Australia won the finals of the U-19 World Cup 2024 against India and lifted the World Cup trophy for the fourth time.
Australia beat India in the U-19 World Cup 2024 finals
India’s U-19 team lost to Australia with a 79 runs difference on February 11 at Benoni. Batting first, Australia scored 253 runs in 50 overs losing seven wickets.
Harry Dixon, Hugh Weibgen, Harjas Singh, and Ollie Peake are the high scorers for Australia. Harjas Singh smashed a half century to score 55 runs including 3 sixes and 3 fours.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) February 11, 2024
Raj Limbani managed to dismiss three batters, while Naman Tiwari dismissed Harry Dixon and Weibgen. With a target of 254, India opened their innings where Adarsh Singh and Murugan Perumal Abhishek were the only scorers for India.
The men in blues lost wickets at regular intervals which showed the dominance of Australia bowlers in the field. Mahli Beardman and Rafael dismissed three batters each. Finally, India scored only 174 runs losing all wickets in the 44th over.
India’s u-19 team came to the finals maintaining an unbeaten streak of 6 matches in the tournament just like the senior team. Meanwhile, Australia had five victories out of six matches in the tournament and completed the match against West Indies with no result.
India suffered a back-to-back defeat in the finals of the ICC trophies this year. They lost the finals in the WTC finals, ODI World Cup 2023 finals, and U-19 World Cup 2024 finals within 8 months.
Australia will be the defending champions of 4 ICC tournaments except for the ICC men’s T20 World Cup.