U-19 World Cup: Pundits hail 'new Shane Warne' as Lloyd Pope sets record

Updated: Jan 24, 2018, 12:24 IST | AFP

A record-breaking eight-wicket spell from Australian leg-spinner Lloyd Pope at the Under-19 World Cup yesterday has sparked comparisons to the legendary Shane Warne from pundits Down Under

Lloyd Pope
Lloyd Pope

A record-breaking eight-wicket spell from Australian leg-spinner Lloyd Pope at the Under-19 World Cup yesterday has sparked comparisons to the legendary Shane Warne from pundits Down Under. Pope took eight for 35 against England to spin Australia into the semi-finals and set a new benchmark at the youth tournament, which is currently under way in New Zealand. Pope, 18, came into the attack with England cruising at 47 without loss as they chased Australia's total of 127.

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