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.