India won the ICC-U19 World Cup 2022

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India lifted a record fifth International Cricket Council Under -19 (ICC U19) World Cup title after defeating England by 4 wickets in the final at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, played on 5 February 2022..

  • The 14th Edition of the ICC U19 World Cup was held in the West Indies from 14 January to 5 February 2022 in a 50 -50 overs format. 16 countries participated in the tournament. 

  • The Indian team captained by Yash Dhull  became the fifth Indian captain after  Mohammad Kaif(2000), Virat Kohli(2008), Unmukt Chand(2012) and Prithvi Shaw(2018), to hold the winner’s trophy.

  • The captain of the England team is Tom Prest.

  • The coach of the Indian team is Hemant Kanitkar.

  • The player of the final was the India  all rounder ,Raj Angad  Bawa and The Player  of the series was  Dewald Brevis of South Africa . 

  • The first U19 World Cup was played in 1988 as McDonald's Bicentennial Youth World Cup, It was hosted by Australia and 8 teams competed in the event . It was won by Australia. 

  • The second world cup was held in South Africa in 1998, under the name of the ICC-U19 world cup. 16 teams participated in the event.

  • Since then the ICC U-19 world cup is held every two years with 16 teams.

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