Under-19 Tri-Series: India beat Australia by 47 runs in opener

Kuldeep Yadav led the way with figures of 3/19 after opener Ankush Bains sparkled with a 100-ball 64 which included five fours and a six. Skipper Vijay Zol also displayed impressive form with a 63-ball 46, studded with six fours.

updated: July 02, 2013 15:46 IST
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Darwin, Australia: The Indian under-19 cricket team produced a fine all-round performance to outplay Australia and notch a 47-run win in its opening match of the ongoing tri-nation series at Marrara Oval here on Tuesday.

India's bowlers got the better of Australia, sparking a dramatic collapse late in the day. Australia appeared on track to reach India's total of 221, before losing six wickets for 19 runs to be all out for 174.

Ben McDermott was the only Aussie batsman to offer a fight with a half-century, while the remainder of Australia's line-up was stifled by India's impressive bowling.

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