ATLANTA (Pajhwok):Australia dominated in all three departments of the field to defeat India by 79 runs in the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 final in Benoni, South Africa.
Australian captain Hugh Weibgen wins the toss and elected to bat first in Benoni. Charlie Anderson came in for Tom Campbell for Australia. India were unchanged. ICC reported on Sunday.
Australia reached 253/7 at the end of the first innings. This was the highest-ever total in a U19 World Cup final. Harjas Singh top-scored with 55, while Weibgen, Harry Dixon, and Ollie Peak contributed with important 40s. Raj Limbani starred for India with 3/38.