Captain Yash Dhull after winning the 2022 U-19 World Cup title
Antigua: India captain Yash Dhull, winner of the U-19 World Cup, could not have been more proud of his boys as his side showed great character and heart to lift the U-World Cup title -19 2022, fifth overall for the country, making them the most successful team in the tournament since its debut.Also Read – U19 World Cup Final: Watch Kaushal Tambe turn into a juggler to dismiss James Rew who tipped the scales in India’s favor | Turning
India produced a clinical all-around performance to beat England by four wickets in the final. Shaik Rasheed (50 from 84) and Nishant Sindhu crushed the 50s while Raj Bawa (35 from 54) also played a vital shot and helped India pursue the small but tricky target in 47.4 overs. Also Read – EXCLUSIVE: It’s a paradigm shift like before Kohli and after Kohli in Indian cricket, says former India flyhalf Arun Lal
“This is a proud moment for India. It was a good strike and a good return from England. But we kept our minds calm and focused,” Dhull said during the post-game presentation. Also Read – Highlights, U-19 World Championship Final: Sindhu Makes Dhoni as India Win Fifth Title and Beat England by 4 Wickets in Antigua
“It was difficult at first to find the right combination, but over time we became a family and the team atmosphere was good,” he added.
The skipper also credited the support staff for the team’s success.
“It’s great to be coached by Mr. VVS Laxman, Mr. Hrishikesh Kanitkar and others,” he said.
It is India’s record fifth Under-19 World Cup title in the history of the tournament having won it in 2000, 2008, 2012, 2018. The team led by Yash Dhull finished the tournament with an invincibility in the West Indies, displaying the strength of the assembly. lineage of new generation Indian cricketers.
With this, Dhull joins the illustrious list of captains – Mohammad Kaif (2000), Virat Kohli (2008), Unmukt Chand (2012), Prithvi Shaw (2018) – who won the U-19 trophy for India in the pass.
Earlier, a superb bowling performance by Raj Bawa (5/31) and Ravi Kumar (4/34) helped India beat England for 189 despite a fifty fight by James Rew (95).
At 91-7 England were in deep trouble but the vital partnership of Rew and James Sales for the eighth wicket took England to a competitive aggregate in the summit clash.
Pursuing a difficult goal, India got off to a bad start. However, Nishant Sindhu kept his nerves and hit a superb fifty, putting India on the verge of victory. It was Raj Bawa – the star of the day – who hit some sixes and took India to the winning line in style.
(With IANS entries)