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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