India vs Australia, U-19 Cricket World Cup final: Live streaming, road to final, squads, telecast and date – Everything you need to know | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Five-time champions India take on Australia in the ICC U-19 World Cup final at the Willowmoore Park in Benoni, South Africa on Sunday.
Favourites India, who will also be looking to win successive titles, are the most successful team in this tournament, with five trophies to their names thus far.The upcoming final will mark the third consecutive ICC event where Australia and India find themselves facing each other.The two cricketing rivals previously contested thrilling encounters in the ICC World Test Championship Final and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final last year.
Australia made it to the final after registering a thrilling one-wicket win against Pakistan in the semis to set up a title clash against India, who got the better of South Africa in the first semi-final, winning by two wickets.
You can catch all the live updates of the much-anticipated final on live blog and live streaming on Hotstar.
India kicked off their campaign in impressive fashion, securing an easy 84-run victory against arch-rivals Bangladesh. They continued their dominant form with a massive 201-run win over Ireland in the next match. In their final group stage fixture, India delivered another commanding performance, thrashing hosts USA by a resounding margin of 201 runs.
Advancing to the Super Six stage, India maintained their winning streak by cruising past New Zealand with a convincing 214-run victory. They followed it up with another strong performance against Nepal, winning by 132 runs.
In the semi-final clash against South Africa, India faced a tougher challenge but emerged victorious by two wickets, showcasing their resilience and determination in a closely contested match.
Overall, India’s journey in the tournament highlighted their consistent and dominant form, both in the group stage and the Super Six stage. Their comprehensive victories paved the way for a well-deserved spot in the final, reflecting the team’s strong performance and potential to claim the championship.
The Australian team began their campaign in the tournament with a four-wicket victory against Namibia, displaying a solid start to their campaign. They continued their dominant form with a remarkable performance against Zimbabwe, hammering them by a massive margin of 225 runs. The Australians secured another victory in the group stage, defeating Sri Lanka by six wickets.
Moving into the Super Six stage, Australia faced England and emerged victorious with a 110-run win, determined by the DLS method. Unfortunately, their fixture against West Indies was washed out due to rain, denying them an opportunity to showcase their skills.
In the semi-finals, Australia engaged in a closely-contested match against Pakistan, ultimately securing a narrow one-wicket victory. This hard-fought win propelled them into the finals, reflecting the team’s resilience and ability to perform under pressure.
Overall, Australia’s journey in the tournament showcased a combination of dominant victories and hard-fought battles, ultimately earning them a spot in the final as they aimed to clinch the title.
India: Arshin Kulkarni, Adarsh Singh, Rudra Mayur Patel, Sachin Dhas, Priyanshu Moliya, Musheer Khan, Uday Saharan (captain), Aravelly Avanish Rao, Saumy Kumar Pandey, Murugan Abhishek, Innesh Mahajan, Dhanush Gowda, Aaradhya Shukla, Raj Limbani, Naman Tiwari.
Australia: Hugh Weibgen (captain), Lachlan Aitken, Charlie Anderson, Harkirat Bajwa, Mahli Beardman, Tom Campbell, Harry Dixon, Ryan Hicks, Sam Konstas, Rafael MacMillan, Aidan O’Connor, Harjas Singh, Tom Straker, Callum Vidler, Ollie Peake.
The much-awaited India-Australia U-19 World Cup final will be broadcasted live on Sunday (11/2/2024) at the Star Sports network from 12.30 PM IST.


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