India beat West Indies by 46 runs to finish fifth in ICC U-19 World Cup

Updated: 27 February 2014 20:00 IST

England and Australia will clash in the 3rd-4th position play-off at the ICC Academy 1 in Dubai. At ICC Academy 2, Pakistan and South Africa will prepare for Saturday's final to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

India beat West Indies by 46 runs to finish fifth in ICC U-19 World Cup

Sharjah:

India overcame Tagenarine Chanderpaul's century to beat the West Indies by 46 runs at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in a play-off match for the 5th-6th positions at the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Thursday.


Chanderpaul scored 112 from 136 balls with eight fours and a six as the West Indies, chasing India's mammoth 340/8, finished at 294/8. Chanderpaul finished the tournament with 293 runs with one century and two half-centuries.

Earlier, Ankush Bains (74), Sanju Samson (67) and Shreyas Iyer (66) batted well to help India post the highest total of the tournament. For the West Indies, Gudakesh Motie picked up 3/52 and Preston McSween bagged 2/74.

England and Australia will clash in the 3rd-4th position play-off at the ICC Academy 1 in Dubai. At ICC Academy 2, Pakistan and South Africa will prepare for Saturday's final to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Brief scores: India 340/8 in 50 overs (Ankush Bains 74, Sanju Samson 67, Shreyas Iyer 66; Gudakesh Motie 3/52, Preston McSween 2/74) lost to West Indies 294/8 in 50 overs (Tagenarine Chanderpaul 112, Nicolas Pooran 54, Tristan Coleman 45; Chama Milind 2/50).



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