Here's all you need to know about the upcoming live match between India U19 and Australia U19 in India on OTT.
Having reached another final of the ICC U19 World Cup 2024, Team India is eyeing yet another trophy as they face Australia yet again following a scintillating round of semi-final fixtures. The Boys in Blue secured their spot in the final after defeating hosts South Africa by two wickets, while the Aussies emerged victorious over Pakistan by one wicket in the final over of the contest.
The highly anticipated final will be hosted on February 11 (Sunday) at Willowmoore Park, Benoni, at 1:30 PM IST. Fans in India will be able to watch the action unfold on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar, with free-to-air coverage available on Doordarshan.
Both finalists will head into the final undefeated, having topped their respective groups in both the initial stage and the Super Six stage as well.
In the first semi-final, India played a tense match while chasing 245 for victory. They battled back after being 32 for four down to seal a memorable win thanks to a brilliant match-winning partnership between Sachin Dhas and captain Uday Saharan.
As for the Aussies, after bowling out Pakistan for a seemingly below-par total of 179, they stuttered in their chase before their middle and lower order formed crucial partnerships to help them edge home in thrilling fashion.
India U19: Arshin Kulkarni, Adarsh Singh, Rudra Mayur Patel, Sachin Dhas, Priyanshu Moliya, Musheer Khan, Uday Saharan (captain), Aravelly Avanish Rao, Saumy Kumar Pandey, Murugan Abhishek, Innesh Mahajan, Dhanush Gowda, Aaradhya Shukla, Raj Limbani, Naman Tiwari.
Australia U19: Hugh Weibgen (captain), Lachlan Aitken, Charlie Anderson, Harkirat Bajwa, Mahli Beardman, Tom Campbell, Harry Dixon, Ryan Hicks, Sam Konstas, Rafael MacMillan, Aidan O'Connor, Harjas Singh, Tom Straker, Callum Vidler, Ollie Peake.