ICC Under-19 World Cup final: Bangladesh opt to bowl against India
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ICC Under-19 World Cup final: Bangladesh opt to bowl against India

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Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali has won the toss and opted to bowl against India in the U-19 World Cup final in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

India will aim for their fifth Under-19 World Cup trophy when they take on Bangladesh in the final at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Sunday. Indian team led by Priyam Garg is tipped as the possible winner as the team holds a perfect record, having beaten the likes of Australia and Pakistan in the knockout stages to get to the final.

Indian captain, Virat Kohli sent best wishes on Twitter:

“Sending my best wishes to the Indian U19 Cricket Team ahead of their World Cup final. The nation is behind you, bring it home boys. #U19CWC #IndianCricket @BCCI

Sachin Tendulkar also wished all the best on his Twitter handle: “All the best to the U19 Cricket Team for the U19 @cricketworldcup

Final! Hope you'll continue the stellar team performance & win this for India.”

India maintained the same team that played in the semi-final against Pakistan will play today, while the Bangladesh has made one change in which Avishek Das comes in for Hasan Murad.

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