In Stats: Four Indian Players to Watch Out For in U-19 WC Final
Statistician Arun Gopalakrishnan takes a look at the four Indian players to watch out for in the final of the WC.
India and West Indies take on each other in the final of the 2016 ICC U-19 World Cup final on Sunday. While the men in blue have several talented players in their ranks, there are few who have the X-Factor and are capable of winning the match single-handedly.
The Quint profiles four such key players from the Indian side.
1. Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant is the only Indian batsman to score a century in the World Cup so far. He has had two stand out performances in the tournament which include a 24-ball 78 against Nepal and 111 against Namibia. Pant holds the record of fastest fifty in U-19 World Cups.
2. Sarfaraz Khan
Sarfaraz Khan is India’s highest run scorer in the competition. The 74 against Ireland was his stand-out performance in the tournament. He also holds the record of most runs scored by an Indian in U-19 World Cups.
3. Anmolpreet Singh
Anmolpreet Singh, who scored 1154 runs in 9 matches in the Cooch Behar Trophy (Indian domestic competition for the U-19 age-group) in 2014-15 will be the all-rounder to watch out for in the final. Singh’s stand-out performance has been 41 and 3/27 against Namibia.
4. Avesh Khan
The early striker Avesh Khan has taken 11 wickets in the tournament so far. Nine of Avesh’s 12 wickets in the U-19 World Cup 2016 have been of batsmen in single-digits. Figures of 4/32 against New Zealand has been his stand-out performance so far.
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