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India beats Pakistan by 203 runs to enter the final of ICC U-19 World Cup

Indian defeated Pakistan by a whopping 203 runs in the semi final of the ICC U-19 World Cup 2018 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, on Tuesday.
Ishan Porel celebrates with his teammates after clinching a wicket against Pakistan in the semi final of the ICC U-19 World Cup 2018. (Photo Source: BCCI/Twitter)

Indian U-19 team defeated the Pakistan U-19 team by a whopping 203 runs in the semi final of the ICC U-19 World Cup 2018 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, on Tuesday. India will now play against Australia in the final of the U-19 World Cup to be held at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, on February 3, 2018.

Winning the toss and opting to bat first, India, with the help of a superb century from Shubham Gill (102* runs from 94 balls), scored 272 runs at the fall of nine wickets in 50 overs. Chasing a target of 273 runs, Pakistan buckled under pressure and could just manage to score 69 runs as they lost all the wickets in 29.3 overs. Ishan Porel gave a stunning performance as he clinched four wickets conceding just 17 runs in six overs. Gill was named as the Man of the Match for his crucial century.

This is the sixth time, India’s U-19 team has entered the finals of the U-19 World Cup. India has won the U-19 World cup three times – in 2000 against Sri Lanka, in 2008 against Malaysia and in 2012 against Australia.

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Active COVID cases near 30,000 mark in Nagpur

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur


Nagpur’s COVID-19 tally, on Tuesday, January 25, reached 5,43,064 (till 5 pm) as 4028 (972 from rural and 2956 from city) new cases were recorded in a single day. 

Also, active COVID cases, as on Tuesday, could be seen inching closer to 30,000 mark in the district.

Six people lost their lives (one from rural and five from city) on Tuesday. Till now, 10,183 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in the district. Total tests taken were 11,377.
While patients who recovered on Tuesday were 2519, the total number of recovered patients stood at 503729.

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Nagpur reports 90 COVID cases in past 24 hours

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Nagpur’s COVID-19 tally on Sunday, January 2 reached 4,94,193 (till 5 pm) as 90 (73 city, nine rural) more people tested positive for the virus. 

Also, five patients recovered on Sunday taking the number of recoveries to 4,83,664. 

Till now, 10123 people have lost their lives due to COVID in the district. As of now, there are 406 active COVID patients in the district. 

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ALARMING! Nagpur reports 88 COVID cases in past 24 hours

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur


Nagpur registered 88 (81 from city) new COVID-19 positive cases on Friday, December 31. Nagpur previously had recorded as minimum as six cases on December 24. 

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