Sachin Dhas, Uday Saharan take India to fifth straight U19 World Cup final


Sachin Dhas and skipper Uday Saharan struck contrasting half-centuries in a remarkable 171-run stand as India pipped South Africa in a thriller to enter fifth straight Under 19 World Cup final in Benoni on Tuesday.

India captain Uday Saharan and Sachin Dhas were the stars of the show as India made it to their fifth consecutive U19 World Cup final.

Uday Saharan and Sachin Dhas’s 171-runs partnership for the fifth wicket helped the defending champions chase down a 245-run target after losing the first four wickets for 32 runs.


SOUTH AFRICA U19 – 244/7 (50 Overs)
Lhuan-dre Pretorius – 76 (102), Richard Seletswane – 66 (100), Raj Limbani – 3/60, Musheer Khan – 2/43

INDIA U19 – 249/8 (48.5 Overs)
Sachin Dhas – 96 (95), Uday Saharan – 81 (124), Kwena Maphaka – 3/32, Tristan Luus – 3/37

India will now be facing the winner of the second semifinalists between Pakistan and Australia in the final on February 11.