Naman and Murugan made a partnership of 46 runs
India’s dream of becoming champion for the sixth time broken
New Delhi. The Indian cricket team, which reached the finals after winning 6 consecutive matches, was defeated by Australia by 79 runs in the final of the Under-19 World Cup. With this, India’s dream of winning the trophy for a record sixth time was shattered. During this, Naman Tiwari and Murugan Abhishek showed amazing spirit, even if only for a short time. The conversation that took place between the two players during batting was captured in the stump mic. Its video is going viral on social media, which people are liking very much. Australia captured the trophy for the fourth time.
Chasing the target of 254 runs set by Australia in the final of the Under-19 World Cup 2024, the Indian team could not even play the full 50 overs and collapsed for 174 runs in 43.5 overs. For India, opener Adarsh Singh scored 47 runs while Murugan Abhishek played an inning of 42 runs. Naman Tiwari returned unbeaten after scoring 14 runs. Musheer Khan contributed 22 runs. There was a partnership of 46 runs between Murugan Abhishek and Naman Tiwari.
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Tiwari Saying to Murugan:
“Remember me, you will be able to learn more if you want to!” pic.twitter.com/gn31SOakcu
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Murugan Abhishek and Naman Tiwari definitely hit some good shots but they were not enough to lead the team to victory. During batting, Naman Tiwari was heard saying to fellow batsman Murugan Ashwin that Guru, remember, you will lose but you will learn. It is clear that Naman was encouraging his teammate during this time and he wanted to learn how to deal with this difficult situation.
Naman Tiwari took 2 wickets
Indian captain Uday Saharan remained first among the batsmen who scored the most runs in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2024. Uday scored 397 runs in 7 innings. However, the captain’s bat remained silent in the final. Talking about bowling, Tapasar Raj Limbani took 3 wickets while Naman Tiwari took 2 wickets. For Australia, Harjas Singh scored a half century while Oliver Peak scored unbeaten 46 runs. Opener Harry Deutsch was out after scoring 42 runs.
Tags: IND vs AUS, India under 19, India vs Australia, U-19 WC, Under 19 World Cup
FIRST PUBLISHED: February 12, 2024, 11:45 IST