Young Tigers restrict India to 177 in Under-19 World Cup final

Published : 09 Feb 2020, 17:41

Sahos Desk

Avishek Das, Tanzim Hasan Sakib and Shoriful Islam led a disciplined Bangladesh attack to restrict defending champions India to 177 for ten in the ICC Under-19 World Cup final at Senwes Park in South Africa on Sunday.

Earlier, Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team won the toss and elected bowl first.

It was the first final of any Bangladeshi side in an ICC event. Bangladesh beat New Zealand in the semifinal and stormed the final for the first time.
India on the other hand, played the final six times and won the title four times. Young Bangladeshi Tigers are upbeat to lift the trophy in their first final.

Before this one, Bangladesh played four games against India in U-19 World Cup and lost three of them. Their only World Cup win against India came back in 2002 in New Zealand.

Bangladesh U-19 (Playing XI): Parvez Hossain Emon, Tanzid Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Towhid Hridoy, Shahadat Hossain, Avishek Das, Akbar Ali(w/c), Shamim Hossain, Rakibul Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib

India U-19 (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyansh Saxena, Tilak Varma, Priyam Garg(c), Dhruv Jurel(w), Siddhesh Veer, Atharva Ankolekar, Ravi Bishnoi, Shashwat Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh

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