U-19 World Cup final: BCCI announces prize money for victorious team India

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Feb 03, 2018, 08:49 AM(IST)

India vs Australia Photograph:( AFP )

India won the U-19 World Cup against Australia by 8 wickets. Prithvi Shaw led the team to a historic fourth-time victory in the World Cup.

After this spectacular performance, BCCI has announced prize money for victorious India U19 team.

Mr Rahul Dravid, Head Coach India U19 – INR 50 lakhs.

Members of India U19 team – INR 30 lakhs each.

Members of the Support Staff, India U19 – INR 20 lakhs each.

In the first innings, Australia had won the toss and opted to bat and set a target of 217 runs.

Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Karla gave a good start for the team but Shaw could not convert his start into a big score and lost his wicket to Will Sutherland after contributing 29 runs for the team.

Manjot Karla and Shubman Gill looked good at a moment but Param Uppal took Gill's wicket and saw him off.

After Gill's wicket, Kalra found a determined ally in Harvik Desai and together they scored 89 runs for the team.

Manjot Kalra slammed an award-winning century. The way Kalra was hitting and by looking at his record in previous matches this performance was expected of this young star.

His massive century included 8 fours and 3 sixes.


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