India beat Nepal by 171 runs in U-19 Asia Cup

India have opened their campaign in the Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket tournament in style. At Savar in Bangladesh yesterday, they recorded a dominating 171-run win over minnows Nepal in a group A match.

Put in to bat, India scored 304 for nine. Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal hit a fine 104, while wicket-keeper Prabh Simran Singh contributed 84.

Chasing 305 to win, Nepal couldn’t stand up to India’s top-notch bowling and were bundled out Nepal for a paltry 133 in 36.4 overs. Yashasvi was adjudged Man of the Match.

India are clubbed with Afghanistan, Nepal and UAE in Group A. India will next face UAE today.

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