Twitter erupts as India clinch U-19 Asia Cup in a thrilling contest against Bangladesh

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India clinched the Under 19 Asia Cup title in a dramatic fashion – beating Bangladesh by five runs – in Colombo on Saturday (September 14).

The Men in Blue were bundled for 106 as Mrittunjoy Chowdhury and Shamim Hossain picked up three wickets each. Atharva Ankolekar, the left-arm spinner, fashioned the thrilling win with a five-wicket haul as the Bangladesh innings huffed and puffed for 33 overs.

This is India’s seventh triumph in the continental tournament for junior cricketers.

Brief scores: India Under-19 106 in 32.4 overs (Karan Lal 37; Shamim Hossain 3-8) beat Bangladesh Under-19101 in 33 overs (Atharva Ankolekar 5-28) by five runs.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:

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