BCCI announces prize money for the victorious India U19 team

India defeated Australia in the finals to win the U19 World Cup for the 4th time.

Indian team celebrating their U19 World Cup win | Twitter

India team won the U19 World Cup 2018 by defeating Australia by 8 wickets.

Elated by the Indian team’s performance in the ICC U19 World Cup 2018, the BCCI has announced prize money for the team and the support staff as well.

They have announced that each member of the team will get Rs. 30 lakhs each, the support staff will receive Rs. 20 lakhs each and head coach Rahul Dravid will get Rs. 50 lakhs.

Australia scored 216 runs batting first, after winning the toss. Jonathan Merlo was the top scorer with 76 runs. Four of Indian bowlers picked 2 wickets each, including Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Ishan Porel. The Indian chase was structured by Manjot Kalra, who hit a brilliant 101* and guided India to its fourth World Cup title in U19 level.

Harvik Desai (47*) and captain Shaw and Gill also contributed to the team’s victory. The small total was beyond defendable for the Australian bowlers and India U19 blew them away with a clinical performance.

By Jatin Sharma - 03 Feb, 2018

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