VVS Laxman Compliments BCCI After Yash Dhull-Led India Beat England to Win U-19 World Cup 2022
U-19 World Cup 2022: Calling the four-wicket win as 'special', Laxman reckoned that the win is also important because of the difficult times one is living in.
Antigua: VVS Laxman, who is the head coach of the National Cricket Academy, stated the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) needs to be complimented after Yash Dhull-led Indian U-19 team beat their English counterparts on Saturday to win the U-19 World Cup.
Laxman, who has been with the team throughout the campaign explained that the structure that is in place for age-group cricket is the gamechanger. Calling the four-wicket win as ‘special’, Laxman reckoned that the win is also important because of the difficult times one is living in.
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“I think BCCI has to be complemented, the number of tournaments each age group players get to play, but unfortunately over the last two years because of Covid they didn’t play any tournament and that’s why this win is very special,” Laxman said after India won the match.
Raj Bawa starred for India with the ball and the bat. The all-rounder picked up five wickets to bundle out England for 189 and then when the side had lost two quick wickets – he joined Nishant Sindhu and the duo stitched a crucial 67-run stand that tilted the game in favour of India.
Calling it a proud moment for India, U-19 World Cup-winning captain Yash Dhull went on to reveal how a strong bond in the dressing-room helped the side deliver.
“Proud moment for India, that we have managed to achieve this. It was difficult at the start to get the combination right. but as time went we became a family and the team atmosphere was good. Great moment to be playing under this lot of support staff,” Dhull said after the win.
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