Basseterre (St Kitts and Nevis). England’s Joshua Boyden on Sunday won the ICC Under-19 World Cup (Under-19 World Cup) bowled a killer in the Group A match. He took 4 wickets for just 16 runs and played an important role in bundling the Bangladeshi team for just 97 runs. Defending champion Bangladesh had a very poor start in the match and their 4 wickets fell to the team score of just 8 runs.
Left-arm fast bowler Joshua gave Bangladesh early shocks and sent Ariful to the pavilion after opener Mahfizul Islam. Joshua then also took the wickets of captain Rakibul Hasan and Abdullah Mamoon. At the same time, right-arm fast bowler Thomas Aspinwal took 2 wickets for 18 runs. Apart from these, Toss Prest, Fateh Singh and James Sales took 1-1 wickets.
Defending champion Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first. However, this decision backfired and he lost wickets at frequent intervals, making his score 26 for 5 by the 14th over. Bangladesh continued to lose wickets even after this and at the end of the 25th over their score was 51 for 9 wickets.
Only 4 Bangladesh batsmen could reach double digits. Last player Ripon Mandal played an unbeaten innings of 33 runs in 41 balls which included 5 fours and 1 six. With this Bangladesh’s biggest partnership was for the last wicket in which Mandal and Naimur Rohman (11) added 46 runs.