Champions Again! Indian U-19 Team Beat Bangladesh In A Thriller By 5 Runs To Win Asia Cup

Indiatimes

Indiatimes

Author 2019-09-15 14:10:18

It was a game worthy of a final as India U-19 side beat Bangladesh by 5 runs in a thriller to lift and retain the Asia Cup.

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On a pitch that didn't look too batting friendly, India were defending a paltry 106 to defend their crown. It was going to be a daunting task to restrict Bangladesh but Indian bowlers showed character and fight to bundle out the Tigers for 101.

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For the colts, 18-year-old left-arm orthodox spinner Atharva Ankolekar emerged as the star with a bowling figures of 5 for 28 in 8 overs. His spun the web around the Bangladesh batsmen to give India a nail-biting victory in Colombo.

Here's how people reacted to India's win.

A remarkable performance by our young boys to defend such a low total. Kudos, team!

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