India dominate ICC U19 Team of the World Cup
India were rewarded for their domination of the U19 World Cup, with five players named in the team of the tournament.
The side included Indian skipper Prithvi Shaw, player of the final Majot Kalra, Shubman Gill, Anukul Roya and Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
Gill was named player of the tournament on the back of his haul of 372 runs.
A ICC panel that included Ian Bishop, Tom Moody, Anjum Chopra, Jeff Crowe and Shashank Kishore selected the side that included South African Raynard van Tonder as captain.
The five members of India’s title winning squad were joined by South-African keeper Wandile Makwetu and quick bowler Gerald Coetzee.
Kiwi batsman Finn Allen won his spot on the back of his tournament run haul of 338 runs. Windies batsman Alick Athanze was named as 12th man after leading the run scoring charts with the bat.
Team of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 (in batting order):
Prithvi Shaw (India) –261 runs
Manjot Kalra (India) – 252 runs
Shubman Gill (India) – 372 runs
Finn Allen (New Zealand) – 338 runs
Raynard van Tonder (South Africa, captain) – 348 runs
Wandile Makwetu (wicket-keeper) (South Africa) – 184 runs and 11 dismissals (all catches)
Anukul Roy (India) – 14 wickets
Kamlesh Nagarkoti (India)– 9 wickets
Gerald Coetzee (South Africa) – 8 wickets
Qais Ahmad (Afghanistan) – 14 wickets
Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan) – 12 wickets
12th man: Alick Athanaze (Windies) – 418 runs