England reach World Cup quarters

England have also beaten Fiji and West Indies

England have also beaten Fiji and West Indies

England reached the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup after beating Zimbabwe to top their group.

Durham’s Jack Burnham scored his second century in three matches as England eased to a 129-run win.

Dan Lawrence’s side will play Sri Lanka or Pakistan in the last eight in Mirpur on 7 February.

Namibia are also through to the quarter-finals after they knocked out defending champions South Africa.

In Burnham (298 runs in three matches) and Lawrence (288 in three), England have the highest run-scorers in the tournament.

The next best is the hosts Bangladesh’s Nazmul Hossain Shanto, who has 186 runs in two knocks.

Lancashire fast bowler Saqib Mahmood is the competition’s leading wicket-taker with 11 victims, ahead of three players with seven wickets each.

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