AF-Y vs SA-Y: After locking horns in the 6th fixture on Saturday, South Africa U19 and Afghanistan U19 will once again face each other on Monday morning at St Xavier’s College Ground, Thiruvananthapuram for the third place playoff. The clash is set to begin at 09:00 AM IST.
Both the sides met at Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuramon Saturday where South Africa clinched 9 runs win after successfully defending 200 runs on the board. Put into bat first, South Africa managed 200 runs in 49.5 overs with the forties from skipper M Montgomery and wicketkeeper batter Luke Beaufort. Riaz Hussan (3-26) was the pick of the bowlers for Afghanistan while Arif Khan, Abid Mohammadi and A Taniwal returned with 2 wickets each.
Afghanistan U-19 vs South Africa U-19 Playing 11:
Wicketkeeper: M Ishaq
Batsmen: F Zakhil, R Hassan, I Zazai
All-rounder: A Mohammadi, Jamshid Khan
Bowlers: F H Farooqi, A K D, A Rahman, S Ghafari
South Africa U19:
Wicketkeeper: B Makhakha
Batsmen: Jonathan Bird, Matthew Montgomery, Ruan Terblanche
All-rounder: Andile Mokgakane, Bryce Parsons, Marco Jansen
Bowlers: Siya Plaatjie, N Yikha, Jarred Jardine, A Cloete
Afghanistan U-19 vs South Africa U-19 Squads:
Farhan Zakhil (c), Arif Khan, Ahmad Zahir, Jamshid Khan, Ihsanullah Mandozai, Islam Zazai, Abdul Rahman, Riaz Hussan, Abid Mohammadi, Ijaz Ahmad, Fazal Haq, Hasan Safai, Naveed Zabul, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Ishaq Zazai (wk)
South Africa U-19:
Thamsanqa Khumalo, Luke Beaufort (wk), Lifa Ntanzi, Achille Cloete, Andile Mokgakane, Ruan Terblanche, Nonelela Yikha, Kgaudisa Molefe, Matthew Montgomery (c), Marco Jansen, Jonathan Bird, Bonga Makhakha, Bryce Parsons, Siya Plaatjie, Jarred Jardine