Joshua Little and Rory Anders put India in a spot of bother before Sarfaraz Khan and Washington Sundar joined the rescue act to post a total beyond the reach of Ireland and register a 79-run victory in their Group D ICC World Cup U-19 encounter in Mirpur.
The Indian team has ascended to the top position in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings after South Africa slipped to the third spot following their 2-1 defeat against England in the Basil D'Oliveira Trophy.
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult stated that injuries are a part and parcel of the game after his teammate Mitchell McClenaghan suffered a hit above the eye during the first One-Day International against Pakistan on Monday.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann will not fly to New Zealand along with the national team for the One-Day International series against the Black Caps which begins on 3rd February after he was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis.
Corey Anderson produced a majestic all-round performance helping New Zealand to a massive 95-run victory against Pakistan in the third Twenty20 International in Wellington and thereby winning the series 2-1.
Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson shared a world-record partnership of unbeaten 171 runs as New Zealand romped home with 10 wickets chasing Pakistan's 168 in the second Twenty20 International in Hamilton.
Riding on Mohammad Hafeez's half-century and a clinical bowling performance, Pakistan overcame fifties from Kane Williamson and Colin Munro to win the first Twenty20 International in Auckland by 16 runs.
Todd Astle has been named in the New Zealand Twenty20 International squad to face Pakistan in the upcoming three-match series after a gap of more than three years since his last international appearance.