U-19 World Cup: India knocked out as England register three-wicket win in quarterfinal clash

In a low-scoring game, England held on to their nerves till the end to beat defending champions India by three wickets and reach the semifinal of the tournament, where they take on Pakistan.

updated: February 23, 2014 00:19 IST
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Defending champions India crashed out of the Under-19 World Cup after suffering a three-wicket defeat at the hands of a disciplined England side in the quarterfinals in Dubai on Saturday. (Scorecard | Highlights)

Batting first, India managed 221 for eight, and then saw England chase down the target with five balls to spare at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

On conditions favourable to seamers due to overcast conditions, Deepak Hooda (68) and Sarfaraz Khan's 46-ball 52 helped India post a decent total on a slowish track.

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