Bangladesh beat India to win Under-19 cricket World Cup final

AFP Potchefstroom, South Africa Feb 09, 2020, 10.06 PM(IST)

Bangladesh's Parvez Hossain Emon plays a shot during the ICC Under-19 World Cup cricket finals between India and Bangladesh at the Senwes Park, in Potchefstroom, South Africa. Photograph:( AFP )

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Set 178 to win, Bangladesh slumped to 106 for six before captain Akbar Ali got them back on track.

Bangladesh produced a stunning fightback against India in Potchefstroom to win the Under-19 World Cup for the first time. 

Set 178 to win, Bangladesh slumped to 106 for six before captain Akbar Ali got them back on track.

A brief rainbreak meant a revised target of 170 from 46 overs, with Rakibul Hasan scoring the winning run to secure a three-wicket victory.

India 177 all out in 50 overs (Y. Jaiswal 88, T. Varma 38, D. Jurel 22; A. Das 3-40, T. Sakib 2-28, S. Islam 2-31)

Bangladesh 170-7 in 42.1 overs (P. Emon 47, A. Ali 43 not out; R. Bishnoi 4-30, S. Mishra 2-25)