Off to the very best begin with three wins on the trot, defending champions India will look to maintain the juggernaut rolling after they tackle New Zealand of their tremendous six stage match of the U-19 World Cup on January 30.
Having certified for the tremendous six stage as Group A leaders, India will even have the benefit of taking part in on the Mangaung Oval on Tuesday — the identical venue that they’ve performed all their three matches to this point.
New Zealand, however, transfer right here from East London and must adapt rapidly to the situations.
India notched up simple wins towards Bangladesh, Ireland and USA. While the document five-time champions struggled a bit with the bat towards their Asian rivals within the first recreation, the ‘Boys in Blue’ fired on all cylinders within the following two video games.
The neatest thing concerning the Indian group is that at the least one or two batters had raised arms and brought accountability to attain runs.
Number three batter Mursheer Khan, the youthful brother of prolific Mumbai batter Sarfaraz, has been the group’s most constant performer with the bat. Having scored a century and a fifty, Mursheer is the third highest run getter within the event after the group stage.
Adarsh Singh hasn’t been in a position to capitalise on the begins he had within the final two video games and he can be on the lookout for a giant rating whereas fellow opner Arshin Kulkarni could be excessive on confidence after his spectacular century.
Skipper Uday Saharan has performed impactful innings and can look to proceed in the identical vein.
In the bowling division, left-arm pacer Naman Tiwari has excelled with the ball. After going wicketless towards Bangladesh, he has grabbed 4 wickets every within the following two video games.
Left-arm spinner Saumy Pandey has additionally been spectacular, as he appears to be like to assault the stumps with pretty correct deliveries. With eight scalps to this point, he boasts of the second greatest economic system (2.01) within the event.
New Zealand completed second in Group D with two wins from three video games. The Kiwi’s batting line up has struggled within the event.
While they have been in a position to eke out a slender one-wicket win over Afghanistan whereas chasing a modest 91, they succumbed to a deflating 10-wicket loss to Pakistan, the place they have been bowled out for 140.
Against a formidable India line-up, the onus can be on the Kiwi batters to enhance the bowling division.
Both sided will even keep watch over their Net Run Rates as every group will carry ahead the factors and NRR they earned towards fellow Super Six qualifying groups.
The Squads: India: Uday Saharan (c), Arshin Kulkarni, Adarsh Singh, Rudra Mayur Patel, Sachin Dhas, Priyanshu Moliya, Musheer Khan, Aravelly Avanish Rao, Saumy Kumar Pandey, Murugan Abhishek, Innesh Mahajan, Dhanush Gowda, Aaradhya Shukla, Raj Limbani and Naman Tiwari.
New Zealand: Oscar Jackson (c), Mason Clarke, Sam Clode, Zac Cumming, Rahman Hekmat, Tom Jones, James Nelson, Snehith Reddy, Matt Rowe, Ewald Schreuder, Lachlan Stackpole, Oliver Tewatiya, Alex Thompson, Ryan Tsourgas, Luke Watson.
Match begins 1:30 p.m. IST.