Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick takes India to Under-19 World Cup quarters

Chasing 89 for a win, defending under-19 World Cup champions India defeated Scotland by five wickets after losing five wickets for 22 runs. With this win, India are now in the quarters.

updated: February 17, 2014 20:15 IST
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Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the Under-19 World Cup before the defending champions entered the quarterfinals with a patchy five-wicket win over Scotland in their low-scoring Group A match in Dubai on Monday.

Yadav's hat-trick was the highlight of a superb bowling effort by the Indians before they survived a collapse of their own to finish at 92 for five in 22.3 overs.

The Indians are on top in their group with two wins out of two and just one match to go. On a pitch, which seemed to be loaded in favour of the bowlers, Scotland won the toss and opted to bat.

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