After having a flawless tournament, the Priyam Garg led team could only manage to score 177 batting first in Potchefstroom, South Africa in the finals. Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal was again the stand-out batsman for defending champions India as he carved 88 from 121 balls.
With not enough target to defend, Indian bowlers did decent to send 7 Bangladeshi batsmen to the pavilion. It was Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali, who kept his calm to lead his team to their first ever World Cup victory.
Kartik Tyagyi’s father Yogendra Tyagi talks about the reasons for India’s loss.