It was the final match between India U19 team and Bangladesh U19 team but at the end of the match, cricketers of Bangladesh & India team got involved in a clash. This event in cricket history is really unexpected.
After defeating Pakistan U19, team India U19 reached in the final match. They beat the Pakistan U19 team by 10 wickets. Pakistan set a target of 176 runs in front of India & India U19 team successfully chased 176 runs without losing a wicket. That day, it was the final match of the ICC U19 World Cup between India U19 & Bangladesh U19 team, but in this match, Bangladesh U19 team beat India U19 by 3 wickets.
Clash at the end:
It was a rain-interrupted match so the DLS method was applied in this match & in the 2nd inning, the number of over was reduced to 46. At the end of the match, Bangladesh U19 team beat India U19 team. After the match, both teams got involved in a clash with each other. Both of the teams are blaming each other for the incident.
It was the final match between India U19 team & Bangladesh U19 team. The match held at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. Adrian Holdstock & Sam Nogajski was the on-field umpires of the match. Raveendra Wimalasiri was the 3rd umpire of the match & Graeme Labrooy was the referee of the match. Bangladesh U19 won the toss & decided to bowl first.
The batting performance of India U19 was bad. India U19 came out to bat in the 1st inning. Yashasvi Jaiswal & Saxena opened for India. Yashasvi Jaiswal played a good inning & scored 88 runs after facing 121 balls. He hit 8 fours & 1 six. Saxena was unable to score runs on that day. He scored just 2 runs that day. Tilak Varma played a short inning & scored 38 runs after facing 65 deliveries. There were 3 fours in his name. India U19 captain Priyam Garg also failed to score runs. He scored just 7 runs in 9 balls. Dhruv Jurel scored 22 runs in 38 balls. The rest of the batsman scored a single-digit number. On the other hand, Bangladesh’s bowling performance was fine. Avishek Das took 3 wickets that day, He gave 40 runs in his 9 overs. Shoriful Islam took 2 wickets & gave 31 runs in his 10 overs of the spell. Also, he gave a maiden over. Tanzim Hasan Sakib took 2 wickets in this match. He gave 2 maiden overs. He gave 28 runs in 8.2 overs. Rakibul Hasan took 1 wicket & gave 29 runs in his 10 overs of the spell. At the end of the 1st inning, team India U19 all out in 177 runs within 47.2 overs. They set a target of 178 runs.
But after the 1st inning, the rain started. Because of the rainy weather, 2nd inning reduced to 46 overs by DLS method & the target reduced to 170.
Parvez Hossain Emon & Tanzid Hasan opened for the Bangladesh U19 team. Parvez Hossain Emon scored 47 runs in 79 deliveries & he hit 7 fours. Tanzi Hasan scored 17 runs in this match in 25 deliveries. He hit 2 fours & 1 six. Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Towhid Hridoy & Sahadat Hossain was unable to score runs that day. Hridoy made a duck, Mahmudul Hasan Joy scored 8 runs & Sahadat Hossain scored 1 run. The skipper of Bangladesh U19 cricket team Akbar Ali played a good knock in the match & scored 43 runs after facing 77 runs. He hit 4 fours & 1 six in this inning. Indian bowler Ravi Bishnoi gave a good performance. He took 4 valuable wickets & gave 30 runs in his 10 overs. He gave 3 maiden overs in this match. Sushant Mishra took 2 wickets & gave 25 runs in his 7 overs. Yashasvi Jaiswal took 1 wicket & gave 15 runs in his 3 overs. Finally, Bangladesh reached their target of 170 runs within 42.1 overs. Due to rain, the match of the 2nd inning was reduced to 46 overs & target was reduced to 170 from 178 runs. Bangladesh U19 team beat India U19 in the ICC U19 World Cup final match, but after the match, both of the teams involved in a clash with each other. The experts of the cricket world said this type of event is not expected in cricket, it is a disappointing matter.
As a punishment, ICC decided to punish 5 cricketers. We know that, after the final match of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, India U19 team & Bangladesh U19 team involved in a clash with each other. 3 cricketers of Bangladesh U19 & 2 cricketers of India U19 will be punished for the incident. Md Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain & Rakibul Hasan will be punished from Bangladesh U19 team & Akash Singh, Ravi Bishnoi also will be punished who belongs Indian U19 team. Those players would be suspended for the next some matches, but the whole cricket world is not happy with this incident.