Bangladesh clinch maiden U19 World Cup title

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Bangladesh clinch maiden U19 World Cup title

Bangladesh clinch maiden U19 World Cup title

Bangladesh won their maiden U19 World Cup title after beating India at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom, South Africa on Sunday.

Parvez Hossain Emon and skipper Akbar Ali rose to the occasion with a solid 7th and 8th wicket stand, helping Bangladesh overcome the target in 42 overs.

Earlier, winning toss, Bangladesh opted to field first. Avishek Das bagged three wickets while Shoriful Islam and Tanzim Hasan Sakib two wickets each. The target was revised to 170 runs after rain interrupted.

Indian opener YBK Jaiswal was the highest scorer for his team. He took 88 runs hitting eight boundaries and an over boundary. Besides, Tyagi, a major wicket-taker in the India, finishes his 10 overs after Bishnoi. The pacer conceded 33 in his 10 overs and remained wicketless.

Brief score
Bangladesh: 170/7 (42.1/46 ov, target 170)
India: 177/10 (47.2/50 ov)

Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali was awarded ‘Man of the Match’ title for his outstanding performance. He remained unbeaten taking 43 runs off 77 balls.