Four-time champions India would be looking to extend their record title tally by grabbing their 5th Under-19 World Cup title when they meet neighbours Bangladesh tomorrow in the final in South Africa’s Potchefstroom.
India are unbeaten in the tournament so far, winning their all five matches. Bangladesh, on the other hand emerged as the dark horse and have beaten teams like South Africa and New Zealand in their journey to the finals. The young Bangla Tigers are also unbeaten in this touranament.
India are oozing with confidence after knocking out their arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-final by 10 wickets.
Yashasvi Jaiswal, who is tournament’s leading run-getter scored an unbeaten ton in the match against Pakistan.
Bangladesh spinner Rakibul Hasan has impressed one and all with his spin bowling and will be a major threat for India. The spinner has taken 11 wickets from 5 matches in the tournament so far.
Ravi Bishnoi is the top wicket-taker for India with 13 wickets in 5 matches.
India surely are the favourites to win the match but it would never be a good idea to take Bangladesh, who are no more a minnows, lightly.
India U19: Akash Singh, Atharva Ankolekar, Priyam Garg (c), Shubhang Hegde, Yashasvi Jaiswal,
Dhruv Jurel (wk), Kartik Tyagi, Kumar Kushagra, Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil, Ravi Bishnoi, Shashwat Rawat, Divyaansh Saxena, Tilak Varma, Siddhesh Veer.
Bangladesh U19: Akbar Ali (c), Towhid Hridoy (vc), Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Avishek Das, Parvez Hossain Emon, Meherob Hasan, Rakibul Hasan, Tanzid Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Murad, Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mohammad Shahin
When will the U19 World Cup final between India and Bangladesh begin?
India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final will start from 13:30 PM IST on Sunday, February 9.
Where I can watch India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final live?
India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final can be watched on the Star Sports Network.
How can I watch India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final online?
Hotstar will provide the live streaming for India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final.
Where can I follow India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final live?
You can follow live updates and scores for India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final on www.indiatoday.in/sports.
Where will India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final be played?
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom will host the India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup final.
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