India continued their profitable run on the U19 World Cup in South Africa as Priyam Garg-led aspect defeated Australia comfortably by 74 runs within the quarterfinal match. After being requested to bat, India might solely muster 233/9 in 50 overs, setting a modest goal of 234 for the Aussies to chase. But India tempo assault led by Kartik Tyagi and Akash Singh rattled Australia batting order as they have been bundled out for 159 in 43.three overs.
Doing so, India achieved the huge record of most consecutive wins in U19 World Cups, with 10 consecutive wins below their belt. They have been beforehand tied with Australia U19 group, who had gained 9 matches between 2002-2004.
Most consecutive wins in Under-19s World Cup:
10* – INDIA Under-19s (2018-Present)
9 – Australia Under-19s (2002-2004)
The Prithvi Shaw-led India U19-team had an unbeaten run on the U19 World Cup again in 2018, profitable all their six matches, and thus far, they’ve achieved the identical end in 2020, and have gained all their 4 matches. Their first win of the streak had come towards Australia, very similar to their 10th win.
After the match, Tyagi, who picked up 4 wickets within the match, and was named the person of the match for his efficiency, stated: “Ball was swinging a bit, last two games were not good for me. I am happy to contribute today. I was trying to hit consistent areas today as I bowled a few wides in the last two games and that worked. We would want to give our best performance irrespective of the opposition.”
India captain Priyam Garg, added: “Our start was very good but they bowled well then (with the new ball). We lost three wickets cheaply but we came back well. We thought, it was a good score. With our bowling line-up, we thought even 180 would be a fine score. At the half time, we knew we had a total to defend. We have been preparing for this for the last one and a half years.”
He additional stated: “We know each other well and we back each other. We knew we had a score to defend when we had 230. And that first over was amazing. Every team has come here to win the World Cup. We will play the rest of the matches win the same intensity.”