Puri: Odisha’s internationally renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik congratulated the India’s U19 Cricket World Cup team for thrashing Australia to lift the title for a record fourth time today in New Zealand.
Pattnaik created a beautiful sand art at sea beach here to congratulate the ‘Boys in Blue’. “Well-played! Nations is Proud of you,” he wrote on a cricket bat created erected with sand.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) February 3, 2018
Notably, promising opener Manjot Kalra played a starring role with an unbeaten century as India overpowered Australia by eight wickets in the final to claim the ICC U19 World Cup for a record fourth time.
The Indians were dominant throughout the tournament, winning all their six matches in comprehensive fashion on their way to the title.