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Super-6 in Under-19 World Cup from today: India's first match against New Zealand, top-2 teams of both the groups will play semi-finals.


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Under-19 World Cup is being played in South Africa. After the group stage matches on Sunday, the top 3 teams of each group have now reached the Super-6. In Super-6, two groups of 6 teams each from 12 countries have been formed. In this, India's first match will be against New Zealand today at 1:30 pm.

New Zealand and Pakistan in India's group
India is in Group-1 of Super-6. This includes New Zealand, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Ireland. India will compete against New Zealand and Nepal only.

The team is entering the Super-6 with the points, wins and net run rate achieved in the group stage against its fellow qualifying teams. India had won in the group against Bangladesh and Ireland. At the same time, Pakistan also defeated Nepal and New Zealand. These teams are in Super-6, so their points will be counted. India is on top with 4 points due to better run rate. At the same time, Pakistan is at second place.

Each team will play only two matches in Super-6. Despite Pakistan being in the group, it will not compete with India. Because Pakistan was also on top in Group D like India. India will face the second (New Zealand) and third (Nepal) teams of Group D. At the same time, Pakistan will compete with Ireland and Bangladesh.

Australia on top in the second group
The second group has the top teams of Group B and C. This includes South Africa, Australia, England, Sri Lanka, West Indies and Zimbabwe. Australia is on top due to its best performance in the group stage.

Super-6 will run till February 3. Super Six matches will be held at four venues from Tuesday, January 30 to Saturday, February 3; Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein, Kimberley Oval in Kimberley, JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom and Willowmoor Park in Benoni. The semi-finals and final will be played at Willowmoor Park.

Musheer India's top scorer
The Indian team has performed brilliantly so far in this tournament. Musheer Khan has scored the most runs for the team. This includes a century against Ireland. He played an innings of 118 runs on 106 balls. At the same time, Musheer also performed brilliantly with the ball and took 2 wickets. Musheer Khan is also a part of Mumbai Ranji cricket team. He is the brother of Sarfaraz Khan.

On the other hand, in bowling, spinner Soumya Pandey and pacer Naman Tiwari got the most wickets for the team. Both have taken 8-8 wickets in 3 matches. Soumya took 4 wickets against Bangladesh, 3 against Ireland and 1 against America.

Naman did not get any wicket in the first match, but he took 4 wickets each against Ireland and America.

India batted first in all three matches
India won all three group matches. Beat Bangladesh by 84 runs in the first match. At the same time, won over Ireland by 201 runs and also defeated America by 201 runs. India has not bowled first so far in the tournament.

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