India Under-19 cricket team

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India Under-19s
Flag of India.svg
Captain: Vijay Zol
Coach: Bharat Arun
Colors: Blue
Owner: Board of Control for Cricket in India
Founded: 1979
Home ground: n/a
Capacity: n/a
First-class debut: Pakistan Under-19
in January 20, 1979
at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup wins: 2000, 2008, 2012
Official website: espncricinfo

The Indian Under-19 cricket team represents the nation of India in cricket at Under-19 level. The team is currently captained by Vijay Zol and coached by former India cricketer Bharat Arun.[1]

The Indian team has won three Under-19 World Cups. In 2000, they won it under the captaincy of Mohammad Kaif and in 2008, they won it under Virat Kohli's leadership and in 2012 under the captaincy of Unmukt Chand. The team also has the best win percentage in ODIs (75%) among all Under-19 national teams.[2]

Recent Performances

India Under-19s captain unmukt chand led his side to the title with an unbeaten century as the visitors overhauled Australia Under-19s' 365 with six wickets to spare in the final in Townsville to win the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[3]

India Under-19 cricket team won the 2013 Top End Under-19 Series in Australia against Australia and Newzeland.India Under-19 won the tournament againist Australia Under-19 by eight wickets in the final.[4]

Performances at Under-19 World Cups

Year Host Result
1988  Australia
1998  South Africa
2000  Sri Lanka Champions
2002  New Zealand
2004  Bangladesh
2006  Sri Lanka
2008  Malaysia Champions
2010  New Zealand
2012  Australia Champions

2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup squad

Squad for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup[5]

Player Date of Birth Batting Bowling style
Vijay Zol (c) (1994-11-23)23 November 1994 (aged 19) Left Right-arm off break
Avesh Khan (1996-12-13)13 December 1996 (aged 17) Right Right-arm medium
Ankush Bains (wk) (1995-12-16)16 December 1995 (aged 18) Right
Ricky Bhui (1996-09-29)29 September 1996 (aged 17) Right Right-arm leg break
Aamir Gani (1996-08-27)27 August 1996 (aged 17) Right Right-arm off break
Akhil Herwadkar (1994-10-31)31 October 1994 (aged 19) Left Right-arm off break
Deepak Hooda (1995-04-19)19 April 1995 (aged 18) Right Right-arm medium
Shreyas Iyer (1994-12-06)6 December 1994 (aged 19) Right Right-arm off break
Karan Kaila (1994-09-08)8 September 1994 (aged 19) Left Slow left-arm orthodox
Sarfaraz Khan (1997-10-27)27 October 1997 (aged 16) Right Right-arm off break
Kuldeep Yadav (1994-12-14)14 December 1994 (aged 19) Left Slow left-arm chinaman
Chama Milind (1994-09-04)4 September 1994 (aged 19) Left Left-arm medium
Monu Kumar (1994-11-05)5 November 1994 (aged 19) Right Right-arm medium
Sanju Samson (1994-11-11)11 November 1994 (aged 19) Right
Atit Sheth (1996-02-03)3 February 1996 (aged 18) Right Right-arm medium

References