New Delhi: After emerging victorious in all the league games and couple of Super Six encounters, India and Australia will come face to face to fight it out for the final glory in the Under 19 World Cup. The World Cup final on Sunday in Benoni will see both the teams battle it out for the glorious silverware, a prestigious trophy which everyone dreams of.
The two best teams of the event will have have to play the best of their games so as to win the coveted trophy, as the pressure of the final hurdle will be way too different and massive from that of the rest of encounters. While India are the firm favourites to lift the trophy, Australia cannot be written off as they have displayed a performance above par in the entire competition.
The Uday Saharan-led boys have displayed their best performances thus far, emerging on top in batting and bowling. The Indian team has displayed remarkable skills registering commanding victorious one after the other in the prestigious event. Most of players in the young brigade have stood up to the occasion and delivered to their utmost best in the showpiece . While India has history, mental strength and performance at their back, Australia are filled with grit, determination and fighting spirit to make this mega clash a blockbuster encounter.
What happened when India and Australia last met at Under 19 World Cup final
It was the final of the 2018 Under 19 World Cup when India and Australia faced each other in the mega event. Batting first, Australia posted a target of 216 in the first innings. India batted superbly fulfilling the target in just 38.5 overs. India beat Australia dominantly by 8 wickets to clinch the World Cup trophy. Manjot Kalra cracked a match-winning century while the bowlers did a splendid job in the first innings as Prithvi Shaw led the team to tile victory.
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