India Under-19 bulldoze England by 293 runs

Published: Sunday, January 23, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Bangalore:Manoj Tiwary took five wickets as India under-19 team thrashed their English counterparts by 293 runs in the first "Test" at M Chinnaswamy Stadium here today.

Tiwary (5/33) was well supported by Avinash Yadav (3/16) and Harvinder Singh (2/45), with the visiting English colts going down tamely without offering a semblance of a fight.

Chasing a victory target of 423 in their second innings, the England under-19 team were all out for 129 in 45.4 overs.

The four-day match ended well within three days. With match figures of 19.4-6-45-8, Tiwary, who tormented the rival team batsmen, was declared man-of-the-match.

Earlier, Ambati Rayudu-led host team, who made 334 in their first knock, declared their second essay at 200 for the loss of four wickets. The skipper himself top-scored with aquickfire, stroke-filled 58 off 53 balls with ten fours.

Tiwary remained unbeaten on 50 facing 48 balls and hitting four boundaries and one six.

Brief scores: India 334 and 200/4 declared (Rayudu 58, Tiwary 50 not out, Faiz Fazal 37, Mayank Tehlan 26; Mitchell Stokes 1/30, Mark Lawson 1/41, Thomas Smith 1/42) vs England 112 and 129 (Ben Harmison 33, Stokes 33, Joseph Denly 24;Tiwary 5/33, Yadav 3/16, Singh 2/45).

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