Akbar leads ICC XI
Bangladesh Captain Akbar Ali is named as the captain of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup team after successfully led his side to the World Cup glory.
Akbar played a masterful 43 not out under tremendous pressure in the high-octane final on Sunday to help Bangladesh secure the thrilling three-wicket victory over four-time champions India. This was Bangladesh's first World Cup title in the cricket at any level.
He, was chosen to captain the ICC team, which was announced by the cricket apex body on Monday. In the team, two Bangladeshi players– Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Shahadat Hossain– also found the place.
An adjudication panel of five selected both the team and player of the tournament, with commentators Ian Bishop, Rohan Gavaskar and Natalie Germanos joined by ESPN Cricinfo correspondent Sreshth Shah and ICC representative
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup team of the tournament (in batting order): Yashasvi Jaiswal (India), Ibrahim Zadran (Afghanistan), Ravindu Rasantha (Sri Lanka), Mahmudul Hasan Joy(Bangladesh), Shahadat Hossain ( Bangladesh), Nyeem Young (West Indies), Akbar Ali (Bangladesh (WK, Captain), Shafiqullah Ghafari (Afghanistan), Ravi Bishnoi (India), Kartik Tyagi (India), Jayden Seales (West Indies)
12th man: Akil Kumar (Canada)
Akbar is the Captain of Cricinfo's best XI also
Popular Cricket portal ESPNCricinfo selected its own version of the team of the tournament from U-19 CWC.
Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali will lead the team, which also includes his compatriot Mahmudul Hasan Joy.
India have the highest number of representatives in the team with three players.
Bangladesh and Afghanistan have two.
England, West Indies, New Zealand, Afghanistan and Canada have one player each.
Yashasvi Jaiswal (India), Ibrahim Zadran (Afghanistan), Mahmudul Hasan Joy (Bangladesh), Akhil Kumar (Canada), Akbar Ali (Bangladesh - captain, wicketkeeper), Dan Mousley (England), Nyeem Young (West Indies), Shafiqullah Ghafari (Afghanistan), Kristian Clarke (New Zealand), Ravi Bishnoi (India), Kartik Tyagi (India)