India men's Under-19 cricket team became the first team to qualify for ICC Men's U19 Cricket World Cup 2024 Final following their two-wicket win over South Africa U19 cricket team in a nail-biting ICC Men's U19 Cricket World Cup 2024 semifinal 1 on Tuesday.
The victory over South Africa enabled reigning champions India to solidify their place in the U19 World Cup final for the fifth consecutive time and the ninth time overall, showcasing their dominance in the tournament.
The second semifinal of the ICC Men's U19 World Cup 2024 tournament will be played between Pakistan U19 cricket team and Australia U19 cricket team on Thursday (February 8) at South Africa's Beloni.
India U19 cricket team captain Uday Saharan, poised to lead India to a record-extending 6th U19 World Cup victory, currently holds the title of the highest run-scorer in the ICC Men's U19 World Cup 2024 tournament. Saharan has accumulated an impressive 389 runs from 6 World Cup matches.
1. Uday Saharan (India U19): 389 runs in six U19 WC matches
2. Musheer Khan (India U19): 338 runs in six U19 WC matches
3. Sachin Dhas (India U19): 294 runs in six U19 WC matches
4. Lhuan-dre Pretorius (South Africa U19): 287 runs in six U19 WC matches
5. Jamie Dunk (Scotland U-19): 263 runs in four U19 WC matches