The Indian U19 team creates the headlines by claiming the U 19 world cup 2018 against Australia, India won the match Comfortable against the Aussie by 8 wickets at Bay Oval.
The Cricket fraternity accolades Rahul Dravid for the fantastic work he has done with the Youngsters, but the mentor was embarrassed after getting too much attention because of his ward success.
After the match, Dravid said to Simon Doull: “Coaching this team I tend to get a lot of attention, but it is really about the quality of support staff that we have had and the effort they have put in has been amazing,”
For the last two years Dravid has been monitoring the Indian U 19 team and the India A team, and after the showpiece event Dravid Accolades the Indian U 19 players work ethics.
He added: “I am really proud of the boys, proud of the effort that they have put in and proud of the support staff as well. I think the effort we have put in over the last 14 months have been sensational. They really deserved this, couldn’t be really happier and proud for this bunch of boys. It’s really nice for them and hopefully it’s a memory they’ll cherish for a long time, and hopefully it’s not a memory that defines them and they will have a lot more bigger and better memories as they go on ahead in their careers,”
Throughout the world cup the Indian U 19 team was unbeaten and in each and every game they demolished their opponents, in the Group matches they have thrashed Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Zimbabwe and in the Quarter Final they waste Bangladesh by 131 runs and in the Semi’s they destruct their arch-rivals Pakistan by 203 Runs.
Team India has won their fourth U 19 world cup by claiming the world cup and this is the most by any playing cricketing nation, earlier in 2000, 2008 and 2012 they have won the crown.