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The ICC revealed its U19 World Cup team of the tournament on Monday, recognizing standout performers from the competition. Among the notable names was Pakistan’s talented fast bowler, Ubaid Shah, who earned a spot in the esteemed lineup for his remarkable contributions throughout the tournament.
Ubaid Shah emerged as a standout talent and a sensational performer, claiming an impressive 18 wickets at a striking rate of 12.38. His impactful performances wreaked havoc for opposing opening batters, consistently troubling them with his new-ball skills and precision in line and length.
The ICC U19 World Cup Team of the Tournament includes players from various nations, with three Australians, four Indians, and two South Africans. Scottish batter Jamie Dunk and West Indies all-rounder Nathan Edward also secured their places.
In the final, Australian skipper Hugh Weibgen, key batter Harry Dixon, and impactful bowler Callum Vidler played pivotal roles in their team’s victory against India. The Australian youngsters set a historic total of 253-7, with India managing only 174 in reply. Opening batsmen Harry Dixon and captain Hugh Weibgen established a crucial partnership of 78.
Mahli Beardman was awarded the Man of the Match for his outstanding performance, dismantling the top order of the Indian batting lineup. Adarsh Singh and Murugan Abhishek showed resilience, but the Australian bowlers proved dominant.
Australia secured their fourth ICC U19 World Cup title in 2024, adding to their victories in 1988, 2002, and 2010, making them the second-most successful team after India in the age-group world cups.