India clinched a record-extending fifth Beneath-19 World Cup title on Saturday after a late partnership between Nishant Sindhu and Raj Bawa sealed a four-wicket win over England in a low-scoring sport in Antigua. Set 190 to win, India’s run chase was dealt an early blow when opener Angkrish Raghuvanshi was tamely caught behind off Joshua Boyden’s second ball of the innings earlier than Harnoor Singh and Shaik Rasheed settled in and noticed off the brand new ball. However England, seeking to win solely their second title, stored chapping away and decreased the opposition to 97-4 earlier than a 67-run stand between Sindhu (50 not out) and Bawa (35) swung the momentum again in India’s favour.
Wicketkeeper Dinesh Bana completed off the job in type, smashing consecutive sixes off James Gross sales to take India dwelling. “Proud second for India, that now we have managed to attain this. It was troublesome at the beginning to get the mixture proper,” mentioned India captain Yash Dhull.”However as time went we grew to become a household and the staff environment was good. Nice second to be taking part in underneath this lot of help workers.”
Earlier, England gained the toss and opted to bat however India made a blistering begin with the ball by medium pacer Ravi Kumar (4-34), with opener Jacob Bethell dismissed for 2 whereas skipper Tom Prest was bowled for a duck.England have been reeling at 61-6 with Raj Bawa (5-31) tearing by the center order however James Rew (95) and James Gross sales (34 not out) stitched collectively a 93-run stand to maintain them within the hunt.
Rew fell 5 runs in need of what would have been a heroic century when he pulled Ravi to deep sq. leg the place Kaushal Tambe juggled the catch earlier than diving ahead to pouch the ball one-handed.”We’d have favored to bat higher… however the best way James Rew batted was excellent, deserved 100. We undoubtedly obtained the bowling and we did imagine we might defend this. However they batted nicely,” mentioned Prest.