ICC U-19 cricket World Cup: BCCI to announce cash award for Indian team

The Indian team beat arch-rivals Pakistan to enter the final of the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup where they will take on Australia.

cricket Updated: Jan 31, 2018 15:35 IST
Press Trust of India
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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Indian players celebrate after beating Pakistan in the semi-final of the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Tuesday.(AFP)

The BCCI will announce cash award for the Indian players for reaching the final of the U-19 cricket World Cup and also felicitate them, acting president CK Khanna said today. (India vs Pakistan scorecard)

Congratulating the team for beating Pakistan in the semifinals in Christchurch in New Zealand today, Khanna said, “I would like to congratulate the entire team and coach Rahul Dravid for this performance. Rahul’s contribution in guiding the Gen Next cricketers has been immense. Because of him we now have a talented pool of U-19 cricketers.”

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“The BCCI will announce cash awards and also felicitate the team,” he told PTI.

The Indian team today thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan by 203 runs in the semifinals to enter the final for the sixth time. They will take on Australia in the summit clash on February 3.

First Published: Jan 30, 2018 14:21 IST