Ben Stokes The Star As England Beat India
Durham's Ben Stokes scored 100 to guide England Under-19s to an impressive 31-run victory over India Under-19s in the final initial group game of the Under-19 World Cup.
Stokes' innings helped England reach 246 for eight in their innings, Atiq Javed offering support with 42 and in reply, India recovered from being reduced to 87 for five to be bowled out for 215 in 46.4 overs, David Payne taking three for 40 and Stokes and Nathan Buck both taking two wickets.
Wicket-keeper Sufiyan Shaikh top scored for India with 45 in 72 balls.
The result confirmed the quarter-final draw as follows:
South Africa v Sri Lanka
Australia v New Zealand
England v West Indies
Pakistan v India
The draw for the Plate quarter-finals is as follows:
Ireland v Zimbabwe
Canada v USA
Afghanistan v Papua New Guinea
Bangladesh v Hong Kong
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