India lifted a record-extending fifth ICC U19 World Cup title after defeating England within the remaining on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua on Saturday. The Yash Dhull-led facet defeated the Three Lions within the summit conflict by 4 wickets.
Earlier, India had gained the U19 World Cup in 2000, 2008, 2012, and 2018. Chasing 190, India obtained off to the worst begin attainable as Joshua Boyden dismissed Angkrish Raghuvanshi (0) on the third ball of the innings. Harnoor Singh and Shaik Rasheed then obtained collectively on the crease and the duo placed on 49 runs for the second wicket. As quickly as India began to realize an higher hand, England stormed proper again into the competition within the 18th over as Thomas Aspinwall dismissed Harnoor (21), lowering India to 49/2.
Skipper Yash Dhull subsequent joined Rasheed within the center and each batters stitched collectively a partnership of 46 runs which noticed Rasheed (50) going previous his 50-run mark. Nonetheless, as quickly as he reached the milestone, he ended up giving his wicket away to James Gross sales. In his subsequent over, Gross sales picked up the scalp of Dhull (17), and India was diminished to 97/4, nonetheless needing 93 runs for the win.
Raj Bawa (35) and Nishant Sindhu (50*) then ensured that India doesn’t lose wickets in a cluster. In the long run, India registered a four-wicket win to carry the U19 World Cup for the fifth time.
Earlier, Raj Bawa scalped 5 wickets whereas Ravi Kumar took 4 as India bowled out England for 189 inside 45 overs. England crumbled within the first half of the innings earlier than James Rew’s gutsy 95-run knock helped the Three Lions attain a rating of greater than the 180-run mark.
Opting to bat first, England obtained off to the worst attainable begin as left-arm pacer Ravi Kumar picked two wickets (Jacob Bethell and Tom Prest) within the first 4 overs. George Thomas and James Rew tried to get the partnership going however Raj Bawa dismissed the opener as India took management over the sport.
England saved shedding wickets at common intervals and was quickly discovered reeling at 61-6 within the seventeenth over. In the meantime, James Rew saved preventing onerous and scored a fifty to rescue his facet from the precarious place. Rew and James Gross sales put up a fifty-run stand to revive England’s innings. Nonetheless, Rew fell 5 runs in need of a century as Ravi Kumar eliminated him within the forty fourth over.
Rew’s wicket triggered a collapse and England misplaced the ultimate two wickets to set a 190-run goal for India within the remaining.
Transient Scores:England 189 all out (James Rew 95, James Gross sales 34*; Raj Bawa 5-31); India 195/6 (Shaik Rasheed 50, Nishant Sindhu 50*; Joshua Boyden 2-24).