India’s U19 Cricket Team created history by winning the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup for the fourth time. Coached by the gentleman of Indian cricket and one of the best batsmen in the history of the game, Rahul Dravid, Indian team played with a lot of authority and domination throughout the tournament and outplayed every opposition they played against.
In the final match of the tournament against Australia, Manjot Kalra batted brilliantly and scored a match-winning, in fact, World Cup-winning hundred.
Soon after the juniors were crowned the champions the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced reward for the team and the coach. Rahul Dravid the head coach of the India U19 team gets – INR50 lakhs while all other players of the team will be awarded INR 30 lakhs each. The members of the support staff that include fielding coach Abhay Sharma will get INR 20 lakhs each.
BCCI announces prize money for victorious India U19 team.
Mr Rahul Dravid, Head Coach India U19 – INR 50 lakhs
Members of India U19 team – INR 30 lakhs each
Members of the Support Staff, India U19 – INR 20 lakhs each
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 3, 2018
Check out some of the best tweets here:
At times working with these kids, I get the undue attention. It is the staff as a whole who has worked hard – Rahul Dravid.
Enough of the sung/unsung stuff? Just enjoy having him at the helm.
— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) February 3, 2018
India under 19 WC champs!!congrats! each and every one of you has done is proud! Rahul Dravid: total legend, a mentor for a 'new' Indian cricket universe! Number one senior team, number one junior side! 👍👍#RahulDravid #U19WorldCup
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) February 3, 2018
Finally a World Cup for Rahul Dravid!
No one deserves it more than him!#U19CWC
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 3, 2018
Congratulations Team India on winning the #U19CWCFinal and becoming the most successful team in the history of the competition, with four title victories. The country is delighted by your stellar performance in the tournament.
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) February 3, 2018
India are Under-19 World Cup winners. An unbeaten century from young Manjot Kalra. India didn’t lose a game all tournament. The Dravid imprint unmissable. Well done, boys. #INDvAUS #U19CWCFinal pic.twitter.com/iZm1xrremG
— Jamie Alter (@jamie_alterTOI) February 3, 2018
— RVCJ Media (@RVCJ_FB) February 3, 2018
— IndiaGlitz – Tamil (@igtamil) February 3, 2018