Bangladesh beat India by three wickets to win the 2020 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Potchefstroom on Sunday by the Duckworth-Lewis (DLS) method.
Batting first, India were bundled out for 177 in 47.2 overs. Opener Yashaswi Jaiswal scored 88 runs off 121 balls.
Earlier, Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali won the toss and elected to field first. India were unbeaten in the tournament before the big finale, winning all their five matches. In the semifinal on Tuesday (February 4), India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by 10 wickets.
First-time finalists Bangladesh, on the other hand, emerged as the dark horse and beat South Africa and New Zealand in their journey to the finals. Bangladesh remained unbeaten in this tournament.
Here’s are some of the best reactions:
Alhamdulillah .Ma shaa Allah tigers ….Feeling so proud🤲🤲🤲big congratulations to our captain Akbar and his team 👍👍👍💐💐💐 pic.twitter.com/DJoFaYwazD
— Mushfiqur Rahim (@mushfiqur15) February 9, 2020
Amazing scenes here in Potchefstroom as Bangladesh pull off a miraculous victory and are the u/19 world champions.. well fought india.. standard of cricket today and throughout this tournament has been world class.. congrats Bangladesh #U19WorldCup #FutureStars pic.twitter.com/JD7re0KLo2
— JP Duminy (@jpduminy21) February 9, 2020
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) February 9, 2020
Hope this inspires the entire world and may this be just one of many more accolades to come. Also, dear India, you have been exceptional so far, keep your heads high. #U19CWCFinal https://t.co/5M3NVgcp7e
— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) February 9, 2020
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) February 9, 2020
— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) February 9, 2020
Well played, #Bangladesh 👏
🇮🇳 177 (47.2 ov)
🇧🇩 win by 3 wickets – 170/7, 42.1 ov (DLS)
Tough luck, but congratulations #TeamIndia 💫#FutureStars, for what was a fascinating #U19CWC campaign. You guys played your hearts out, today was just not your day 💜#U19CWCFinal #INDvBAN pic.twitter.com/J4PBl0hhQ7
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) February 9, 2020
— Aftab Alam 55 (@aftabalam55786) February 9, 2020
This has been a U19CWC final to savor. Well played to both teams for putting on a spectacle. Some of the bowling today was so intense and mature. Congrats to @BCBtigers on their first World Cup. Well deserved👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻.
— Ian bishop (@irbishi) February 9, 2020
— Gulbadin Naib (@GbNaib) February 9, 2020
— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) February 9, 2020
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) February 9, 2020
From 85/5 to a win! Emon’s knock despite injury and Akbar keeping his head under pressure won Bangladesh the game. #TeamIndia mustn’t lose heart though! Yashasvi’s temperament & Ravi’s googlies are huge takewayas!
Congrats Bangladesh on your maiden title! #INDvBAN
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) February 9, 2020
Dear 🇮🇳 U-19,
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) February 9, 2020
This is a huge moment for Bangladesh cricket. And on the evidence of today's match, very well deserved. #U19CWCFinal
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 9, 2020
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) February 9, 2020