Australia Takes Home Fourth Under-19 World Cup Crown: Defeats India in Thrilling 79-Run Victory.


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Australia has just won the Under-19 World Cup, defeating India by 79 runs. This marked their fourth title in the tournament, having previously won in 1988, 2002, and 2010. The victory was particularly significant for Australia as it ended their losing streak against India in the Under-19 World Cup, with India having won all six meetings between 2000 and 2022.

This win also marked a milestone for India as it ended their 22-match winning streak in youth ODI games while chasing. Prior to this loss, India had scored the second-most runs by a captain in a single edition of the tournament, with Uday Saharan scoring 397 runs. Despite this loss, India’s opening partnership against USA during a group stage game was their highest of the tournament at 46, marking the first time they failed to achieve at least a 50-run opening partnership at an Under-19 World Cup.

Australia’s final total of 253 for 7 against India was the highest by any team in an Under-19 World Cup final, surpassing England’s previous record of scoring the most runs in a chase against New Zealand in 1998. This achievement is even more impressive when you consider that only Pakistan has been able to defend their Under-19 World Cup crown since then. Both Australia and India finished as runners-up in the tournament held in

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