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India beat England by 4 wickets in the Under 19 World Cup Final:- The under-19 team of Indian cricket team lifted their fifth world cup for the country and they defeated England in the final by four wickets at the Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and the match took place on Saturday. The U19 team won World Cups in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2018. India had to chase 190 but they were off to a bad start after they lost Angkrish Raghuvanshi for a duck. Harnoor Singh and Shaik Rasheed managed to get 49 runs for the second wicket. England bounced back in the 18th over after Harnoor was dismissed. Skipper Yash Dhull joined the order and managed to get 46 runs for the third wicket. Rasheed scored 50 and went out.
India were 97/4 at a time and they had to get 93 runs more which was a challenging task. Nishant Sindhu (50 not out) and Raj Bawa (35) managed to complete the chase. Before this, Raj Bawa bagged five wickets while Ravi Kumar bagged four wickets. England were bowled out for 189 in 45 overs. James Rew (95) was the top scorer for the side. England won the toss and elected to bat first. England lost wickets at regular intervals. The entire nation congratulated the boys on the victory.
Brief Scores:England 189 all out (James Rew 95, James Sales 34*; Raj Bawa 5-31); India 195/6 (Shaik Rasheed 50, Nishant Sindhu 50*; Joshua Boyden 2-24).