U19 World Cup 2022: India were bowled out for 189 in 44.5 overs, the most successful team in the history of the tournament.
U19 World Cup 2022: Eleven years ago, Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the World Cup for India by hitting a six at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium and similarly, Dinesh Bana won the Under-19 World Cup final against England. He won the title by hitting sixes. From Covid-19 to the remaining six teams, no one was able to stop India’s horse-riding campaign and once again the most successful team of the tournament overcame its dominance.
Batting well after taking five wickets, Raj Bawa, India’s winning architect, left-arm pacer Ravi Kumar and fighting half-century Nishantha Sindhu. Based on his performance, India beat England by four wickets to win the Under-19 World Cup for a record fifth time.
India, the most successful team in the history of the tournament, bowled out England for 189 in 44.5 overs. Bawa took five for 31 in 9.5 overs and left-arm pacer Ravi Kumar took four for 34.
In reply, India chased down the target and lost 6 wickets with 14 balls to spare. At one stage, India lost four wickets for 97 runs and skipper Yash Dhul, who scored a century in the semi-final against Australia, was dismissed for 17, but Nishant Sindhu (50 not out off 54 balls) and Bawa (35) scored 67 runs. Sharing has saved the team from problems
Co-captain Sheikh Rashid scored 50 runs in the second match. In the end, Dinesh Bana hit two sixes in a row to James Sales to take India to the target in the 48th over.
Earlier, James Reeu (95) saved England from an embarrassing score. India picked up wickets at regular intervals. For England, Rue and James Sales (34 not out) put on 93 for the eighth wicket.
Led by Yash Dhule, India pushed England in the second over when Robbie dismissed Jacob Bethel (2) cheaply. Despite the initial push, George Thomas took 14 runs off Rajvardhan Hungergecker in the next over, including a six and two fours. Robbie sent England captain Tom Perst to the pavilion to bring another success to India. Parst also failed to open the scoring and England lost two wickets for 18 runs in the fourth over.
Robbie took two wickets in the first two overs.
At the other end, Thomas continued to bat aggressively and hit Robbie with two fours. Hungergekar gave up 19 runs in the first spell, then the Indian captain changed the bowling to dust. He also had success but Bawa called Thomas’ catch on the slip and dropped the tactic.
At this time England needed a large partnership but it was not developing. Bawa forced Thomas to play a weak shot and the ball went wide of the cover.
England scored 36 for three in the 11th over. Before the score was 50, Bawa was caught behind the wicket by William Laxton. George Bell was caught behind the wicket by Dinesh Baner.
Rehan Ahmed caught Tambe in the first slip off Bawar. Off-spinner Tambe catches Alex Harton in the dust. Then England trailed by seven runs from one hundred runs. Then Ryu and James Sales took the helm of the innings.