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Preview: India, Australia chase 4th ICC U-19 World Cup title

by Athar Ansari Feb 02, 2018 • 14:00 PM

Tauranga (New Zealand), Feb 2 (CRICKETNMORE) - In a repeat of the 2012 edition, three-time champions India and Australia will aim to outplay each other when they face off in the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup at the Bay Oval here on Saturday.

Fresh from a 203-run thrashing of Pakistan in the semi-final, India set their date with Australia, who had comfortably defeated Afghanistan by six wickets in the battle of the last four.

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While both sides have been impressive throughout the tournament, India will believe they have edge, being the only unbeaten side in the competition.

Furthermore, Australia's only defeat -- by 100 runs -- came against India in their tournament opener.

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