With great teamwork, big dreams work: Tendulkar to U-19 World Champions

Undetermined Published: Feb 03, 2018, 08.57 AM(IST)

Manjot Kalra smacked an unbeaten 101 to power India to their fourth ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup win. Photograph:( Twitter )

India defeated three times World Champions Australia by 8 wickets to register a memorable World Cup triumph in Mount Maunganui, Bay Oval, on Saturday.  

Manjot Kalra played the most crucial knock of his career so far, smacking an unbeaten 101 to power India to their fourth ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup win.

As the ecstatic players celebrated India's fourth World Cup title, Indians took to their Twitter handles to congratulate the team for scripting history. 

Wishes poured in from every corner of the country, but the first among the wishes were of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, followed by former run-machine Sehwag and many prominent personalities.

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Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones also congratulated the Men in Blue on their stellar performance. 

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Chasing a modest 217 to win, India cruised past the target with as many as 67 balls to spare. Harvik Desai remained unbeaten on 47, whereas Shubman Gill had a rare failure as he fell for 31.

 

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