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South Africa won ICC under 19 World Cup 2014

South Africa for the first time won the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup by defeating Pakistan by at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Mar 3, 2014 14:50 IST
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South Africa on 1 March 2014 emerged as the winner of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2014 by defeating two-time former champions Pakistan by six wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. With this win South Africa captured the ICC Junior World Cup for the first time.

Playing first Pakistan was all out for 131 in 44.3 over, while the score was chased by African side in 42.1 overs.

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• Man of the match - Corbin Borsch (South Africa)
• Player of the tournament - Aiden Markram (South Africa)
• South Africa captain Aiden Markram
• Pakistan captain Sami Aslam

Previous, best results of South Africa were as runner-up finishes in 2002 and 2008.

Final positions of cricketing teams in the Under-19 cricket world cup are
1. South Africa
2. Pakistan
3. England
4. Australia
5. India
6. West Indies
7. Afghanistan
8. Sri Lanka
9. Bangladesh
10. New Zealand
11. Zimbabwe
12. United Arab Emirates
13. Scotland
14. Namibia
15. Canada
16. Papua New Guinea

Indian side was captained by Vijay Hari Zol.

The next ICC U19 Cricket World Cup will be played in 2016 in Bangladesh.

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