Indian captain Unmukt Chand led his side to a convincing six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the Under-19 World Cup in Queensland. The victory completed a remarkable turnaround for a side that had been written off in some quarters following their defeat to the West Indies in their opening match.
South Africa Under-19s beat their New Zealand counterparts to record a respectable third place finish in this yearâ€™s Under-19 World Cup in Queensland. Ahead of tomorrow's final, which sees host Australia take on India, the Proteas dismissed New Zealand for just 90 and eased home by eight wickets thanks to an innings of 50 off 43 balls from wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock.
Sri Lanka made up for their disappointing showing in the group stage of the Under-19 World Cup to win the plate championship final against Afghanistan in Brisbane. Elsewhere, there was a win for England in the fifth place play-off, while Bangladesh beat neighbours Pakistan to secure seventh position and Scotland beat Ireland to finish 11th.