Australia has won the Under-19 World Cup title for the fourth time. Chasing the target of 254 runs, the Indian innings had a bad start and in the very third over, Callum Widler gave the first blow to India by getting Arshin Kulkarni caught out by Ryan Hicks for three runs. After this, India’s wickets kept falling at regular intervals. Musheer Khan scored 22 runs, captain Uday Saharan scored eight runs, Sachin Dhas scored nine runs, Priyanshu Molia scored nine runs and Aravelly Avnish scored zero, Raj Limbani returned to the pavilion on zero. At one time India lost eight of its batsmen in 31.5 overs. Six batsmen could not even reach double figures. Murugan Abhishek and Naman Tiwari tried to take India’s score to a respectable level by making a partnership of 46 runs for the ninth wicket. In the 41st over, Callum Widler gave the ninth blow to India’s hopes by dismissing Murugan Abhishek for 42 runs. Soumya Pandey was out after scoring two runs. Naman Tiwari remained unbeaten after scoring 14 runs. The Indian innings was reduced to 174 runs in 43.5 overs.
For Australia, Mahali Beardman and Rafe McMillan took three wickets each. Charlie Anderson and Tom Straker dismissed one batsman each. Callum Wideler got two wickets.
Earlier today, Australian captain Hugh Wiebgen won the toss and decided to bat first. Australia, who came to bat, had a bad start and lost the first wicket of Sam Constas at the score of just 16 runs in the third over.
After this, Harry Dixon and captain Hugh Webgen took charge of the innings and added 78 runs for the second wicket. Hugh Webgen scored 48 runs, Harry Dixon scored 42 runs, Ryan Hicks scored 20 runs, Charlie Anderson scored 13 runs, Rafe McMeel was out after scoring two runs and Harjas Singh was out after scoring 55 runs. Oliver Pick remained unbeaten on 46 runs and Tom Straker remained unbeaten on eight runs. Australia scored 253 runs for seven wickets in the stipulated 50 overs.
Raj Limbani took three wickets for India. Naman Tiwari got two wickets. Soumya Pandey and Musheer Khan dismissed one batsman each.
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