ICC U19 World Cup 2022 Final: India defeated England by 4 wickets in the final of the Under-19 World Cup. With this victory, India has qualified for the Under-19 World Cup for the fifth time. After this glorious victory, the Indian team is being showered with admiration. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly also congratulated the team. “Congratulations to the Under-19 team and support staff and selectors for winning the World Cup in such a brilliant way,” Ganguly tweeted. “The Rs 40 lakh cash prize we have announced is a testament to the performance and efforts of these players,” Ganguly said.
England’s decision to bat first
England won the toss and elected to bat first. But the same decision came to their notice. England were bowled out for 189 by India’s Ravi Kumar and Raj Bawa. James Rue from England scored 95 runs. So, Bawa took 5 wickets from India and undermined England’s innings. Team India, led by Yash Dhull, has shown an excellent performance in this tournament.
India opener Jacob Bethel and skipper Toe Priest were bowled out by India bowler Ravi Kumar in a cheap tent. In this match, Jacob was two and Tom Priest was zero. After that, Raj Bawa bowled well and dismissed openers George Thomas (27), William Luxton (4), George Bell (0) and Rehan Ahmed (10). James Reu from England fought the fort on one side. However, he lost wickets on Ravi Kumar’s bowling. James Reu scored 95 runs. Which included 12 fours. After Rio, the England team could not stand on the pitch for long. England were all out for 189 runs. From India, Raj Bawa took 5 wickets and Ravi Kumar took 4 wickets.
India got off to a bad start as they chased down the target set by England. India opener Angkrish Raghuvanshi (0 runs) was dismissed in the second ball of the first over. Harnoor Singh and Sheikh Rashid then put on a 49-run stand. However, he lost his wicket on the bowling of Thomas Espinwall. After this, skipper Yash Dhull and Rashid recovered India’s innings. Before India could cross the century mark, James Seal pushed Yash and Rashid back. Raj Bawa, meanwhile, was dismissed as India needed 25 runs to win. Kaushal Tambe also lost his wickets. However, Nishant Sindhu kept the grip strong on one side and brought India to the brink of victory. Then wicketkeeper Dinesh Bana hit a six off the fourth ball of the 48th over to help India win the Under-19 World Cup.