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ICC U19 World Cup, India lift the world cup after 6 years

ICC U19 World Cup, India lift the world cup after 6 years
Written by Abhishek Lohia

India wins the ICC U19 world cup after 6 years and showed that why they are best in the world cricket. Batsman Manjot Kalra scored  Fabulous 101 runs against Australia in this match and wins this match for his team. India beat Australia by 8 wickets remaining and lifts his fourth U19 Trophy after six years of interval. India chases the target successfully in just 38 overs and records fourth time winning this tournament. At the start of the day, Australia won the toss and elected to bat first, but the team got in trouble when star bowler Ishan Porel sends the opening pair of Australia.

Batsman Manjot Kalra dominates the Australian side, by completing his first u19 century in this world cup. Captain Prithvi Shaw scored 29 runs while Shubhman gill scored 31 runs. India was unbeaten in this tournament so far, and they already have beaten Australia in their first league match by 100 runs. Captain Prithvi Shaw become the First Indian captain, who picked in IPL before ending this tournament. First Shubhman Gill and now this time–Manjot Kalra is the man, who played very fine innings in the finals.

 

Scorecard

Australia– 216/10, In 47.2 Overs

Jonathan Merlo-(76), Param Uppal-(34), Sutherland- 6.5-0-36-1

India– 220/2, In 38.5 overs

Manjot Kalra-(101*), Harvik Desai-(47*), Shiva Singh 10-0-36-2

 

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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