Townsville: India defeated defending champions Australia by six wickets to win their third Under-19 Cricket World Cup title here Sunday. Captain Unmukt Chand scored an unbeaten 111.
Chasing Australia’s 225, India got home in 47.4 overs. Smit Patel made a valuable 62 not out.
Australian captain William Bosisto top-scored for his team with 87.
India: Unmukt Chand (Capt.) , Prashant Chopra, Baba Aparajith, Hanuma Vihari, Vijay Zol, Akshdeep Nath, Smit Patel, Harmeet Singh, Kamal Passi, Ravikant Singh, Sandeep Sharma.
Australia: William Bosisto (Capt.), Cameron Bancroft, Jimmy Peirson, Meyrick Buchanan, Kurtis Patterson, Travis Head, Ashton Turner, Alex Gregory, Mark Steketee, Joel Paris, Gurinder Sandhu.