Under-19 World Cup: For the past 24 years, India has not lost to Australia.
In the Under-19 World Cup, India has a perfect record against Australia. The two teams have played a total of seven matches, with Team India winning five and the Kangaroos winning two. The unique aspect is that India has not lost a single match in this tournament against Australia in the last 24 years. In 1998, Australia defeated India for the first time.
After 1998, a total of 5 matches between India and Australia were played in this tournament, with the Indian team winning all of them. In the knockout rounds, India faced Australia three times and won all three. Only by defeating Australia did India win the 2012 and 2018 U-19 World Cups. At the same time, Australia was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 2000 World Cup.
So far in this tournament, the Indian team has played exceptionally well. During the league stage, the team won all three games. The team then defeated Bangladesh by 5 wickets in the quarter-final match. At the same time, Australia has played four matches so far in the tournament, winning three and losing one.
In the quarter-finals, Australia, the two-time champion, defeated Pakistan. They have a fantastic opener in Tig Wealey, who has performed admirably thus far. He scored 97 off 71 balls against Pakistan, and India will have to contain his bat.