Potchefstroom (South Africa): In an exciting come upon, Bangladesh defeated protecting champions India via 3 wickets to win ICC U-19 Global Cup identify for the primary time at Potchefstroom in South Africa on Sunday (February 9).
India have been favourites to clinch a document 5th U-19 Global Cup identify however first-timers Bangladesh carried out beautifully to win their first Global Cup at any degree. Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali used to be the big name of the event as he remained unbeaten on 43 runs and batted with grit and resolution to take his aspect house.
Chasing a modest goal of 177 runs, Bangladesh openers began in a brisk style sooner than Ravi Bishnoi claimed 4 wickets to place India on height. Alternatively, captain Ali held his nerves and batted conveniently to win the ancient identify for his nation.
Ali gained just right make stronger from Rakibul as he batted 25 balls to attain 9 runs and didn’t permit India to win their 5th U-19 Global Cup. “It is an out of this world revel in. We got here right here with plans and it labored out in reality smartly. Whichever group executes their plans higher at the day wins, and that came about for us these days,” Rakibul stated after the event.
Bangladesh opener Parvez Hossain Emon additionally batted smartly and went on to attain 47 the most important runs in spite of an harm. Emon retired harm from the pitch because of cramps however returned later and joined palms with Ali to place his group in a forged place. “It used to be an excellent revel in. We’re global champions now. I’m feeling in reality just right. It used to be a tricky chase, and we needed to paintings in reality arduous. [This feels] in order that just right,” he stated.
Batting first, India scored 177 runs sooner than they have been all out in 47.2 overs. Opener Yashaswi Jaiswal top-scored for India as he hit 88 runs in 121 balls. Tilak Varma and Dhruv Jurel have been the opposite two India U-19 batsmen who controlled to succeed in double-figure mark. Varma scored 38 runs and Jurel contributed 22 runs.
For Bangladesh, Avishek Das used to be the big name performer with the ball as he claimed 3 essential wickets. Shoriful Islam and Tanzib Sakib took two wickets each and every, whilst Rakibul Hossain were given one wicket.
Akbar Ali used to be adjudged man-of-the-match for his good efficiency with the bat. “Once I went into the center, we simply wanted a partnership. I informed my companions that we can’t manage to pay for to lose a wicket. The plan used to be easy. We knew India would possibly not make it simple. They’re a difficult aspect, and we knew it’ll be a hard chase. I’m an individual who needs to stay issues easy, Within the first part of the match, I rarely were given any possibilities to get within the heart, and I sought after to make it rely these days,” stated Ali after receiving the trophy.
Indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal used to be given participant of the match trophy for his scintillating efficiency with the bat all through the match. “I in reality loved the match, I had a just right revel in right here in South Africa, the right way to play on those wickets. I in reality loved it. I had to play my sport, that used to be it. I stay excited about what I want to play subsequent, and I simply concern about my procedure. I will be able to do what I did ultimate time, and I wish to persist with that,” Yashasvi stated.
With the win, Bangladesh have change into the 7th country to have gained an Beneath-19 Global Cup. That is India’s first defeat since 2016 ultimate.