Indian Under-19 team (U19) clinched the fifth World Cup title as they defeated England in the finals. India successfully chased a target of 190 runs and denied England to lift their second U19 trophy. Raj Bawa was named the man of the match as he picked up 5 wickets. Bawa’s delightful spell along with Ravi Kumar stopped England under 190.
However, the batting looked comfortable for the Indian team as they chased the title with the remaining three over. Dinesh Bana scored the winning runs in the form of a six and gifted India their fifth title.
Fans on the Internet went wild as appreciated the youngsters for the victory. So, let’s have a look at some of the interesting tweets after the match.
Twitter Reacts As India Lifts The U19 World Cup Title For Record 5th Time
Notably, Dinesh Bana is also a wicket-keeper and he scored the winning runs in the form of six. This gave cricket fans nostalgia from the 2011 World Cup, where Indian captain and wicket keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored the winning runs with six.
#U19CWC Indian wicketkeeper finishing a world cup final with a six:
— Pankaj Yadav (@Pankajronit123) February 5, 2022
A wicketkeeper hitting a six to win the ICC event for Team India. Has happened after 11 years
Remember the name #U19CWC
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) February 5, 2022
Another fan wrote, ‘Finishing it of in Mahi’s Way’, remembering how Dhoni used to finish matches in a similar fan.
— Shelar Mama🇮🇳 (@luck_se_single) February 5, 2022
Another fan found something similar between Dhoni and Bana.
Right handed Keeper batsman hitting winning six at Longon…. Seen that before
— Bhavesh solanki (@2AnonymOUS9) February 5, 2022
Some fans brought fresh memories of Yuvraj Singh from the 2011 World Cup, as he was the real hero.
— PJ23 (@PjPriyank2) February 5, 2022
Another fan compared Dhoni and Bana, as both performed exceptionally when selectors came.
— Aayush sinha (@aayushsinha14) February 5, 2022
For the fans, who are searching for the video, here is it.
Have to say this the winning six from Bana reminded me of his illustrious Senior the legend msd in 2011..🖤🖤#U19CWCFinal #Under19WorldCup2022 #ENGvIND #BoysInBlue #U19CWCFinal #ViratKholi #Dhoni #MSDhoni pic.twitter.com/b3IuE7u5K9
— avinash upadhyay (@avinash04646123) February 5, 2022
Some of the big names and teams also congratulated the U19 Indian team for the victory. Former U19 champion team caption, Unmukht Chand also posted a Tweet to congratulate the team.
Congratulations to the India U19 team for a fantastic tournament. Surely a great moment to remember for one and all. A feat to be proud of for the rest of your lives. Congrats Yash Dhull, @VVSLaxman281 and the entire team. @BCCI #U19CWC #BoysInBlue
— Unmukt Chand (@UnmuktChand9) February 5, 2022
BCCI also took to Twitter and shared the victory news.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 5, 2022
Navdeep Saini posted on Twitter and congratulated the team.
— Navdeep Saini (@navdeepsaini96) February 5, 2022
2011 World Cup hero, Yuvraj Singh also shared a post on Twitter appreciating the youngsters.
Congratulations to the #BoysinBlue & the entire nation for winning the #U19CWC! Amazing spells by Ravi Kumar & Raj Bawa 👏🏻 👊🏻 The future of Indian cricket looks bright 🇮🇳 Well played boys. Super proud! @BCCI
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) February 5, 2022
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This was the fourth time in the last four editions of the U19 cricket World Cup, where team India reached the final. However, they failed to win on two occasions (in 2016 and 2020) but grabbed the victory twice in 2018 and in 2022.
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