On Saturday, February 5, the cricket teams of India and England will compete in the Under-19 World Cup final. So far, Team India, led by Yash Dhull, has excelled in the current tournament. In the semi-finals, India's 'Youngsters' defeated Australia to advance to the final, while England's squad overcame Afghanistan to reach the final of this renowned ICC competition for the first time in 24 years.
The Indian team, a four-time champion, is a strong contender for the crown. So far, both sides have won all five of their matches. With their great performance in the event, Indian players have wowed everyone. India has won all of the matches till now.
In the Under-19 World Cup quarter-finals, England overcame South Africa by 6 wickets, while in the semi-final, England defeated Afghanistan by 15 runs in a close encounter. In the final match, these five individuals will be scrutinized because they are the only ones who have the ability to roll the match's dice.
Yash Dhull, India's captain, would be looking to produce a huge innings in the final match. Dhull has a total of 212 runs at an average of 106 in three matches. During this time, his strike rate was 89.83 percent. In the semi-final, Delhi's Yash Dhull, who idolized Virat Kohli, batted brilliantly for 110 runs against Australia. Yash had previously scored 89 versus South Africa.
Angkrish Raghuvanshi is in fantastic form right now. Raghuvanshi, from the Capital, has scored 278 runs in this competition, averaging 55.60 runs per innings. He is Team India's leading run-scorer.
Raghuvanshi has a century and a half-century in this competition, and considers Abhishek Nayar to be his mentor. He hit a century and a half-century against Uganda and Ireland, respectively. Raghuvanshi wants to give the team a strong start in the final.
Vicky Ostwal is a fantastic left-arm spinner of India. In five matches, Ostwal has taken 12 wickets. During that time, his bowling average was 21.60, and his economy rate was 3.39 per over. Ostwal, a left-arm spinner, took three wickets against Australia in the semi-final, while he took five wickets against South Africa. In such a scenario, Ostwal could emerge as India's trump card in the final.
England has a fantastic captain, Tom Prest, who has amassed 292 runs in five matches. During this time, Prest has scored 73 runs on average. Prest has a century against the UAE and a half-century against Canada, batting with a strike rate of 103.91. In the middle order, Prest offers England strength. He has the ability to serve as an anchor.
Jacob Bethell is a cricketer who can play in a variety of positions. England has great expectations from Bethell, who has excelled at batting, bowling, and fielding. In this tournament, Jacob has two half-centuries. Aside from that, he has three wickets to his name. Bethell, a left-handed opener, can pose a significant threat to India in the title match.
The Under-19 World Cup final between India and England will be held at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium at Antigua's North Ground.
The Under-19 World Cup Final 2022 between India and England will begin at 6.30 p.m. Indian time. Half an hour before the start of the game, the toss will take place.