U19 WC final: Bangladesh win toss, choose to bowl first

Potchefstroom: Bangladesh on Sunday won the toss and chose to bowl first in Potchefstroom in their ICC U19 World Cup final against India. Bangladesh are looking for their maiden title in what is their first-ever final while favorites India are looking to win a record-extending fifth.

Bangladesh captain Abu Jayed announced one change to the team that won the semi-final against New Zealand. India, on the other hand, are unchanged.

India have thus far won all matches they have played in the tournament. In the semi-final, a century from Yashasvi Jaiswal and a fifty from Divyaansh Saxena helped them beat Pakistan by 10 wickets to cruise to the title clash.

Bangladesh, on the other hand, beat New Zealand by six wickets to reach the final. It is the first time that any Bangladesh side have reached the final of an ICC tournament.

Bangladesh: Parvez Hossain Emon, Tanzid Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Towhid Hridoy, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Avishek Das, Akbar Ali (C, WK), Rakibul Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib

India: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyaansh Saxena, Tilak Varma, Dhruv Jurel (WK), Priyam Garg (C), Siddhesh Veer, Atharva Ankolekar, Ravi Bishnoi, Sushant Mishra, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh.

(IANS)

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