Here's a look at leading run-scorers and wicket-takers for India in Men's U19 World Cup 2024

India have been unbeaten so far in the ongoing Men's Under-19 World Cup 2024, with 6 consecutive wins in the 6 matches they have played so far.

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Saumya Pandey and Uday Saharan, Under-19 World Cup 2024 (File Photo: X)

Saumya Pandey and Uday Saharan, Under-19 World Cup 2024 (File Photo: X)

India Under-19 under the captaincy of Uday Saharan have performed brilliantly in the ongoing Men’s Under-19 World Cup 2024 in South Africa. The boys in blue made it to the final of the tournament for the fifth consecutive after defeating the hosts South Africa in the first semi-final of the tournament.

Now, the defending champions will be eyeing winning their record-extending sixth title in the history of the Men’s Under-19 World Cup. A lot of teenage cricket sensations have emerged for India in the ongoing edition of the Under-19 World Cup, including the skipper Uday Saharan himself as well.

With said that, here we’ll have a look at the top 5 leading run-scorers and wicket-takers for India so far in the marquee international tournament for youngsters.

Top 5 Run Scorers for India in Under-19 World Cup 2024

Uday Saharan 

Not only for India Under-19, the Indian skipper is also the overall leading run-scorer in the tournament. He has scored 389 runs in the 6 innings of the 6 matches he has played so far, including a century and 3 half-centuries. He also played a vital role in India’s semi-final win against South Africa in a crumbling situation.

Musheer Khan

The teenager is the younger brother of the star Indian uncapped batter Sarfaraz Khan, and just like his elder brother, Musheer Khan has also impressed with the bat in the ongoing U19 WC 2024 so far, scoring 338 runs in 6 innings of the 6 matches, hitting 2 centuries and a half-century.

Sachin Dhas

One of the two superstars of India’s iconic semi-final victory against South Africa, alongside skipper Uday Saharan. Sachin Dhas has scored 294 runs in 6 innings of the 6 matches he has appeared for India in the tournament and registered a century and a half-century to his name.

Adarsh Singh

Opening batter Adarsh Singh is also on the list of the leading run-scorers for India in this youth international tournament; he has aggregated 191 runs in 6 innings with an average of 31.83, hitting 2 half-centuries.

Arshin Kulkarni

The teenage all-rounder grabbed the headlines after he met his idol and former legendary Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis just before the commencement of the tournament. He has also made it to the list of India’s top 5 run scorers in the tournament, with 186 runs in 6 innings, averaging 31.00, with a century on his credit.

Top 5 Wicket Takers for India in Under-19 World Cup 2024

Saumy Pandey

The left-arm spinner has been one of the brilliant finds for India in this U19 World Cup; he is currently the third-leading wicket-taker in the tournament. Apart from that, he is the leading wicket-taker for India in the current edition of the tournament, with 17 wickets in 5 innings, with an amazing bowling average of 8.47 and 3 four-fers.

Naman Tiwari

The left-arm teenage pacer Naman Tiwari has also left an impact with his bowling for India in the U19 WC 2024 so far. He has scalped 10 wickets in 5 innings of the 5 matches he has played for India in the tournament.

Raj Limbani

The young right-arm pacer Raj Limbani recently turned 19 just a few days back earlier this month. He has been quite impressive with the ball in the tournament, scalping 8 wickets with an economy of 3.89.

Musheer Khan

Apart from making an impact with the bat and being one of the leading run-scorers, Musheer Khan has also impressed everyone with his bowling. He has bagged 6 wickets in 5 innings of the 6 matches so far.

Arshin Kulkarni

The star teenage all-rounder Arshin Kulkarni has also scalped 4 wickets with the ball, alongside scoring runs with the bat; he is also the 5th leading wicket-taker for India U19 in the tournament so far.

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