Five Indian Stars Who Showed Promise At U19 World Cup 2020

Five Indian Stars Who Showed Promise at the ICC U19 World Cup 2020

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In South Africa, India U19 team could not defend the title of the ICC U19 World Cup as they were beaten by the Bangladesh U19 team in the grand finale of the tournament. All in all, it was a low-scoring thrilling held at Sewens Park in Potchefstroom.

Bangladesh opted to field first while pushing India to set the target. They showed master class with the bowl, creating pressure from the very first over. The Tigers were successful in restricting India to set the below-par target of 177 runs.

In reply, the opposition relied on brilliant batting display early on. However, Indian bowlers especially Ravi Bishnoi bowled his heart out to keep India in the hunt.

Well, the rain-interrupted at the very late moment but it could not halt Bangladesh to chase the target. With the victory, Bangladesh created history as they lifted their first-ever ICC U19 World Cup title.

Although India lost the title, the tournament witnessed some brilliant performers.

Here we will discuss five Indian players who had impressed with their performance. Let’s take a look.

Five best players in India U-19 during the ICC U19 World Cup 2020:

Sushant Mishra:

Sushant Mishra, India U-19, ICC World Cup 2020

India’s fast bowler in the group stages could not show much. But the 19-year-old proved his bowling ability by taking three crucial wickets in the semi-final clash against arch-rivals Pakistan.

In the finals, Mishra scalped two wickets for 25 runs in seven overs. He was the economical bowler in the event for India.

In both the marquee clashes, he has given breakthroughs to the team under pressure. Thus, it would not be wrong to say that he has the ability to join Team India in the coming days.

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