Potchefstroom: Bangladesh clinched their maiden ICC U-19 World Cup title after beating favourites India by three wickets within the summit conflict right here on Sunday.
Set a revised goal of 170 after a short rain interruption, Bangladesh gained the match with 23 balls to spare.
Despatched in to bat, India’s batting wilted below stress as an excellent Bangladesh bowling assault shot the defending champions out for a paltry 177 in 47.2 overs.
Yasashvi Jaiswal (88 off 121 balls) was as soon as once more a standout performer however not for as soon as did he appear to be dominating the Bangladesh bowling unit whose new ball bowlers Shoriful Islam (2/31 in 10 overs) and Tanzim Hasan Shakib (2/28 in 8.2 overs) actually stifled the Indians for runs.
The third seamer Avishek Das (3/40 in 9 overs) was essentially the most profitable bowler by way of figures nevertheless it was Shoriful’s first spell with channelised aggression that put the Indians on the back-foot from the onset.
After a brief rain break in the direction of the top, the goal was revised to 170 from 46 runs however Bangladesh reached 170 for 7 in 42.1 overs to win the match.
Opener Parvez Hossain Emon top-scored for Bangladesh with a 79-ball 47 whereas captain and wicketkeeper Akbar Ali was not out on 43 from 77 deliveries.
For the India U-19 aspect, Ravi Bishnoi was essentially the most profitable bowler with figures of 4/30 whereas Sushant Mishra had 2/25.
India thus missed out on a report fifth title of their seventh last look.