SK Flashback: India's history at the U19 World Cup
2000 ICC Under-19 World cup
The third edition of the tournament was hosted by Sri Lanka. The Indian team was captained by Mohammad Kaif and coached by Roger Binny. India defeated hosts Sri Lanka in the finals at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo, a first final appearance for both these sides.
Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was named as the player of the tournament. Graeme Smith of South Africa was the leading run-scorer with 348 runs.
Pakistan’s Zahid Saeed was the highest wicket taker with 15 wickets. A combined team from the Americas development region had participated in the tournament. This was India’s first ever Under-19 title.