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Divyaansh Saxena interview: 'Biggest learning from U-19 World Cup was be humble in victory and gracious in defeat'
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Divyaansh Saxena interview: 'Biggest learning from U-19 World Cup was be humble in victory and gracious in defeat'

As the dust settles, Firstpost sits down with Saxena to review the U-19 World Cup: the lessons learnt, the win over Pakistan, what went wrong in the final and what transpired after that, and much more.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 stats review: From most runs to most sixes hit and other key records in tournament
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 stats review: From most runs to most sixes hit and other key records in tournament

Let’s look at few of the records created and broken in during the ICC U-19 World Cup 2020

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: From India's talent depth to rise of Bangladesh and Afghanistan, things we learnt from tournament
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: From India's talent depth to rise of Bangladesh and Afghanistan, things we learnt from tournament

As the 2020 edition of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup wraps up, we look at some of the trends which emerged from the marquee tournament

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Akbar Ali overcomes pain of losing elder sister to lead Bangladesh to maiden global title in cricket
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Akbar Ali overcomes pain of losing elder sister to lead Bangladesh to maiden global title in cricket

Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali battled the pain of losing his elder sister while steering his team to the U-19 World Cup triumph, the tragedy far outweighing the challenges thrown at him by his adversaries on the ground.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: One bad day costs India the World Cup, but bigger battles await Class of 2020
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: One bad day costs India the World Cup, but bigger battles await Class of 2020

One bad day, one bad finish, that cost India the U-19 World Cup should take nothing away from their pursuits of the real deal that they’ve shown themselves to be raring for.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Bangladesh's reaction after winning the final was 'dirty', says India captain Priyam Garg
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Bangladesh's reaction after winning the final was 'dirty', says India captain Priyam Garg

India captain Priyam Garg has called the aggressive celebration of Bangladesh players as "dirty" following their maiden title triumph at the Under-19 World Cup in Potchefstroom.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Thrilling India vs Bangladesh final marred by ugly scenes at Senwes Park
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Thrilling India vs Bangladesh final marred by ugly scenes at Senwes Park

Bangladesh's maiden ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup win on Sunday was marred by reports of an ugly spat between players from the winning side and losing finalist India.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Disciplined Bangladesh show value of preparation and execution in maiden title win
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Disciplined Bangladesh show value of preparation and execution in maiden title win

What stood out in Bangladesh's triumph was their exceptional work in the lead up to the World Cup. Two years ago, Bangladesh set the groundwork for their triumph in this tournament.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: What happened after the game was unfortunate, says Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali on ugly spat after final
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: What happened after the game was unfortunate, says Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali on ugly spat after final

As soon as the match ended, it became tense with Bangladeshi players rushing to the ground and most of them still displaying aggressive body language.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: 'Bangladesh has given a strong message to the world', Twitter reacts after Tigers clinch maiden title
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: 'Bangladesh has given a strong message to the world', Twitter reacts after Tigers clinch maiden title

Bangladesh clinched the title and wishes started coming in for them on Twitter. Here are some interesting ones.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Akbar Ali, bowlers lead Bangladesh to maiden title with three-wicket win over India in final
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Akbar Ali, bowlers lead Bangladesh to maiden title with three-wicket win over India in final

Bangladesh clinched their maiden ICC U-19 World Cup title after beating favourites India by three wickets in the summit clash on Sunday.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Contrasting, yet very similar captains Priyam Garg and Akbar Ali go head-to-head in India vs Bangladesh final
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Contrasting, yet very similar captains Priyam Garg and Akbar Ali go head-to-head in India vs Bangladesh final

Priyam Garg and Akbar Ali have bigger players in their teams, but if a crisis situation crops up in the final, be rest assured that these captains will be the first to put their hand up and ride their team through the rocky waters.

ICC U19 World Cup 2020: Mahmudul Hasan Joy's century helps Bangladesh beat New Zealand by six wickets, set up final against India
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ICC U19 World Cup 2020: Mahmudul Hasan Joy's century helps Bangladesh beat New Zealand by six wickets, set up final against India

Mahmudul Hasan Joy rose to the occasion with a 100 off 127 balls, helping Bangladesh overcome the 212-run target in 44.1 overs

Dhruv Jurel, Pragnesh Kanpillewar's fifties go in vain as India U-19 lose to Bangladesh U-19 by two-wicket in tri-nation tournament
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Dhruv Jurel, Pragnesh Kanpillewar's fifties go in vain as India U-19 lose to Bangladesh U-19 by two-wicket in tri-nation tournament

Bangladesh U-19 won the rain-curtailed match under the Duckworth/Lewis method on Tuesday while India U-19 lost their second consecutive match.

India U-19 vs Bangladesh Under-19: Captain Priyam Garg's ton leads India to 35-run win in Youth ODI Tri-series
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India U-19 vs Bangladesh Under-19: Captain Priyam Garg's ton leads India to 35-run win in Youth ODI Tri-series

Garg remained unbeaten on exactly 100, a knock that was studded with seven boundaries and four hits over the fence, taking India U-19 to 265 for five after opting to bat