Under-19 World Cup finale: Can India claim fourth title?

13 Feb 2016    07:18 pm

On Sunday at Dhaka's Shere Bangla National Stadium, the Indian team led by Ishan Kishan will play its West Indian counterparts in the final of the 2016 ICC Under-19 World Cup. This is the fourth time that an Indian team has made the final of the junior World Cup.

Here's a look at the past instances and how India fared.

Year: 1999-2000 Beat: Sri Lanka Where: Sri Lanka

India's next appearance at the U-19 World Cup final came in 2005-06. The road to the final saw the team captained by Ravikant Shukla beat Namibia (by nine wickets), Scotland (by eight wickets), Sri Lanka (by four wickets), West Indies (by 126 runs) and England (by 234 runs) to set up a tantalising final against Sarfraz Ahmed's Pakistan side.