4 Previous appearances in the final for India in Under-19 World Cups. They have won the tournament thrice - in 2000, 2008 and 2012 - while in 2006 they lost to Pakistan. Australia are the only other team to have won three finals, while Pakistan are the only ones to reach the title round more often - they have reached five finals, winning two and losing three. West Indies have reached one final - also in Bangladesh, in 2004, but they lost to Pakistan by 25 runs.
0 Matches lost by India in the tournament so far - they are the only unbeaten side. West Indies have lost one, by 61 runs against England in their opening game of the tournament.
37.62 Batting average for the India Under-19 team in this tournament so far, at an run rate of 6.03. They have made 11 fifty-plus scores, and three century stands - on each of these parameters their numbers are better than West Indies'.
17.04 Bowling average for the India Under-19 team in the tournament, at an economy rate of 3.88. The average is the best among all teams in the World Cup. West Indies have averaged 24.11 runs per wicket, and 4.57 runs per over. India have also taken four more wickets than West Indies in the tournament - 43 to 39.
|Team||W/ L||Bat ave||Run rate||Bowl ave||Econ rate||100s/ 50s||100/ 50 stands|
|India||5/ 0||37.62||6.03||17.04||3.88||1/ 10||3/ 6|
|West Indies||4/ 1||32.78||5.36||24.11||4.57||1/ 9||2/ 4|
28 Wickets taken by West Indies' seamers, at an average of 22.21 and an economy rate of 4.26. In comparison, India's pace attack has only 18 wickets, but their average is equally impressive - 21.38 - while their economy rate of 3.70 is better. India's spinners have been extremely dominant, with 25 wickets at 16.32.
|Wickets||Average||Econ rate||Wickets||Average||Econ rate|
304 Runs scored by Sarfaraz Khan, India's No. 4 batsman, at an average of 76 and a strike rate of 95. His aggregate is the third highest in the tournament and the best among the players who will play in the final. Sarfaraz has four 50-plus scores in this World Cup, which is the joint highest, along with Bangladesh's Mehedi Hasan Miraz and Afghanistan's Tariq Stanikzai. West Indies' highest run-getter has been Shamar Springer, with 282 runs at 70.50, including three scores of 50 or more. West Indies' No. 4 batsmen have struggled in the tournament, though, scoring 69 runs in five innings.
113.36 Gidron Pope's strike rate in the tournament, the best among the 19 batsmen who have scored at least 200 runs. In 202 balls, Pope has scored 229 runs at an average of 45.80. India's Rishabh Pant is next in terms of strike rate, scoring 105.13 runs per 100 balls. He has scored 266 runs at an average of 53.20.
2 Number of batsmen from each of these two teams who have scored 200-plus runs at a 90-plus strike rate: Pope and Springer for West Indies, Sarfaraz and Pant for India.
11 Wickets for Avesh Khan, the most among bowlers from the two teams playing the final. Avesh's 11 wickets have come at an average of 13.81 and an economy rate of 3.61. West Indies' leading wicket-taker is Alzarri Joseph, with 10 at an average of 14, and an economy rate of 3.18.
3 Indian spinners who have taken five or more wickets in the tournament: Mayank Dagar (8), Mahipal Lomror (7) and Washington Sundar (5). All of them have averages of less than 20, and economy rates of less than four. For West Indies, only one spinner has five or more wickets: Pope, with seven at an average of 23.14 and economy rate of 4.76.
2 West Indian players who have achieved the double of 200 runs and six wickets in this tournament - Pope and Springer. West Indies are the only team with two such players. In this World Cup, only six players have achieved this double: the two West Indians, and one player each from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and England.
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