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Manjot Kalra elated after U-19 World Cup win

by Sahir Usman Feb 03, 2018 • 17:49 PM

Tauranga (New Zealand), Feb 3 (CRICKETNMORE) - Having guided India to the ICC U19 World Cup with an unbeaten century in the final here on Saturday, an elated Manjot Kalra asserted that the wicket at the Bay Oval Stadium here was good for batting which made his job easier.

Kalra played a starring role with an unbeaten century as India overpowered Australia by eight wickets in the final to claim the ICC U19 World Cup for a record fourth time.

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The opener batted through the innings and remained unbeaten on 101 runs off 102 deliveries as the Indians romped past the modest target of 217 runs with 67 balls to spare. 

"I enjoyed it a lot. The conditions were good. Not a difficult wicket, it was flat and good to bat on," Kalra told the media after the final. 

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