India became the world champion for the fourth time after defeating Australia by 8 wickets in the Under-19 World Cup final played at the Bay Oval ground in New Zealand. In this match Manjot Kalra scored an unbeaten century by playing a magnificent innings of 102 runs. In addition to Manjot, Indian bowlers also showed their flavor in this match. The bowlers bundled Australian team on 216 runs. India has won the title for the fourth time in the record. Manjot was given the man of the match for his fantastic game. In this tournament, Shubman Gill was given the Man of the Series award for his excellent performance.
BCCI announces prize money for victorious India U19 team.— BCCI (@BCCI) February 3, 2018
Mr Rahul Dravid, Head Coach India U19 – INR 50 lakhs
Members of India U19 team – INR 30 lakhs each
Members of the Support Staff, India U19 – INR 20 lakhs each
Shubman played a total of 5 innings in this tournament, in which he scored 3 half-century including a century. After winning World Cup, the BCCI has announced prize money for young lads. The BCCI has announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh to coach Rahul Dravid. Since the announcement of the rewards, the Indian cricket board has came into the scanner of people on social media.
Here are the reactions by people on social media:
50 lakh??? BC jhandu players in IPL get 4 times than this. 🤦— Aswani Sharma (@aswani100) February 3, 2018
Mr Rahul Dravid, Head Coach India U19 – why not 1CR— Immy (@Dm_Immy) February 3, 2018
Double the prize money man a crore for six sixes for yuvi in 2007 WC— Srikumar Baggri (@srikumarbaggri) February 3, 2018
Everybody criticized the move of 20 lakhs , so you added 10 more ! Can't realise on your own , how dumb are you !— sharad sidana (@siddsharad) February 3, 2018