ICC U19 World Cup 2024: Players With Most Runs And Most Wickets (12 FEB) Updated After IND Vs AUS Final | Player Rankings 1 – 10

    (12 Feb) ICC U19 World Cup 2024: A bit of Déjà vu moments for India and the World as Australia won the U19 World Cup Title defeating India. An acceptable batting show followed by an even better bowling performance by the young Australian marked the title to their names. Skipper Uday Saharan ended as the tournament’s highest run scorer, and South African Kwena Maphaka came as the highest wicket-taker. This post leads you to the final updated list of Players with the most runs and most wickets in the ICC U19 World Cup 2024.

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    It won’t be wrong if we say the old days of the “Multi-format Domination of Australia” are back. Australian Women are the defending Champions of the ODI as well as the T20 World Cup in the Women’s division. The Australian Men’s team won the coveted WTC Title in 2023 defeating India, defeated India in the ODI World Cup 2023 Final, and now also won the U19 World Cup title defeating India. They will be eyeing the T20 World Cup scheduled to be played this year in the West Indies and the USA.

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    Australia won the 2024 title of the U19 World Cup (Getty Images)

    Once again, a left-handed top-order batsman with a natural attacking instinct proved to be a nightmare for Indian bowlers. Australia’s leading scorer, Harjas Singh, finished with 55 runs. Dixon, Oliver Peake, and Captain Weibgen all made significant contributions to their team’s 253/7 total.

    On a pitch with plenty of pace, bounce, and lateral movement, it proved to be too much for the Indian hitters. In the powerplay, they were lackluster as Musheer Khan and Arshin Kulkarni failed early. After getting off to a strong start, Uday Saharan’s square drive fully backfired. Any possibility of an Indian victory ended when Sachin Dhas, the star of the semi-final, was caught behind and out.

    Adarsh Singh took his time on the powerplay, chewing up too many balls despite scoring a crucial 47. Sadly, the Indian batting, which has been their main strength for the whole of the competition, was unable to demonstrate its abilities in this crucial finale and was defeated handily in the title match.

    Down below is the updated list of players with the most runs and the most wickets in the ICC U19 World Cup 2024:

    Most Runs: ICC U19 World Cup 2024 – Player Rankings 1-10

    Indian Skipper Uday Saharan has been the top scorer of the tournament. He stood for the team at the moments when the team needed him. He scored 397 runs in the tournament in 7 matches with an average of 56.71. He is followed by his countryman Musheer Khan. Khan was equally impressive throughout the tournament as he amassed 360 runs in 7 innings at an average of 60.

    Australian opener Harry Dixon ended as the third-highest run-scorer of the tournament with 309 runs in 7 innings. Australian skipper Hugh Weibgen is ranked fourth with 304 runs in seven innings. Sachin Dhas, the backbone of India’s middle order in the tournament ended fifth with 303 runs in total 7 innings with an average of over 60. The top five spots are occupied by Indian and Australian players which directly says why these two teams were in the final of the tournament.

    Pos Player Team Matches Runs Bat Avg
    1 Uday SAHARAN INDIA U19 7 397 56.71
    2 Musheer KHAN INDIA U19 7 360 60.00
    3 Harry DIXON AUSTRALIA U19 7 309 44.14
    4 Hugh WEIBGEN AUSTRALIA U19 7 304 50.66
    5 Sachin DHAS INDIA U19 7 303 60.60
    6 Lhuan-Dre PRETORIUS SOUTH AFRICA U19 6 287 57.40
    7 Shahzaib KHAN PAKISTAN U19 6 264 52.80
    8 Jamie DUNK SCOTLAND U19 4 263 65.75
    9 Adarsh SINGH INDIA U19 7 238 34.00
    10 Ariful ISLAM BANGLADESH U19 5 230 57.50
    Most Runs: ICC U19 World Cup 2024

    Most Wickets: ICC U19 World Cup 2024 – Player Rankings 1 – 10

    With 21 wickets, South African bowler Kwena MAPHAKA remains the tournament’s most wicket-taker after taking three crucial wickets against India U19 in the semifinal. With one wicket in the final, Indian spinner Saumy Pandey is in second place with 18.

    Pakistani pacer Ubaid Shah, younger brother of Naseem Shah, also shares an equal number of wickets with Saumy Pandey with a strike rate of 18. Tazeem Ali of England sits fourth with 14 wickets. Callum Vidler also had 14 wickets in the tournament. India’s Naman Tiwari and Raj Limbani are also in the top 10 with 12 and 11 wickets respectively.

    Pos Player Team Matches Wickets Overs Strike Rate
    1 Kwena MAPHAKA SOUTH AFRICA U19 6 21 53.3 15.28
    2 Saumy PANDEY INDIA U19 7 18 68.5 22.94
    3 Ubaid SHAH PAKISTAN U19 6 18 54 18.00
    4 Tazeem ALI ENGLAND U19 4 14 37.5 16.21
    5 Callum VIDLER AUSTRALIA U19 6 14 43.1 18.50
    6 Tom STRAKER AUSTRALIA U19 6 13 43.4 20.15
    7 Naman TIWARI INDIA U19 6 12 46 23.00
    8 Vishwa LAHIRU SRI LANKA U19 5 11 42 22.90
    9 Raj LIMBANI INDIA U19 6 11 47 25.63
    10 Nathan EDWARD WEST INDIES U19 5 11 42.3 23.18
    Most Wickets: ICC U19 World Cup 2024

    READ: IND vs ENG: Huge Injury Problem for England as Star Player Gets RULED OUT of India vs England Test Series

    Source- ICC Official

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