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India, Bangladesh players clash after U19 World Cup final

The Tigers claimed their first World Cup title at any level

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The India and Bangladesh cricketers were unfortunately involved in a scuffle after the conclusion of the Under-19 World Cup Final match in Potchefstroom.

Bangladesh players reacted in an aggressive manner after the match as they rushed to the ground to celebrate their victory.

Reports revealed that one Indian player rushed to confront and pushed a Bangladeshi player, who had allegedly said unpleasant things.

Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali kept his calm to lead his team to a stunning three-wicket win over India to win the Under-19 World Cup for the first time.

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Chasing 178 to win, Bangladesh were struggling at 102 for six but Akbar, who finished 43 not out, dragged them towards the line.

A brief flurry of rain saw the players leave the field with Bangladesh on 163 for seven. When they returned the target had been adjusted under DLS to 170 from 46 overs.

Bangladesh needed seven from 30 balls and Akbar and Rakibul Hasan duly knocked off the runs to claim Bangladesh's first World Cup at any level.

"It's an unbelievable experience," said Rakibul who hit the winning run. "We came here with plans and it worked out really well. Whichever team executes their plans better on the day wins, and that happened for us today."