India’s streak of final heartbreaks continued with yet another disappointing loss, this time in the 2024 U19 World Cup final against Australia.
This defeat adds to a series of final setbacks, including losses to Bangladesh in the 2022 U19 World Cup final, Australia in the Commonwealth Games 2022, the World Test Championship 2023 final, and the ODI World Cup 2023 final. Fans took to the internet to express their frustration, not holding back as they criticized the Indian U19 team following their recent defeat in the World Cup final.
Fans were left dismayed after India lost to Australia in the final of the U19 World Cup 2024 by 79 runs at Benoni on February 11, Sunday. The fans poured out their emotions that they still hadn’t moved on from the senior men’s team’s ODI World Cup loss in November 2023. Yet another defeat within a 3-month span has left them heartbroken all over again.
Australia Clinches Hat-Trick of ICC Final Wins Against India with U19 World Cup Triumph
Fans Flock to Social Media to Express Sadness over India’s Defeat in the Final
The India’s U19 team faced a crushing defeat against Australia in the ICC U19 World Cup final, marking Australia’s fourth title victory. Despite overwhelming support for the young Indian team, fans couldn’t shake off memories of the senior team’s loss to the same opposition in November 2023. The pressure of the final proved too much for the Indian side as they were dismissed for 174 while chasing a record target of 254 runs.