BCCI to announce cash award for India's U-19 team for reaching the World Cup finals

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 January 2018, 01:02 PM
ICC Under 19 World Cup - File Photo
ICC Under 19 World Cup - File Photo

The BCCI will announce cash award for the Indian players for reaching the final of the U-19 cricket World Cup and also felicitate them, acting president C K Khanna said on Tuesday.

Congratulating the team for beating Pakistan in the semifinals in Christchurch in New Zealand today, Khanna said, "I would like to congratulate the entire team and coach Rahul Dravid for this performance. Rahul's contribution in guiding the Gen Next cricketers has been immense.

"The BCCI will announce cash awards and also felicitate the team," he told PTI. The Indian team today thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan by 203 runs in the semifinals to enter the final for the sixth time. They will take on Australia in the summit clash on February 3.

First Published: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 01:00 PM
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