U-19 World Cup : All-round India clinch their fifth title as they beat England by 4 wickets in the Final

India won their fifth title of U-19 World Cup AFP

India won their fifth title of U-19 World Cup AFP

Driven by Raj Bawa’s overall exhibition, India beat England by four wickets in Antigua on Saturday to get their fifth ICC Under-19 World Cup title. India pursued down the precarious 190-run focus with just 14 balls in excess, politeness master half-hundreds of years from Shaik Rasheed and Nishant Sindhu in the low-scoring experience.

Choosing for bat in the wake of winning the throw, England battled to track down energy in their innings. The speed team of Raj Bawa and Ravi Kumar continued to strike at standard stretches to inconvenience the English. After captain Tom Prest was tidied up briefly ball duck by the left-arm seamer, James Rew pursued a long fight for the English while Bawa continued to contribute with wickets.

After they were decreased for 91 for 7 in the 25th over, Rew revived the England innings with a battling 93-run association in the organization of No. 9 James Sales, who played a capable hand with an unbeaten 65-ball 34. Rew’s 116-ball 95, thusly, pushed England towards a serious aggregate. Nonetheless, what might have been a 230-240 score turned out to be sub-200 one as Rew tumbled to Rana in the 44th over – got brilliantly by a plunging Kaushal Tambe in the profound. Rana returned figures of 4 for 34 as England lost their last three wickets for five runs.

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Accordingly, India also didn’t have the most familiar of batting exhibitions, yet their objective was helped by different solid organizations that they figured out how to fasten en route. Subsequent to losing opener Angkrish Raghvanshi briefly ball duck, their pursuit was steadied by a 49-run stand between Shaikh Rasheed and Harnoor Singh, before the last option withdrew got behind. Rasheed, notwithstanding, proceeded to stroke his second progressive 50 years, and in organization of skipper Yash Dhull pushed India to a consistent situation around the midway characteristic of their innings.

Nonetheless, James Sales struck in progressive overs to eliminate both the set players and diminished India to an interesting 97 for 4. Britain tracked down a way back into the challenge, however Bawa and Sindhu held onto that force back in support of India with a 67-run stand – the most elevated of India’s innings. Bawa succumbed to a vigilant 35, however Sindhu assisted India over the line with an unbeaten 50 years.

Dinesh Bana completed India’s pursuit with two continuous sixes in the 48th over, bowled by Sales, to assist India with updating England’s aggregate.

Brief Score : England u19 189 in 44.5 overs (James Rew 95, James Sales 34*; Raj Bawa 5-31, Ravi Kumar 4-34) lost to India u19 195/6 in 47.4 overs (Nishant Sindhu 50*, Shaik Rasheed 50; Joshua Boydon 2-24, Thomas Aspinwall 2-42) by 4 wickets

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