India’s Nishant Sindhu was unbeaten on 50 as India won by four wickets

James Rew hit a magnificent 95 but England’s batting let them down as India won the U19 Men’s World Cup for the fifth time with a four-wicket victory in Antigua.

Rew’s knock, off 116 balls including 12 fours, helped England recover from an early collapse to post 189 all out as India seamers Raj Bawa (5-31) and Ravi Kumar (4-34) wreaked havoc.


England, playing in their first final at this level for 24 years, had India wobbling at 97-4 as James Sales struck twice to remove two key wickets including Shaik Rasheed, who made a half-century.

Bawa (35) helped put India within striking distance before Nishant Sindhu got the done for India with an unbeaten half-century.

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