Electing to bat, India rode on half-centuries from Prithvi Shaw, Manjot Kalra and Shubman Gill to post a formidable total of 328/7 in their 50 overs. Nagarkoti hit the deck consistently at a speed in the range of 150kmph and was well supported by Mavi, who also clocked 145 at times. An injury to Porel was the cause cause of concern for the Indians.
For Australia, opener Jack Edwards top-scored with 73 while wicket-keeper batsman Baxter J Holt put in a rear-guard effort of 39 of 30 deliveries.
The Indians dominated proceedings from the moment skipper Shaw won the toss. Alongside Shaw, others who are expected to lead India's charge are Himanshu Rana and Shubhman Gill.
Shaw got a life early in his innings when he nicked a good length delivery from pacer Will Sutherland to the wicketkeeper, but Sutherland had overstepped the line bowling his first delivery of the match. But television replays revealed that Sutherland had overstepped.
Opener Prithvi Shah was the top scorer as he made 94 runs from 100 balls with the help of eight boundaries and two sixers while Manoj Kalra played a knock of 86 runs which included 12 fours and a maximum.
India, who will open their 2018 U-19 WC campaign against Australia, are three-time champions, with their the last triumph coming in 2014.
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This was the highest opening partnership for India in any U19 World Cup and their second highest for any wicket.
Abhishek Sharma and Anukul Roy scalped a victim each.
There were no steady partnerships after their departure even as Gill kept one end solid with his 54-ball knock which had six fours and a six.
Except for Edwards, the rest of the the Australian bowlers had a forgettable day although off-spinner Param Uppal was economical over his eight overs with figures of 1/35.
The Indian Cricket team defeated the Australian team by 100 runs in today's match.
Both the batsmen, however, started cautiously, playing out the first six overs for just 27 runs. India pacers Kamlesh Nagrakoti (3/29) and Shivam Mavi (3/45) then impressed with their speed and shared six wickets between them to shot out Australia for 228 in 42.5 overs.
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