WI U19 win World Cup opener


    West Indies U19s have started their World Cup campaign on the right foot, beating three-time champs Australia.

    The regional team, which won the tournament in 2016, bowled out the young Aussies for 179 with Jayden Seales grabbing 4/49 in 8 overs.

    Jake Fraser-McGurk top-scored with 84.

    In reply, West Indies got home with 3 wickets to spare on the back of a half-century from Nyeem Young.

    They lost 2 wickets right at the final hurdle but eventually got to the target with 3 overs to spare.

    West Indies next face 1998 champs England on Monday 20th January at 4am T&T time.

    The ICC U19 World Cup is being played in South Africa.