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BCCI Announces Huge Cash Prize For India U19 Players For Winning The World Cup
By CricShots - Feb 6, 2022 9:15 am
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly congratulated Team India for winning the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, in Antigua on Saturday. The boys in blue registered a 4-wicket win over England in the summits clash while chasing a below-par score of 190 runs in Antigua.

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India U19 team won the World Cup 2022

Sourav Ganguly tweeted, “Congratulations to the under 19 team and the support staff and the selectors for winning the world cup in such a magnificent way…The cash prize announced by us of 40 lakhs is a small token of appreciation but their efforts are beyond value .. magnificent [email protected]

India produced a dominating performance to beat England by four wickets in the final. This is India’s record fifth Under-19 World Cup title in the history of the tournament after previously winning it in 2000, 2008, 2012, 2018.

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BCCI secretary Jay Shah announce the prize money for the players and the support staff, he tweeted, “I’m pleased to announce the reward of 40 lacs per player and 25 lacs per support staff for the U19 #TeamIndia contingent for their exemplary performance in #U19CWCFinal. You have made the Flag of India proud. @SGanguly99 @ThakurArunS @ShuklaRajiv.”

Earlier, a superb bowling performance by Raj Bawa (5/31) and Ravi Kumar (4/34) helped the India U19 team to bundle out England for 189 despite a fighting fifty by James Rew (95). At 91-7, England was looking in some deep trouble Rew and James Sales made a strong partnership for the eighth wicket took England to a competitive total in the summit clash.

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During the chase, Shaik Rasheed (50 off 84) and Nishant Sindhu smashed the fifties while Raj Bawa (35 off 54) also played a vital knock and helped India chase the target in 47.4 overs.