ICC Under-19 World Cup 2024 There is going to be a title battle between India and Australia on Sunday 11th February in the final match of the IPL. Last year, India won this title by defeating England. Both the teams, so far undefeated in the tournament, will stand at the threshold of history as soon as they enter the Benoni ground in South Africa. Australia is moving towards its fourth ICC title. World Test Championship, ODI world cup And Australia has the Women’s T20 World Cup. Meanwhile, India will have a chance to win this title for a record sixth time. India has reached the final for the fifth consecutive time. The Indian team is strong on every front.
How has India’s performance been so far?
Thanks to stellar performances from Soumya Pandey, Musheer Khan and Naman Tiwari, India dominated the early stages of the tournament with impressive wins over Bangladesh, Ireland and the United States. India registered an important win against New Zealand on the basis of Musheer Khan’s second century in the Super Six stage. After this, a big victory was achieved over Nepal with centuries from Uday Saharan and Sachin Dhas. It was a tough test for India in the semi-final match against South Africa. However, an excellent partnership between Saharan and Dhaas once again helped India pass the tough test.
What is the strength of the Indian team?
India seems fully prepared to face Australia. The pressure match against South Africa gave India a chance to prepare how to deal with pressure situations. India has been effective batting first in the tournament. Team India has won each of the first five matches by setting the target. Three of those five wins have come by margins of more than 200 runs.
How has been the journey to Australia so far?
Talking about Australia, Hugh Wiebgen’s team performed brilliantly at various levels and topped the group stage. Different players have appeared in different matches of the tournament. Led by Callum Vidler, their fast bowlers dominated Namibia, but captain Wiebgen helped them out of trouble and lead them to victory. Harry Dixon performed brilliantly with the bat against Zimbabwe. Ryan Hicks made a save in the win against Sri Lanka. Wiebgen’s sensational century against England in the Super Six stage laid the foundation for a dominant win. After this, despite a batting collapse against the West Indies, Sam Konstas’ century helped Australia achieve the target before rain intervened. Australia’s batting faltered once again after Tom Straker took six wickets in the semi-final against Pakistan. But they were successful in winning by one wicket.
Probable playing eleven of both the teams
Australia : Harry Dixon, Sam Konstas, Hugh Wiebgen (c), Harjas Singh, Ryan Hicks (wk), Ollie Peake, Tom Campbell, Rafe McMillan, Tom Straker, Mahali Beardman, Callum Vidler.
India : Adarsh Singh, Arshin Kulkarni, Musheer Khan, Uday Saharan (captain), Priyanshu Moliya, Sachin Dhas, Araveli Avneesh (wicketkeeper), Murugan Abhishek, Naman Tiwari, Raj Limbani, Saumya Pandey.