Raj Bawa created stir in the final of U-19 World Cup, India wins title for record 5th time
Raj Bawa created stir in the final of U-19 World Cup, India wins title for record 5th time

Raj Bawa's tremendous performance has been clearly visible in the final match of the Under-19 World Cup between India and England. Yes, here the right-arm medium pacer Bawa sent five players to the pavilion for 31 runs. In such a situation, the England team could only score 189 runs. With this performance, he has become the best performing bowler in the final of the Under-19 World Cup. Let us tell you all that earlier the record for the best performance in the final was recorded in the name of Anwar Ali of Pakistan. Let us tell you all that Anwar Ali took 5 wickets for 35 runs in the 2006 U-19 World Cup final against India in the final.

At the same time, Raj Bawa is the first Indian bowler to take five wickets in the Under-19 World Cup final. Let us also tell you all that England had a very bad start and they had lost 6 wickets till the score of 61 runs. Raj Bawa sent four of these six English batsmen to the pavilion and he sent George Thomas (27 runs), who was batting dangerously first, to the pavilion. After that, he also walked off Will Luxton (4), George Bell (0) and Rehan Ahmed (10) and then he got his fifth wicket by dismissing Joshua Boyden. Let us also tell you that Raj Bawa's family has a deep connection with sports. In fact, his grandfather Trlochan Bawa was a member of the Indian hockey team that won a gold medal at the 1948 Olympics.

On the other hand, Raj Bawa's father Sukhwinder was interested in both hockey and cricket. However, his father left the game and became a cricket coach. Let us tell you all that Raj Bawa's father Sukhwinder has also coached former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh in his childhood. Yes, talking about Yuvraj Singh, he led the Indian team to victory in many matches with bat and ball.

Indians who took four or more wickets in the U19 WC final:
Raj Bawa - 5/31, 2022 (Best performance in the final)
Piyush Chawla- 4/8, 2006
Ravi Bishnoi- 4/30, 2020
Ravi Kumar- 4/34, 2022
Sandeep Sharma- 4/54, 2012

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