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India retain U-19 Asia Cup

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To chase the target of 107 runs Bangladesh U-19 batsmen were in the procession of come and go. With the tremendous performances of Indian bowlers they have retained the youth Asia cup trophy.

On Saturday in Colombo in the first innings Bangladesh bowlers dominated over the Indian batsmen but Bangladesh got the right answer at last from the Indian bowlers. Bangladesh were all out just five runs behind the Indian score. In the last ball of 33rd over Bangladesh were bundled out for 101 runs.

Earlier, seven tournaments of U-19 Asia Cup were organized and India were five times champion. In the third meeting India-Pakistan were declared joint champion. Afghanistan became trophy holder in the sixth meeting. Bangladesh reached the final for the first time in this season and were out to set a record. But India again hold the cup in the eighth meeting of this prestigious tournament.

The early wicket fall of Bangladesh kept the side at back foot and credit goes to Indian bowler. At one stage Bangladesh were 77/6 in just 19.4 overs. On the other hand India bowlers were in fire to grab wickets.

Earlier, after winning the toss the Indian U-19 team decided to bat first. But they were all out in 32.4 overs after scoring 106 runs on the score board. They set the target of 107 runs for Bangladesh but the young tigers could not manage it. Though the defeat this is the highest achievement for the U-19 team of Bangladesh.



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