This post tells you about the Top batsman who score highest runs in the Under-19 World Cup 2018. In the Under-19 World Cup, young boys performed outstandingly for the trophy. So let’s see who are the top 5 batsman who score highest runs in the Under-19 World Cup.
India Won the Under-19 World Cup 2018, playing outstandingly throughout the tournament. Their performance were outstanding in the tournament that’s why they lift the World Cup. There are many players behind this tournament win but some are players gets highlighted.
#5 Keagan Simmons
The full name of Kaegan Simmons is Kaegan Aaron Simmons also known as a K Simmons. Simmons is an left-handed batsman play for West Indies. He was born on 26, March 1999, 18 years young boy earn more respect in the Under-19 World Cup. He finished at no. 5 in scoring highest runs in the Under-19 World Cup.
Kaegan Simmons played 5 matches in the tournament and scored 319 runs with the batting average of 79.75. The strike rate of Simmons in the 5 matches was 85.98. In the whole tournament he hit one half century and one century with his best score of 166 in the tournament.
#4 FH Allen
The full name of FH Allen is Finn Allen, he was born on 22 April 1999.He is a right-handed batsman who play for New Zealand team and played outstandingly for his team. He played the role of wicket-keeper batsman In the New Zealand team.
Allen score century in the very first match of the Under-19 World Cup against West Indies, and made a big win over West Indies. He scored 338 runs in just 6 matches with the batting average of 67.60. The strike rate of Allen was 119.01.
In the tournament, he hit 1 century and 2 half centuries. The best score of Allen in the tournament is 115* runs. He finished at no.4 in scoring highest runs in the Under-19 World Cup.
#3 R van Tonder
His full name of R van Tonder is Raynard van Tonder, who play for South Africa. Tonder is an right-handed middle order batsman, who was born on 26 September, 1998. He finished at no.3 in scoring highest runs in the under -19 World Cup.
R van Tonder scored 348 runs in just 6 matches with the batting average of 69.60. The strike rate of Tonder was 94.30 in the whole tournament. He scored 1 half century and 2 centuries in the Under-19 World Cup 2018 with the highest score of 143 runs which was an outstanding knock.
#2 Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill is an Indian Cricketer who play for Indian team, and he is a highest run scorer for his team in the Under-19 World Cup. He was born on 8 September 1999, and is a right-handed middle order batsman of Indian team as well as part time off-break bowler. Shubman Gill earn more respect in the Under-19 World Cup 2018, he earns lots of fans.
India won the under-19 World Cup 4th time. Shubman Gill is one of the key factor in the win of Indian team. Indian team made a huge win of 8 wickets over Australia in the Under-19 World Cup. In the IPL Auction 2018, Kolkata Kinght Riders buy Shubman Gill.
Shubman Gill played 6 matches in the Under-19 World Cup but he get chance to play in 5 innings and scored fabulous 372 runs with an outstanding batting average of 124.00, which is an highest batting average of an individual in this tournament. The strike rate of Shubman Gill was 112.38, and scored 3 half centuries and 1 century with the best score of 102*. He end up at no.2 in scoring highest runs in the Under-19 World Cup.
#1 A Athanze
The full name of A Athanaze is Alick Athanaze, who play for West Indies. He was born on 7 December 1998. Alick is an left-handed batsman as well as part time off-break bowler. He is an Dominican Cricketer. Alick Athanaze played outstandingly in the Under-19 World Cup 2018.
Alick Athanaze is the only one who score more than 400 runs in 2018 Under-19 World Cup. He scored 418 runs in just 6 innings with the batting average of 104.5. His strike rate in the tournament was 95.87.
Alick scored 2 half centuries and 2 centuries in the Under-19 World Cup 2018 with the best score of 116* runs. He is the highest run scorer in the Under-19 World Cup 2018.