India U-19 team took a break of two days before the World Cup final and went to visit Nelson Mandela Chowk and Gold Reef City in Johannesburg. The team’s fielding coach Abhay Sharma said that the players were given this break after two pressure matches against Australia and Pakistan. On Sunday, in the final of the U19 World Cup, India will face the Bangladesh team for the first time.
India beat Pakistan by ten wickets in the semi-finals. Abhay Sharma said, ‘Most of the players have come to South Africa for the first time. We felt that they should be given a break and rotate. It was a great experience for him. The team also had lunch together. After this, he attended a long practice session on Friday. In this, special consideration was given to fielding.
U19 World Cup Team India
Abhay Sharma said that everyone knows his role in the team and it is getting a glimpse in the performance. The Indian team is also accompanied by head coach Paras Mhambre and batting coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar. He told how the Indian team prepared themselves mentally before the match against Pakistan.
He said, ‘The match between India and Pakistan is always big and the pressure is always there. There is an influx of emotions and in this case, the role of support staff is important. I sensed that nervousness and took a two-minute session to be restrained before the match.
India U-19 Team Took A Break Of Two Days Before The U19 World Cup Final and Went To Visit Nelson Mandela Chowk and Gold Reef City In Johannesburg.
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