India lifted a record fifth U19 World Cup title after defeating England by four runs in the summit clash at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium in North Sound, Antigua, on Saturday.
“Proud moment for India, that we have managed to achieve this. It was difficult at the start to get the combination right. but as time went we became a family and the team atmosphere was good,” says IND captain Yash Dhull.
England U-19: 189 all out in 44.5 overs (James Rew 95; Raj Bawa 5/31, Ravi Kumar 4/34).
India U-19: 195 for 6 in 47.4 overs (Shaik Rasheed 50, Nishant Sindhu 50 not out, Raj Bawa 35; Joshua Boyden 2/24).
Earlier, India had won the U-19 World Cup titles in 2000, 2008, 2012, and 2018. They were the losing finalists in 2006, 2016 and 2020.