18 Feb 2014

Afganhistan beats Australia at under-19 World Cup

11:23 am on 18 February 2014

Afghanistan's under-19 cricketers have beaten Australia by 36 runs at their World Cup in the United Arabs Emirates.

Afghanistan scored 253 in their 50 overs and then bowled Australia out for 217.

Bangladesh tops the group from Australia and Afghanistan.

Meanwhile New Zealand plays England tonight, needing a win to make the quarter-finals.