Saumy Pandey U19 World Cup 2024: Team India’s journey till the final in the Under-19 World Cup 2024 was brilliant. It is competing with Australia in the final. Soumi Pandey bowled effectively for India in the tournament. He remained on top in terms of taking most wickets for India in the tournament. With this Soumi broke the old record of Ravi Bishnoi. Earlier Bishnoi was the highest wicket taker for India in the Under-19 World Cup. But now this record has been registered in the name of Soumi.
Soumi Pandey broke Bishnoi’s record –
Soumi performed brilliantly in the Under 19 World Cup 2024. He was the highest wicket taker for India. He took 18 wickets in 7 innings. With this, Ravi Bishnoi’s record was broken. Bishnoi’s name was the record of taking most wickets for India in the Under-19 World Cup. He took 17 wickets in 2020. But now Soumi has come on top with 18 wickets.
Saumi had defeated New Zealand, Nepal and Bangladesh –
Somi Pandey took 4 wickets for just 24 runs against Bangladesh. He took 4 wickets for 19 runs against New Zealand. He took 4 wickets for 29 runs against Nepal. Soumi took 3 wickets against Ireland. Along with this, he also took one wicket each against South Africa and USA.
How was India’s journey till the semi-finals –
Team India has performed very well this time. It defeated South Africa by 2 wickets in the semi-final. After this made it to the finals. India had defeated Bangladesh by 84 runs in its first match. After this, Ireland was defeated by 201 runs. Also won against USA by 201 runs. New Zealand were defeated by a margin of 214 runs. Team India defeated Nepal by 132 runs.