Ashok Bishnoi, elder brother of Ravi Bishnoi, the young Indian leg-spinner, said that the family was happy with the fact he performed well throughout the tournament. But, they aren’t satisfied as Bishnoi’s spell in the final was not enough to help India retain the U19 World Cup 2020 Trophy. Bangladesh beat India in the final of the U19 World Cup on Sunday by three wickets to lift their maiden U19 World Cup.
Well, Bishnoi came up with a magical spell and clinched four wickets in his 10 overs to keep India’s hopes alive in the final.
Bishnoi has had a wonderful U19 World Cup. His spell in the final was one of his best spells so far and he has achieved a lot of praise for it. Bishnoi created an Indian record in the U19 World Cup.
With 17 wickets in the tournament, Bishnoi surpassed the previous record of 15 wickets jointly shared by Shalabh Srivastava (2000), Abhishek Sharma (2002), Kuldeep Yadav (2014) and Anukul Roy (2018) to become the highest Indian wicket-taking bowler in a single edition of the U19 World Cup.
Ravi Bishnoi Receives Praise From Elder Brother:
Ravi’s elder brother spoke to the media after his heroics in the final. He said that he is happy for his younger brother but disappointed with the fact that India could not retain the title.
“My brother took 17 wickets in the tournament and also took four wickets in today’s final. Not only him but the entire team played well but we are disappointed as India lost,” Ashok said.
India lost the U19 World Cup final to Bangladesh on Sunday. India’s batting was not up to the mark and they were dismissed for a total of 177 runs in 47.2 overs. Last game’s centurion Yashasvi Jaiswal was again the top-scorer with 88 runs.
Chasing the target, Bangladesh openers gave a solid start to the team. But their middle-order collapsed badly, thanks to Ravi’s special.
However, captain Akbar Ali held the nerves and played a gritty knock and stayed there until the end to ensure Bangladesh’s maiden U19 World Cup victory.