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Afghanistan's U-19 Beat Pakistan By 5 Wickets

Afghanistan's under 19 team beat Pakistan by five wickets in the opening match of the the ICC Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand.

Earlier, Pakistan under-19 team won the toss and managed to score only 188 runs in 47. 4 overs.

Rohail Nazir was highest scorer for the Pakistan under-19 team who scored 81 runs with help of boundaries.

For Afghanistan, Azmatullah Omarzai and Qais Ahmed grabbed three wickets each while Naveen ul Haq got two wickets.

In reply, Afghanistan chased the target in 47.3 overs with five wickets remaining.

Darwish Rasooli scored 76 not out while Ikram Ali Khil add 46 runs to earn victory for Afghanistan.