[caption id="attachment_686824" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-686824" alt="Abhishek Sharma played crucial role in India's U-19 WC winning campaign Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GettyImages-abhishek.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Abhishek Sharma played crucial role in India's U-19 WC winning campaign Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><strong>Amritsar [India]:</strong> India's Under-19 all-rounder Abhishek Sharma, who was in the 2018 World Cup winning squad, believes that securing a spot in the national team is not a piece of cake and he will have to dig out his own space there. Sharma told ANI, "I have to take out my own place. I will practice harder than I think I should. And if I do well in the matches and the whole camps, then I'll be there very soon." <p></p> <p></p>A left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox, Abhishek's 8-ball 23 and 1/33 helped India register 100-run win over Australia in the opening game of the U-19 World Cup. Talking about the World Cup, he said, "We were dreaming about it since two years and when it happened we felt out of the world." <p></p> <p></p>The Amritsar player added that the World Cup triumph has set a platform of opportunities for him and he will try to grab them with both hands. "I think it is a great opportunity for all of us after winning the tournament because we will get more chances regarding others. This is good platform for all of us. I will take this opportunity and practice harder and focus more," he said. <p></p> <p></p>After stupendous show in the World Cup, Sharma is in action playing for Punjab in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. The all-rounder will also be seen playing for <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Delhi-Daredevils">Delhi Daredevils</a> in the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/IPL">IPL</a>) starting on April 7.