Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag eye Under-19 champs

Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag praised bowlers of the Under-19 team. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 15, 2018, 12.11 PM (IST)

India started the ICC U19 World Cup 2018 with a terrific win as they defeated Australia by 100 runs at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

The Men in Blue had posted a mammoth total of 328 runs against Australia after skipper-opener Prithvi Shaw played a brilliant 94-run knock along with 180 runs partnership with fellow opener Manoj Kalra.

Former captain Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag are all praise for the young guns and are also commending their performances on social forums, especially pacers.

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Ganguly tweeted, "@imVkohli...Keep an eye on two under 19 quicks Mavi and Nagarkoti."

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Not only Ganguly, Sehwag also tweeted to show his support to these cricketing talents, who are playing brilliantly in the ICC U19 World Cup 2018.

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India, who opened their 2018 U-19 WC campaign against Australia, are three-time champions, with their the last triumph coming in 2014. 

Coached by the distinguished Rahul Dravid, the team displayed that there is no dearth of talent in the squad.