Thursday 27 February 2014 

Bangladesh Win Plate Competition

Bangladesh - Plate Champions
Bangladesh have won their fourth ICC Under-19 World Cup Plate competition
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Bangladesh won the Plate competition of the ICC Under-19 World Cup for the fourth time while India beat the West Indies to finish fifth in all four sides' final games of this year's tournament.

REMAINING FIXTURES

28th February

3rd place play-off: England v Australia

1st March

Final: Pakistan v South Africa

TOURNAMENT RANKINGS

1st-4th: TBC
5th: India
6th: West Indies
7th: Afghanistan
8th: Sri Lanka
9th: Bangladesh
10th: New Zealand
11th: Zimbabwe
12th: United Arab Emirates
13th: Scotland
14th: Namibia
15th: Canada
16th: Papua New Guinea

Bangladesh beat New Zealand by 77 runs to end the competition in ninth place, India finished fifth after beating the West Indies by 46 runs and there were also wins for Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

Afghanistan finished in seventh by beating Sri Lanka by five wickets and Zimbabwe beat the United Arab Emirates by 84 runs in the 11th place play-off.

Fifth place play-off

A high-scoring match between India and West Indies saw 634 runs scored before India emerged the victors.

Ankush Bains (74), Sanju Samson (67) and Shreyas Iyer (66) all scored half-centuries as they posted 340 for eight.

Tagenerine Chanderpaul then hit an excellent 112 and Nicolas Pooran 54 before the West Indies fell short, closing on 294 for eight.

Seventh place play-off

Afghanistan produced an outstanding bowling performance to put them on course for their five-wicket win over Sri Lanka.

Usman Ghani returned three for 21 and Sayed Shirzad three for 33 to dismiss Sri Lanka for 114 in 34.3 overs.

Ishanullah then made an unbeaten 37 as Afghanistan chased down their target in 21.2 overs.

Plate Final (ninth place play-off)

Bangladesh won a relatively low-scoring game against New Zealand by 77 runs.

Shadman Islam just missed out on a century, scoring 97, and Litton Das made 79 as Bangladesh were dismissed for 223 with Brett Randall and Dane Watson both taking a brace of wickets.

However, New Zealand struggled in reply and could only manage 146 for nine.

Randall made a valiant unbeaten 51 after Mosaddek Hossain had taken four for 23 and Nihaduzzaman two for 31.

11th place play-off

There was to be no final flourish for hosts United Arab Emirates, who were well beaten by Zimbabwe.

Luke Longwe hit 80 as Zimbabwe were bowled out for 205 in exactly 50 overs. Moaaz Qazi took three for 35, Waruna Perera two for 28 and Sajid Khan two for 33.

UAE then limped to 121 for nine in reply as Kieran Gayle and Herbert Chikonga both took three wickets.

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