Rahul Dravid celebrates World Cup victory with U-19 squad, watch video
The closing of the ICC U-19 World Cup noticed India pulling off yet one more allround efficiency. Going into the finals, the aspect led by skipper Prithvi Shaw and head coach Rahul Dravid have been the favourites. India had been undefeated within the match, profitable all their three group matches in opposition to Australia, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe. The victory over Australia by 100 runs within the first group sport was one other issue that boosted their confidence.
But, changing the arrogance into outcomes is a very completely different ball-game, one thing which India displayed on Saturday as they met Australia within the closing. Losing the toss on a strong batting floor did little to harm Indian bowlers temperament and they bowled out their rivals for 216. Chasing a low complete, the younger males in blue went on to simply earn a victory, with 8 wickets in arms. Manjot Kalra smashed a U-19 World Cup closing century, turning into solely the second Indian participant to take action after Unmukt Chand.
After profitable the trophy, a video was posted on Twitter by Cricket World Cup wherein coach Rahul Dravid was seen celebrating with his younger squad within the dressing room.
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— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) February 3, 2018
Dravid, who has been credited for India’s profitable marketing campaign on the U-19 World Cup, stated he’s actually happy with the younger staff. “I am really proud of the boys, proud of the effort that they have put in and proud of the support staff as well. (Smiles and pauses as the Indian team celebrates right behind him to be on camera). I think the effort we have put in over the last 14 months have been sensational,” he stated.
Dravid added: “Coaching this team I tend to get a lot of attention, but it is really about the quality of support staff that we have had, there have been seven, eight of us who have been together for the last 14 months, the effort they put in was incredible. I am proud to be a part of their (support staff) team and I see it as that. We try and do what’s best for the kids and hopefully they can put in the performances on the field and they have certainly done that in this tournament.”