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Young Tigers Win World Cup, Make History

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Update: 2020-02-10 12:42:06 AM
Young Tigers Win World Cup, Make History
Bangladesh vs India in ICC Under-19 World Cup final

DHAKA: Bangladesh have made history by winning the ICC Under-19 World Cup as they beat India by three wickets in the final match in South Africa. 

Tigers scored 170 runs for seven wickets (D/L method) in the final game against India on Sunday. Bangladesh opener Parvez Hossain Emon scored the highest 47 runs off 79 balls while captain Akbar Ali managed 42 runs before rain stopped the game.

Earlier in the day, Bangladesh Junior Tigers won the toss and sent India to bat first. They restricted India to 177 runs. 

Shoriful Islam, Tanzid Hasan Sakib and Avishek Das bowled brilliantly to create a good chance for Bangladesh to lift the title for the first time in country’s history. 

Indian batsman Jaiswal scored the highest 88 off 121 with eight fours and one six. India eventually ended on 177 all-out in 47.2 overs.

Avishek bagged three wickets for 40 runs while Shoriful and Shakib took two wickets each in the match, and RakibulHasan took one wicket as well.

BDST: 0041 HRS, FEB 10, 2020

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