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India win U-19 World Cup for fifth time, cricket world lauds the feat

The two unbeaten sides met at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua and Barbuda as England went in search of only their second title, but it was India who extended their record of most tournament wins.

India U-19, U-19 World Cup, Cricket U-19 World Cup, India vs England, Raj Angad Bawa, sports news, indian expressIndia U 19 team outplayed the English side by four wickets and grabbed the fifth U 19 World Cup title. (Twitter)

India Under-19 cricket team outplayed the English side by four wickets and grabbed the record fifth U-19 World Cup title on Saturday. The keeper-batter Dinesh Bana showed the world a replica of MS Dhoni as he hit the winning shot just like Dhoni’s in the 2011 World Cup final at Wankhede.

Raj Bawa took 5 for 31 as England lost wickets early in their innings before 95 from James Rew restored hope in the push for a first trophy since 1998. After such dominance, Twitter went berserk and many former greats started wishing the Indian team.

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First published on: 06-02-2022 at 11:01:22 am
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