Final U19 World Cup 2024 highlights between Australia and India: In the U-19 World Cup final on Sunday at Willowmoore Park, Team India had numerous obstacles during their record run-chase against Australia. Hugh Weibgen and company were driven to World Cup triumph in South Africa by Australian pacers, but Musheer Khan (22), Arshin Kulkarni (3), captain Uday Saharan (8), and superstar Sachin Dhas (9) failed to make an impression.
Although their batting prowess only managed to take the reigning champions to 174 in 43.5 overs, opener Adarsh Singh (47), and lower-order batsman Murugan Abhishek (42), performed gallant efforts for Team India. Mahli Beardman and Raf MacMilllan of Australia shared six wickets in the final, while Callum Vidler claimed two wickets. Australia won its fourth U-19 World Cup after defeating India by 79 runs.
Australia achieved a total of 253/7 in their 50 overs after India managed to contain them for the majority of the innings. The match's final push came from Oliver Peake, who finished unbeaten on 46 off 43. Harjas Singh, who had entered the game with the lowest ever score in the event at just 17, hammered 55 in 64 balls. Raj Limbani, the pacer, finished his ten overs with scores of 3/38, while Naman Tiwari claimed two wickets for only 63 runs. A wicket apiece was claimed by spinners Saumy Pandey and Musheer Khan.
Hugh Weibgen, the captain of Australia, won the toss and elected to bat first. Limbani then removed opener Sam Konstas in his second over, giving India an early lead. Weibgen and Harry Dixon, the opener, then put up a solid partnership that yielded 78 runs for the second wicket. India regained control after Tiwari entered the game and removed both hitters in quick succession. Then, with some huge shots, especially against the spinners, Harjas Singh emerged, shaking off the bad form that had dogged him throughout the tournament. In a 66-run partnership with Ryan Hicks off just 68 balls for the fourth wicket, he scored the majority of the runs. However, Limbani came back and dismissed the latter for 20 off 25.
After two incredibly close semifinal wins, Australia and India both advanced to the final. India defeated South Africa by two wickets with seven balls remaining, but Pakistan forced Australia to the limit, where they won by one wicket with five balls remaining.
The Uday Saharan squad had a smooth run at the U19 World Cup as the reigning champions went undefeated before falling to Australia in the championship game. The 'Boys in Blues' typically choose to bat first during the competition, collecting runs slowly at first before picking up speed in the latter overs.
Recently crowned winners In the semi-final, Australia defeated Pakistan by a thrilling 1 wicket. Pakistan was unable to hold off the Weibgen-led Australian team as they required four runs in the final over. The November 19th, 2023 World Cup final between Australia and India brought up memories of that day for many because to the U-19 final. India's hopes were shattered on the greatest night of the competition as Australia defeated them by six wickets to win the World Cup a record five times.
-With a 79-run victory over India, Australia won its fourth World Cup.
-India was dismissed for 174 in 43.5 overs, with Mahli Beardman taking three wickets.
-After batting for 77 balls, Adarsh Singh of India scored 47.
-Australia took 16.5 overs to reduce India to 55-3.
-253/7 was Australia's score in 50 overs.
- Harjas Singh amassed 55 points off of 64 balls.
-With an undefeated 46 off 43, Oliver Peake spearheaded Australia's late surge.
-India has won the championship six times: in 2000, in 2008, in 2012, in 2018 and in 2022.
-Four times, in 1998, 2002, 2010, and 2024, Australia has taken home the championship.