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ICC U-19 World Cup final 2016: India vs West Indies - Team news, live streaming, squad, date, time

India U-19 and West Indies U-19 will face off in the ICC U-19 World Cup 2016 final.

Sarfaraz Khan
Sarfaraz Khan has been one of the stars for the India U-19 team

The India U-19 and West Indies U-19 teams will battle it out in the final of the ICC U-19 World Cup on Sunday. 

This is the fifth time that India U-19 are going to be playing in the final of the tournament, while this is only the second time for West Indies U-19. The Indians have won the U-19 World Cup thrice before, with the last victory coming under the captaincy of Unmukt Chand in 2012.

India U-19 vs West Indies U-19 2016 live streaming details

TV Channel: Star Sports 1, HD1

Online Stream: www.starsports.com

Date: February 14, Sunday

Time:  08:30 AM IST 

Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur

For live scores and updates, visit Sportskeeda’s live card.

Team News

India U-19

One would be very surprised if the Indian team makes any changes from the XI that defeated Sri Lanka U-19 in the semi-final. Rahul Batham and Mahipal Lomror went off the field with injuries in the semi-final but are expected to play on Sunday.

West Indies U-19

Just like India, the West Indians are not expected to make any changes and will most likely continue with their winning combination.

Possible XIs

India U-19

Kishan (c), Pant, Anmolpreet, Sarfaraz, Jaffer, Sundar, Lomror, Dagar, Batham, Avesh, Khaleel.

West Indies U-19

Hetmyer (c), Pope, Imlach, Carty, Springer, Goolie, Paul, Frew, John, Joseph, Holder.

Pitch & Conditions

Going by recent matches at Mirpur, the bowlers are expected to get some assistance from the pitch. The team batting first should be happy with a total exceeding 250. The key battle will be to see the approach of India’s top-order batsmen, who are known to be aggressive, against the West Indian fast bowlers.

Recent Form

India U19: W W W W W

West Indies U19:  W W W W L

Key Stats

  • India U-19 are on a 15-match winning streak
  • West Indies U-19’s Shamar Springer with 282 runs and 6 wickets has been one of the outstanding all-rounders of the tournament
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