It was a great world cup where India lifted their fifth Under-19 world cup title defeating England in the finals. We witnessed some of the great upcoming stars in this tournament. 2022 Under-19 world cup was special in many ways. In this article, we will see the top 5 players of the Under-19 world cup 2022.
#5 Tom Prest
Tom Prest was England’s captain in the Under-19 world cup of 2022. He plays as a batsman in the team and he was good enough to impress the greats of the game. He led England to the finals but unfortunately, they lost the final but still, his efforts are very effective and he surely got a huge future in England as he is a great player.
#4 Yash Dhull
World Cup-winning captain Yash Dhull is surely the new target of BCCI. Yash Dhull is a middle-order batsman. He is also the only third Indian Under-19 captain to score a century in the Under-19 world cup after Unmukt Chand and Virat Kohli. Yash played beautifully against Australia in the semi-finals. He scored 212 runs in the tournament with the highest score of 110 with an average of 106.0.
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#3 Dunith Wellalage
Dunith will be Sri Lanka’s new star as at the age of 18 he got almost every ability. He is an all-rounder who is a left-hand batsman and he can also bowl left-arm spin. He got a brilliant skill set. Dunith has scored 264 runs in 6 matches with an average of 44.0 in the Under-19 world cup 2022. He also has 17 wickets in which he took two five-wicket hauls.
#2 Noor Ahmad
Noor Ahmad is an Afghanistan player who plays as a left-arm spin bowler and can also bat in the lower middle order. It is something in Afghanistan’s soil that creates some world-class spin bowlers and the next one will be Noor Ahmed. Noor Ahmed took 15 wickets in 10 matches his best bowling in this tournament was 3/30.
#1 Dewald Brevis
If the Under-19 world cup 2022 will be remembered for India’s win then it will also be remembered for Dewald Brevis who grabbed all the highlights of the world cup. He also got his nickname in this tournament as baby AB as he resembles the great AB de Villiers. He is also a South African batsman who has also broken the record of highest individual score in an Under-19 world cup of Shikhar Dhawan. He has also scored 2 centuries in this tournament and missed by 5 runs in his third one. Brevis will be a great player in the future and a glimpse of which we have seen in this 2022 Under-19 world cup.