Indian Under-19 Men’s team achieved a rare feat during the same time when Senior Men’s Cricket team created history in Sri Lanka with 3-0 test series clean sweep. Junior Men’s team played two test matches and 5 ODIs winning all of them. England were blanked 0-2 in Test series and 0-5 in ODI series at home. What a rare achievement!
Summary of Test Series
Indian Squad: Shivam Mavi, P Shaw, HM Desai, RP Das, Shubman Gill, Manjot Kalra, Ashok Sandhu, RD CHahar, V Tiwari, Nalkande, Nagarkoti, HJ Rana, Radhakrishnan
In Test matches Shubman Gill and Manjot Kalra scored a century each, while RP Das and PP Shaw scored 3 half-centuries eac.PP Shaw was the only batsman from both sides to aggregate 200+ runs in 2 test matches. He added 250 runs in 4 innings. Nagarkoti with With 14 and Shivam Mavi with 10 wickets were most successful bowlers. Nagarkoti with 10/112 in one test was the only bowler to have grabbed 5-wicket hauls.
Summary of ODI Series
Indian Squad: Shivam Mavi, P Shaw, HM Desai, Shubman Gill, RD CHahar, Nalkande, Nagarkoti, HJ Rana, Radhakrishnan, SF Khan, Abhishek Sharma, HJ Patel, Shiva Singh, YS Thakur, AS Roy, IC Porel
278 runs with a century and half-century in 4 innings made Shubman Gill the only batsman from both teams to aggregate 200+ runs. PP Shaw (160) and SF Khan (115) were other Indians to aggregate 100+ runs during the series. 10 wickets each made AS Roy and Chahar the most successful bowlers. Shiva Singh (5/38) provided the only five-for occasion of series.
All Results (July 19 – Aug 16, 2017)
Test Series: 2-0 win for India
1st Test, Chesterfield: India won by 334 runs
Score: Ind 519 and 173/6d; Eng: 195 and 163 (46.1 ov, target: 498)
2nd Test, Worcester: India won by 97 runs
Score: Ind 292 and 330; Eng: 284 and 241 (53.4 ov, target: 339)
ODI Series: 5-0 for India
1st ODI, Cardiff: Ind won by 5 wkts (93 balls remaining)
Score: Eng 181 (46.4/50 ov); Ind 185/5 (34.3/50 ov)
2nd ODI, Canterbury: Ind won by 8 wkts (100 balls remaining)
Score: Eng 175 (44.4/50 ov); Ind 177/2 (33.2/50 ov)
3rd ODI, Hove: Ind won by 169 runs
Score: Ind 327/7 (50/50 ov); Eng 158 (40.5/50 ov)
4th ODI, Bristol: Ind won by 1 run (D/L)
Score: Eng 276/8 (50), Ind 151/4 (28/28)
5th ODI, Taunton, Ind won by 1 wkt (4 balls remaining)
Score: Eng 222/9 (50), Ind 226/9 (49.2)