Bangladesh reach ICC U19 World Cup semi-final

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Sports desk, Jan 31: Bangladesh youth cricket team have reached the semi finals of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup after they defeated hosts South Africa by 104 runs.The Proteas youths were all out for 157 runs in 42.3 overs chasing down a gigantic terget, 262 runs, set by the young Tigers Senwes Park, Potchefstroom on Thursday.

Earlier, South Africa won the toss but sent Bangladesh to bat first. The latter scored 261 runs in stipulated 50 overs.

In the semi finals, Bangladesh will face New Zealand at the same venue on February 6.