Under 19 Cricket World Cup : India Beat Australia to Lift Under 19 World Cup Trophy

India are the New Champions of the Under 19 World Cup 2018. This is India’s fourth Under 19 World Cup title and this time under captain Prithvi Shaw and veteran coach Rahul Dravid. In the league match of the Under 19 World Cup 2018, India’s U-19 cricket team displayed outstanding form and battered the Australian team. The Indian team again demolished Australia in the Under 19 World Cup Finals, crushing them by 8 wickets. 

Manoj Karla’s Brilliant Century Crushes the Aussie Dreams. India restrict australia for 216 and won by 8 wickets

Earlier, the Indian U-19 cricket team cruised to finals after annihilating arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-finals, scoring 272 runs against Pakistan’s shameful 69. Australia, on the other hand, reached the finals after defeating a determined Afghan side.

In the Under 19 World Cup 2018, None of the Pakistani Batsman could Score More than 19 Runs. they probably took the under – 19 thing too seriously – Twitter humour

Indian Team Remained Undefeated Throughout Under 19 World Cup 2018

The Indian U-19 team started off with a strong victory against their final opponents Australia, following which they went on to defeat Papua New Guinea, Zimbabwe and finally Bangladesh in the quarterfinals. The team’s performance throughout the series had been a topic of discussion for all as each team player showed extraordinary tricks and moves to make the World Cup journey one to remember. No matter what the playing order or position, the players, whether the openers or the middle-order players, each player maintained a steady pace all throughout the series to reach the top spot.

Australian U-19 Team Last Won The WC In 2010

The Australian team, on the other hand, ended the series on a high although it began with a loss to its eventual final opponent – India. The 2010 U-19 World Cup winners entered the semifinals on Monday after defeating the vigorous Afghan Team.

Team opener Jack Edwards said their victory against Afghanistan was possible following the lessons the team took from their loss against India in the opening match. He added that the Indian spinners were the lot that taught the Aussie boys some valuable lessons that the team discussed with the coach and later on went ahead to use against the Afghan spinners.

India and Australia U-19 teams have so far held three titles each, the last being India’s six-wicket victory against the Aussies in Townsville in 2012.

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