The Bangladesh U19 team defeated India in a thriller of a game to clinch the 2020 ICC Cricket World Cup in Potchefstroom on Sunday by the DLS method. Batting first, India were bundled out for a paltry 177 in 47 overs. The top scorer for India was Yashaswi Jaiswal who scored 88 runs in 121 balls. Chasing a target below 200, the Asian tigers began their chase in a steady manner reaching 50 within seven overs.
However, the team in a dramatic collapse stumbled to 105/6 after Rajesh Bishnoi spun a web with a four wicket haul. However, captain Akbar Ali came to their rescue ensuring that his team remained unbeaten in the tournament. The cricket fratenity applauded Bangladesh U 19 team for their maiden World Cup triumph. Let us have a look at some of the Twitter reactions from former and current players of Bangladesh senior team.
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#FutureStarspic.twitter.com/JD7re0KLo2— JP Duminy (@jpduminy21) February 9, 2020
Congratulations @BCBtigers!— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) 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. #U19CWCFinalhttps://t.co/5M3NVgcp7e
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
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!— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) February 9, 2020
Congrats Bangladesh on your maiden title! #INDvBAN