U19 Cricket World Cup Player of the Tournament Shortlist Announced

U19 Cricket World Cup: Who Made the Player of the Tournament Shortlist?

U19 Cricket World Cup Player of the Tournament Shortlist Announced

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Kwena Maphaka POTM Highlights | U19 CWC 2024

Kwena Maphaka secured his second five-wicket haul of the World Cup.

Kwena Maphaka (South Africa)

21 wickets @ 9.71

The South African pace sensation has been a standout performer at the tournament, with his 21 wickets just one shy of the tournament record set by Bangladesh’s Enamul Haque Jr in 2014.

Maphaka set a record of his own, becoming the first player to achieve three five-wicket hauls in a single edition of the tournament at the tender age of 17.

Ubaid Shah POTM Highlights | U19 Men’s CWC 2024

Ubaid Shah delivered a 5/44 performance.

Ubaid Shah (Pakistan)

18 wickets @ 12.38

Pakistan’s leading pace bowler has been a model of consistency throughout the tournament, taking at least two wickets in every group match. His remarkable five-wicket haul against Bangladesh propelled his team into the semi-finals.

The younger sibling of Pakistan international Naseem Shah, Ubaid bowls with impressive speed and has troubled opposition batsmen with his ability to generate movement with the new ball.

Saumy Pandey Player Highlights | U19 CWC 2024

Saumy Pandey (India)

17 wickets @ 8.47

The left-arm spinner has been instrumental in India’s unbeaten run at the tournament, with his ability to restrict the scoring rate of opposition teams being a key factor.

Pandey’s exceptional economy rate of 2.44 is the best among all bowlers at the tournament with more than five wickets, and he has claimed three four-wicket hauls as a result.

Musheer Khan Player Highlights | U19 CWC 2024

Musheer Khan’s impressive innings propelled India to a total of 300.

Musheer Khan (India)

338 runs @ 67.60

The right-handed batsman is the only player at the U19 World Cup 2024 to have scored two centuries at the tournament, with his best innings coming against New Zealand when he smashed an impressive 131.

His useful contributions with his left-arm spin have showcased his all-round skills, playing a significant role in India’s journey to the knockout stages of the event.

Jewel Andrew smashes a ton | U19 CWC 2024

Jewel Andrew hit the first century of the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024.

Jewel Andrew (West Indies)

207 runs @ 69

Andrew sparked the tournament with a brilliant 130 in his team’s opening match against hosts South Africa. However, the West Indies’ star has shown his versatility with significant contributions in other matches.

The wicket-keeper-batsman played a match-winning unbeaten 64 in the West Indies’ successful run chase against Scotland and has taken five catches and a stumping in a standout role behind the stumps.

Hugh Weibgen POTM Highlights | U19 CWC 2024

Hugh Weibgen won the Player of the Match award.

Hugh Weibgen (Australia)

256 runs @ 51.2

The Australian captain has been in formidable form throughout most of the U19 World Cup. His outstanding 120 in a crucial Super Six clash against England on a challenging pitch was among the best individual innings of the tournament.

Weibgen demonstrated his class to steer the Aussies to a match-winning score on that occasion and has adjusted his game well in other matches to showcase his excellent batting skills.

Uday Saharan POTM Highlights | U19 CWC 2024

Uday Saharan delivered a captain’s innings in Benoni.

Uday Saharan (India)

389 runs @ 64.83

The Indian captain has increased his output as the tournament has progressed, with his match-winning 81 in the semi-final against South Africa proving crucial in his team’s progression to the final.

Saharan also scored a century during India’s Super Sixes clash with Nepal and has shown his adaptability by adjusting his game according to the conditions he has faced throughout the tournament.

Steve Stolk POTM Highlights | U19 CWC 2024

Steve Stolk hit eight fours and seven sixes during his 37-ball 86.

Steve Stolk (South Africa)

228 runs @ 38

The South African power-hitter ended the tournament with the best strike-rate (141.61) of any player. His finest innings came against Scotland when he smashed eight sixes en route to 86 from just 37 balls.

Stolk hit a total of 31 fours and 11 sixes at the event, playing a significant role in guiding the Proteas to the knockout stages.

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