India has stunned the world by lifting the Under 19 World Cup. Indian young lads thrashed Australia in the finals by 8 wickets and made everyone proud. Rahul Dravid’s boys are now World Champions and their coach Rahul Dravid is winning all praises.
The star of India’s batting in chasing a modest total of 216 was the opener, Manjot Kalra. Manjot Kalra played a brilliant knock when it mattered the most. Manjot Kalra played a handsome knock of 101 runs from 102 balls and the dashing batsman remained unbeaten in India’s course of the chase.
For India Kamlesh Nagarkoti picked up 2 wickets. Ishan Porel also scalped 2 wickets and so did Ankul Roy. Shiva Singh and Shivam Mavi picked up 2 wickets and 1 wicket respectively.
RAHUL DRAVID’S STATEMENT WINS MILLION HEARTS
Rahul Dravid is already winning huge respect for being a perfect guiding light to this team. After this statement of his, he has only raised the bar higher. Rahul Dravid’s statement is winning the internet.
After winning the World Cup, Rahul Dravid said
“I am really proud of the boys, proud of the effort that they have put in and proud of the support staff as well. I think the effort we have put in over the last 14 months have been sensational. They really deserved this, couldn’t be really happier and proud for this bunch of boys,”
He further added
“It’s really nice for them and hopefully it’s a memory they’ll cherish for a long time, and hopefully it’s not a memory that defines them and they will have a lot more bigger and better memories as they go on ahead in their careers,” Dravid told Simon Doull after the match,”
Dravid on his experience as a coach of this team.
“Coaching this team I tend to get a lot of attention, but it is really about the quality of support staff that we have had and the effort they have put in has been amazing,”
The moment India lifted the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018, Twitterati, including cricketers and politicians of India, showered praises on Rahul Dravid.
Congrats to India's talented young cricket team for winning the Under-19 World Cup. Calmness and composure of our boys embellishes their skills. Proud of captain @Shaw_Prithvi and his mates, as well as of coach Rahul Dravid and the hard-working support staff #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) February 3, 2018
Rahul Dravid and Roger Federer are my heroes. Never change, gentlemen.
— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) February 3, 2018
Every Indian is delighted, all credit to Rahul Dravid for committing himself to these young kids ,and a legend like him deserves to lay his hands on the WC. Only Fitting. #INDvAUS
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 3, 2018
Finally a World Cup for Rahul Dravid!
No one deserves it more than him!#U19CWC
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 3, 2018
“Hopefully its not a win that defines them. Hopefully they go on to bigger and better things.” Rahul Dravid. Front foot forward, eases into that drive and the ball pings the boundary rope. #ICCU19CWC
— Jamie Alter (@jamie_alterTOI) February 3, 2018
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) February 3, 2018