India Under-23 squad: Priyam Garg to lead in five one-dayers versus Bangladesh U-23s in Raipur
Priyam Garg averages 67.83 after 10 first-class games. (Image: UPCA)

The All-India Junior Selection Committee has named Priyam Garg as captain of the India Under-23 squad to face Bangladesh Under-23s for five one-day matches in Raipur next month.

The 15-member squad led by Garg contains two wicketkeepers in BR Sharath and Aryan Juyal, as well as three other players from India Under-19s recent tour of England – Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubhang Hegde and Kartik Tyagi.

Garg, 18, has played 10 first-class matches for Uttar Pradesh with a highest score of 206. He has come up the ranks of UP’s age-group cricket and has featured for India U-19s too.

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Earlier this month, Garg captained India U-19s to a one-day triangular series title in England.

Jaiswal, 17, made his first-class debut this year for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy and batted at No 3. He made 20 and 0 not out. Hedge, 18, also made his first-class debut in 2019, taking four wickets for Karnataka against Baroda.

Allrounder Tyagi, also 18, played one first-class match for UP in 2017 and five List A matches in 2018.

The five-match one-day series starts on September 19 and ends on September 27.

India U-23 team: Priyam Garg (capt), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Madhav Kaushik, BR Sharath (wk), Samarth Vyas, Aryan Juyal (wk), Ritwik Roy Choudhary, Kumar Suraj, Atit Sheth, Shubhang Hegde, Hrithik Shokeen, Dhrushant Soni, Arshdeep Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Harpreet Brar