India has created history this morning. They have won their fifth Under-19 world cup in their fourth consecutive final. The under-19 world cup is always a special tournament in cricket. Players who performed well in this tournament got a chance to represent their country at a much higher level. Cricket boards take this tournament very seriously. In this article, we will see teams with the most Under-19 world cups.
#4 England, West Indies, South Africa, and Bangladesh
England, West Indies, South Africa, and Bangladesh. All these teams have won one Under-19 world cup each.
England won the Under-19 world cup in 1998. It was the second edition of the Under-19 world cup.
South Africa ended their ICC trophy drought in 2014 when they won their first Under-19 world cup.
West Indies won three ICC trophies in 2016 and one of them was the Under-19 world cup.
Bangladesh also won their first-ever ICC trophy in 2020 as the Under-19 world cup. They defeat India in the finals.
Pakistan won the Under-19 world cup twice. They won their first Under-19 world cup in 2004. Pakistan won their next Under-19 world cup consecutively. They won their second in 2006.
Australia is at No.2 on our list. They won three Under-19 world cups. Australia won the first-ever edition of the tournament in 1988. Then they won their second in 2002 and their last Under-19 world cup came in 2010.
India is leading this list as they won five Under-19 world cups most by any country. India won their first Under-19 world cup in 2000 under the captaincy of Mohammad Kaif. The second Under-19 world cup came in 2008 when Virat Kohli led team India won the trophy. The third came in 2012 under the captaincy of Unmukt Chand. Fourth came under the captaincy of Prithvi Shaw in 2018. And India won their fifth in 2022 under the captaincy of Yash Dhull. India played the finals of the previous four Under-19 world cups. India is dominating the Under-19 world cup with a huge margin.