India clinches the title forth time in ICC Under 19 World Cup 2018 over Australia in the final after 2000, 2008, 2012. India is the only country to bag the title for a record of fourth time. A Smashing performance of Manjot Kalra and his unbeaten century helped India crush Australia by 8 wickets to lift the ICC under-19 World Cup title at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Saturday.
"This (U-19 Cricket) is a process of discovery, a process of learning.... learning about cricket and the skills of the game but also a process of discovery and learning of who you are as a person," India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid said in his tweet.
This (U-19 Cricket) is a process of discovery, a process of learning.... learning about cricket and the skills of the game but also a process of discovery and learning of who you are as a person. #ICCU19CWC— Rahul Dravid 🔵 (@Im_Dravid) January 31, 2018
Australian could manage to chase 217 runs in the summit clash, meanwhile, India crushed them out in just 38.5 overs with eight wickets in hand. 19-years- old Karla marked his name in the history by chasing his century off 101 balls. Kalra became second Indian after Unmukt Chand to score a hundred in the U-19 World Cup final.
Brilliant performance of Indian ballers- irshan Porel, Shiva Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Anukul Roy and Shivam Mavi who wonderfully restricted the Australian's is praisable. As when it is about praising to our young ones and celebrating the victory Bollywood celebrities are always in a front row. From Big B to Preity Zinta Bollywood to Anil Kapoor, B'town is celebrating the victory and pouring their love for our Under-19 heroes 'Men in Blues' on Twitter.
Here's how Bollywood celebrity rejoiced the victory and congratulated team India.
T 2603 -YEEEAAAHHHHHHHH !! #INDIACHAMPIONS !! UNDER 19 WORLD CRICKET CHAMPIONS .. THE ONLY NATION TO HAVE WON 4 TIMES !! AMAZING ! Well done India U19 cricket , you have given us such pride and joy ! INDIA ! INDIA ! INDIA !🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 ..गूँज रहा है विश्व भर में !! pic.twitter.com/lyKFPTWZRc— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 3, 2018
And our #boysinblue have done it again! Congratulations #TeamIndia on winning the #U19CWCFinal! It’s been a delight to watch you all play!! The future of Indian Cricket is strong & bright! Congratulations to the proud coach #RahulDravid as well!! 👏🏻👏🏻#INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/dAlNckH04M— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) February 3, 2018
Yayyy! Congrats team India under 19 and the amazing #RahulDravid ! So proud of u! Unbeaten champs through the tournament! 4world titles a record we are all so proud of! Jai hind 🇮🇳 #BoysinBlue #under19worldcup @BCCI pic.twitter.com/KRiWdQf5eI— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) February 3, 2018
Congratulations team India. Well played. Well deserved. And a special mention for Rahul Dravid who is giving back to the game like a true champion. #ICCU19CWC— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) February 3, 2018
Let's celebrate the victory!! bleed blue!! Cheers!!