U19 World Cup 2024 Final: IND vs AUS, India Lost To Australia By 79 Runs

U19 World Cup 2024 Final: IND vs AUS, India Lost To Australia By 79 Runs. India U19 and Australia U19 faced each other in the 15th final of the U19 World Cup 2024 at Willowmoore Park in Benoni. Australia led by Hugh Weibgen won the toss and decided to bat first. Australia posted 253/7 with the help of Harjas Singh’s 55 and Oliver Peake’s valuable 46. It is the highest total in a U19 World Cup final. Raj Limbani took 3 wickets while Naman Tiwary snapped up 2.

U19 World Cup 2024 Final
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India U19 team suffered multiple setbacks in their record run-chase against Australia in the U19 World Cup 2024 final. Adarsh Singh (47), Musheer Khan (22), Arshin Kulkarni (3), captain Uday Saharan (8) M Abhishek (42), and last match’s star Sachin Dhas (9) failed to reach on target. The team was all out on 174 in 43.5 overs. Mahli Beardman & R Macmillan took 3 wickets each.

Team India reached the U19 World Cup 2024 final by beating South Africa in a thrilling match by 2 wickets. Australia, on the other hand, beat Pakistan in a cliffhanger to make the summit spot. India reached the summit clash for 5th consecutive time. This is the third time in U19 World Cup history that India and Australia are playing each other. India has a 2-0 winning record vs Aussies in the final.

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In 2012, Unmukt Chand-led Indian team beat Australia in the final while in 2018, it was Prithvi Shaw and his team that emerged as winners.

To reach the final, India U19 beat Bangladesh, Ireland, USA, New Zealand, Nepal, and hosts South Africa while Australia, who are also unbeaten in the tournament, defeated Namibia, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, England, and Pakistan in U19 World Cup 2024 semi-final.

U19 World Cup 2024 Final: IND vs AUS Playing 11

India U19 (Playing 11): Musheer Khan, Uday Saharan(c), Adarsh Singh, Arshin Kulkarni, Priyanshu Moliya, Sachin Dhas, Naman Tiwari, Saumy Pandey, Aravelly Avanish(w), Murugan Abhishek, Raj Limbani.

Australia U19 (Playing 11): Hugh Weibgen(c), Harjas Singh, Ryan Hicks(w), Harry Dixon, Sam Konstas, Tom Straker, Mahli Beardman, Callum Vidler, Oliver Peake, Raf MacMilllan, Charlie Anderson.

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U19 World Cup 2024 Full Squad of India & Australia

India U19 Squad: Prem Devkar, Mohamed Amaan, Innesh Mahajan, Adarsh Singh, Arshin Kulkarni, Musheer Khan, Uday Saharan(c), Priyanshu Moliya, Ansh Gosai, Dhanush Gowda, Rudra Patel, Sachin Dhas, Aravelly Avanish(w), Murugan Abhishek, Aaradhya Shukla, Raj Limbani, Naman Tiwari, Saumy Pandey.

Australia U19 Squad: Charlie Anderson, Harkirat Bajwa, Corey Wasley, Aidan O Connor, Harry Dixon, Sam Konstas, Hugh Weibgen(c), Harjas Singh, Ryan Hicks(w), Callum Vidler, Lachlan Aitken, Oliver Peake, Tom Campbell, Raf MacMilllan, Tom Straker, Mahli Beardman.