India U-19 Team has outclassed Every other team to win U-19 world Cup 2022. Post win, lots of accolades are coming team’s way. Now, BCCI has announced that team members would be getting 40 lakhs each.
BCCI secretary Jay Shah took to Twitter and quoted, that all the players will get 40 lakh each while the members of support staff will get 20 lakh each of India U-19 team.
“They were impressive across departments and sealed India’s fifth World Cup. While their on-field performances were fantastic, the team also showed grit, determination and courage to bounce back strongly despite the Covid-19 cases in the camp,” said BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in a statement.
“I must also appreciate the efforts put in by the Head Coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar along with his members of the coaching group, support staff and VVS Laxman, Head Cricket at the National Cricket Academy, for the way they kept the team in good spirits and guided them to victory. We have the best structure in place for our age-group cricketers and some of the best coaches work closely with the boys.”
Six India players, including captain Yash Dhull, had tested positive for COVID-19 during the group stages of the tournament but the team overcame the crisis to lift the trophy. “They had very little cricket in the run-up to the World Cup this time and despite that, India remained unbeaten,” Ganguly said. “This is truly remarkable. The selectors have done an excellent job in picking the right team from a wide pool of cricketers. The boys have a long career ahead of them and I wish them the best.”
Indian team remained unbeaten in the U 19 World Cup 2022 as they thrashed the Australian side by 95 runs in the semi-final before crushing the English side in the finals.
Team led by Yash Dhull had got peptalk by Virat Kohli, just before the final showdown.
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