On This Day: Prithvi Shaw-led India Win ICC Under World Cup for a Record Fourth Time in 2018

The 12 months 2018 was a memorable one particularly for Indian cricket as they lifted the Beneath-19 World Cup title for a report fourth time. The kids defeated Australia by eight wickets within the closing of the match on the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga.

The sub-continent’s U-19 staff entered the ultimate because the joint-most profitable staff within the historical past of the match. India had beforehand received the coveted trophy thrice in 2002, 2008 and 2012. Nevertheless, within the 2018 version, they created historical past by reaching the feat with out dropping a single recreation within the match. They received all of their six video games together with the ultimate.

To commemorate the Indian U-19 staff’s achievement the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) took to social media and shared a photograph of a jubilant Indian staff within the dressing room with the coveted cup. The ICC shared a photograph of the Indian U-19 staff and captioned it as,’#On this present day, in 2018, India received the U19 Cricket World Cup for the fourth time’. The caption additional had cases of the few key particulars corresponding to, ‘Prithvi Shaw was the captain,’ Shubman Gill was adjudged because the ‘Participant of the Match’ and even has a reference of Manjot Kalra’s very good unbeaten 101 which took the staff throughout the road within the closing.

Earlier within the historic match, batting first the Aussies piled up 216 runs. They have been in a snug place at 183 for 4 earlier than the Indian spinners engineered their collapse as they misplaced their final six wickets for 33 runs. Chasing a modest complete, Indian openers Shaw and Kalra gave a strong begin earlier than skipper Shaw acquired out at 29. Kalra was then joined by the match’s highest run-getter Shubman Gill, the duo went on so as to add 60 runs for the second wicket. After Gill’s departure at 31, Kalra held the fort with wicketkeeper-batsman Harvik Desai to maintain their aspect on prime of the sport. Desai and Kalra constructed one other 50-run stand earlier than the southpaw lastly accomplished his century within the 39th over. In the identical over Desai, completed the sport off with a boundary to offer India a memorable victory. Kalra remained unbeaten at 101, whereas Desai completed with 47 not out.

A lot of the Indian U-19 staff’s success goes to the coach Rahul Dravid. The previous Indian skipper was instrumental in each approach to information the children to a well-known victory. This was additionally the primary time Rahul Dravid lifted a World Cup.


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