Defending champions India will start as the overwhelming favourites to win the final of 2020 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup when they met neigbhours Bangladesh at Potchefstroom, South Africa on Sunday. (More Cricket News)
India are playing in their seventh final, and are looking to join Pakistan as the only side the defend the title. But first-time finalists Bangladesh will try to deny the four-time winners a record-extending fifth title.
In fact, Bangladesh are a win away from captain Akbar Ali’s bold pre-tournament prediction that they could lift the trophy. But India are on an 11-match winning run at the age-level competition since their defeat against West Indies in the final of the 2016 edition.
Paths to final
- Defeated Sri Lanka by 90 runs
- Defeated Japan by 10 wickets
- Defeated New Zealand by 44 runs (DLS method)
- Defeated Australia by 74 runs in the quarter-final
- Defeated Paksitan by 10 wickets in the semi-final
- Defeated Zimbabwe by nine wickets (DLS method)
- Defeated Scotland by seven wickets
- No result against Pakistan
- Defeated South Africa by 104 runs in the quarter-final
- Defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the semi-final
India: Priyam Garg (c), Kartik Tyagi, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Divyansh Saxena, Ravi Bishnoi, Dhruv Jurel (wk), Siddhesh Veer, Akash Singh, Atharva Ankolekar, Sushant Mishra.
Bangladesh: Parvez Hossain Emon, Tanzid Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Towhid Hridoy, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Akbar Ali (c & wk), Rakibul Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Hasan Murad.
Here's else everything you need to know about the match:
Match: India U19 vs Australia U19 Final
Date: February 9 (Sunday)
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Venue: Senwes Cricket Stadium, Potchefstroom, South Africa
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India: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Divyansh Saxena, Priyam Garg (c), Dhruv Chand Jurel (vc & wk), Shashwat Rawat, Siddhesh Veer, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra, Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil.
Bangladesh: Akbar Ali (c), Towhid Hridoy (vc), Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Avishek Das, Parvez Hossain Emon, Rakibul Hasan, Tanzid Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Murad, Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mohammad Shahin