ICC U19 World Cup 2018: Watch – Team India and coach Rahul Dravid celebrate the 4th World title win

India had previously won the tournament in 2000, 2008 and 2012

India team rushes to the field as the winning runs are hit | Getty

India defeated Australia in the finals of the ICC U19 World Cup 2018 to lift the title for the fourth time.

Australia had batted first and decided to bat first. Jonathan Merlo top scored with 76 runs; as Indian bowling unit systematically dismissed the Aussie batting, as they struggled for momentum. India had a small total to chase, but the openers started cautiously.

India lost Shaw and Gill after brief scores, but Manjot Kalra hit a sublime 101* to take India to win, along with Harvik Desai, who made 47*. India won the match by 8 wickets and became champions of the U19 World Cup.

The Indian team swarmed the field as the winning runs were hit and performed a celebration that was worthy of the occasion.

Before the after match presentation, commentator Simon Doull talked to Rahul Dravid about his experience of coaching a world cup winning team.

Here is the Indian U19 team lifting the World Cup trophy, along with coach Rahul Dravid and then posing for photographs.

Here is the behind the scenes snapshot of celebrations.


By Jatin Sharma - 03 Feb, 2018

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