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U-19 Cricket WC Final : India’s ‘heartbreak’ again; Australia ‘Champion’ in Under-19 World Cup | leader

Benoni; News Agency: In the final match of the U-19 World Cup held in Benoni, South Africa, the Australian youth team defeated the Indian youth team by 79 runs to win the World Cup for the fourth time. With this defeat, the Indians were heartbroken again and the Indian youth team lost the opportunity to take advantage of Pat Cummins’ defeat in the ICC World Cup. Australia scored 253 for 7 when they batted first. In reply, India managed to score 174 runs in 43.5 overs. India had won the tournament five times so far; But he failed to hit a world-winning six. (U-19 Cricket WC Final)

This is the first time Australia has defeated India in the Under-19 World Cup. Along with this, he won the Under-19 World Cup for the fourth time. India defeated Australia in the U-19 World Cup finals in 2012 and 2018. (U-19 Cricket WC Final)

India’s opener Adarsh ​​Singh top-scored with 47 runs as Australia overcame the 254-run challenge set for victory. However, he also took 77 balls to score these runs. Apart from Adarsh, only three batsmen from India could reach double figures. Musheer Khan scored 22 runs while Murgan Ashwin scored 42 runs. Naman Tiwari tried to support Murgan by knocking 13 runs.
The entire Indian team was bowled out for 174 runs. Beardman and McMillan hit hard for Australia. Both of them took 3 wickets each.

Earlier, Australia won the toss and elected to bat first. India’s fast bowler Raj Limbani gave Australia the first blow by dismissing Sam Kontas for a wicket. After that, India bowled perfectly and did not let them get their heads down. Australia’s Harjas Singh scored 55 runs with three fours and three sixes. This time, three Australian batsmen missed their half centuries. Australian captain Hugh Bevgen was dismissed for 48 runs. Australian opener Harry Dixon was dismissed for 42 runs. Oliver Peak then took the responsibility of the team on his shoulders and fought the fort till the end and scored 46 not out. This time, Raj Limbani bowled penetratingly from India. Limbani dismissed three batsmen for 38 runs in 10 overs. Naman Tiwari gave good support to Limbani this time. Naman dismissed two batsmen this time. Soumi Pandey and Mushir Khan took one wicket each this time.

Highest score in history

This is the first time in the history of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup that a team has crossed the 250-run mark in the final. Earlier in the 1998 Under-19 Cricket World Cup final, England scored 242 runs against New Zealand. In the same match, New Zealand scored 241 runs while batting first.

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