Our country rose as the champions of Under-19 World Cup . In the last held Today , Men-in-Blue has beaten Australia by eight wickets. Batting initially, Australia were hard and fast for 216 runs .
India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid is confident that it won’t just be “one memory” that would define this talented bunch of cricketers as a bigger and more challenging journey awaits them.
It’s a memory they’ll cherish for a long time and hopefully it’s not a memory that defines them and they will have a lot more bigger and better memories as they go on ahead in their careers,” coach Dravid said after India’s fourth ICC U-19 World Cup title.
Dravid spoke about the effort that the entire batch put on for the last 14 month, which bore fruit.
I am really proud of the boys, proud of the effort that they have put in and proud of the support staff as well. I think the effort we have put in over the last 14 months have been sensational. They really deserved this, couldn’t be really happier and proud for this bunch of boys,” the legendary batsman said.
Before the finish of 40 Overs , They were at 183 for 4 and going for 250 or more. At that point , Indian Spinners took wickets in bundles to confine the Opponent to a low aggregate .
Australia scored only 33 runs and lost six wickets from 41 to 47.2 overs . At no time did India looked it’s going to lose the match while batting . A glorious century by Manjot Kalra got the victory to India with 11.1 overs to save .
The Top Order Batsman stayed unbeaten on 101. He was bolstered well by Harvik Desai who scored 47 runs. India ended up plainly Under-19 World Cup champions for the fourth circumstances up until now.
Mohammad Kaif (2002), Virat Kohli (2008) and Unmukt Chand (2012) drove groups to Under-19 World Cup title. Prithvi Shaw, who is the captain of the present Under-19 Team, is being viewed as a next enormous thing in Indian cricket. He was purchased in IPL Auction at a favor cost.