India vs Australia U19 World Cup 2024 Final Match: In the captaincy of Uday Saharan, the Indian Under-19 team had secured their spot in the final of the U19 World Cup 2024 with a splendid performance. And now the name of the second finalist team of this tournament has also been confirmed, which is none other than Australia, the biggest rival of ICC tournaments for India.
In the first semifinal match of the U19 World Cup 2024 held in South Africa, the Indian U19 team secured their place in the final by defeating the South African U19 team in a highly thrilling contest. Meanwhile, the Australian U19 team entered the final by defeating the Pakistan U19 team. Both teams will face each other on the 11th. So let’s know about some important things related to both teams’ final match.
India vs Australia U19 World Cup 2024 Final
Currently, under the captaincy of Uday Saharan, the Indian U19 team is playing in the U19 World Cup 2024 being held in South Africa, where in the semi-final match, India defeated the South African Under-19 team by 2 wickets to secure their place in the final. Following suit, under the leadership of Hugh Weibgen, the Australian U19 team defeated the Pakistan U19 team by 1 wicket in the second semi-final match to enter the final.
And now the final showdown between both teams will be played on Sunday, February 11th, in Benoni, which is expected to be extremely thrilling. Both teams have clashed several times in the final of the U19 World Cup, and each time, spectators have witnessed nail-biting encounters.
Records of both teams in the final of U19 World Cup against each other
It should be noted that so far, the U19 teams of India and Australia have faced each other in the final of the U19 World Cup a total of 2 times. And on both occasions, the Indian U19 team emerged victorious. Therefore, this time, the Australian U19 team will aim to change history. Meanwhile, Uday Saharan and Company’s goal will be to win the hearts of 1.4 billion Indians. This is because in the recently held World Cup 2023 final, Australia defeated Team India.
The first encounter between the U19 teams of India and Australia was in the final of the U19 World Cup 2012, where under the captaincy of Unmukt Chand, India emerged victorious. Both teams met for the second time in the final in 2018. During that time, under the captaincy of Prithvi Shaw, India claimed the title. Now, the responsibility of maintaining this streak rests on Uday Saharan’s shoulders. Winning this final will complete a hat-trick for the Indian team in terms of winning finals against Australia. And this would be India’s sixth U19 World Cup trophy.
How to watch India vs Australia U19 World Cup 2024 final?
The final match of the U19 World Cup 2024 between India and Australia is scheduled to start according to Indian time at 1:30 PM. You can watch the U19 World Cup 2024 final match on Disney+ Hotstar. If you prefer to watch the match via satellite channels, you can tune in to Star Sports.
India’s record in U19 World Cup final
By defeating South Africa in the first semifinal match of the U19 World Cup 2024, the Indian U19 team has entered the final for the 5th consecutive time and the 9th time overall. During this period, out of the past 4 times, India has won twice and faced defeat twice. Speaking of overall finals, India has won the trophy 5 times so far.
Australia’s record in U19 World Cup final
By defeating Pakistan in the second semifinal match of the U19 World Cup 2024, the Australian U19 team has entered the final for the 5th time. After playing in 5 finals so far, the Australian U19 team has claimed the trophy 3 times, while facing defeat in two. Both these final matches were lost by Australia against India. Therefore, this time around, Australia is expected to face a significant challenge once again.
India and Australia U19 teams squads
India: Arshin Kulkarni, Adarsh Singh, Rudra Mayur Patel, Sachin Dhas, Priyanshu Moliya, Musheer Khan, Uday Saharan (captain), Aravelly Avanish Rao, Innesh Mahajan, Dhanush Gowda, Aaradhya Shukla, Saumy Kumar Pandey, Murugan Abhishek, Raj Limbani and Naman Tiwari.
Australia: Hugh Weibgen (captain), Lachlan Aitken, Charlie Anderson, Harkirat Bajwa, Mahli Beardman, Aidan O’Connor, Harjas Singh, Tom Straker, Tom Campbell, Harry Dixon, Ryan Hicks, Sam Konstas, Rafael MacMillan, Callum Vidler and Ollie Peake.
Which team has won the ICC U19 World Cup most times?
India have won ICC U19 Men’s World Cup a record five times. While Australia have won the three times and Pakistan has won the title twice.
When will the final match of ICC U19 World Cup 2024 be played?
The final match of the ICC U19 World Cup 2024 is scheduled to be played on Sunday, February 11th, in Benoni.
How to watch the final of U19 World Cup 2024?
You can watch the live telecast of the U19 World Cup 2024 final in India on Disney+ Hotstar. And if you prefer to watch the match via satellite channels, you can tune in to Star Sports.