17 Feb 2014

Under 19 cricketers beat the UAE

6:02 am on 17 February 2014

The New Zealand under 19 cricketers have scored their first win at their World Cup beating hosts the UAE by 112 runs in Sharjah.

New Zealand made 281 for 5 in their 50 overs with Robert O'Donnell top scoring with an unbeaten 107.

The UAE was then bowled out for 169 with Jack Hunter taking 3 for 32.

Sri Lanka are unbeaten at the top of the group after beating England by one wicket.

New Zealand will need to beat England in their last group match to qualify for the quarter-finals.