Unmukt Chand to lead India in Under-19 World Cup

Unmukt Chand led India in recently concluded Asia Cup Getty Images

New Delhi: July 3, 2012

Delhi’s Unmukt Chand was on Tuesday selected as captain of the Indian team, which would compete in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Australia next month.

The All India Junior Selection Committee met today and picked a 15-member squad, which has only one change with Prashant Chopra making his way back to the squad after missing out on the recent Junior Asia Cup.

The selectors left out wicket-keeper Sanju Samson Vishwanath from the squad, which was joint winner along with Pakistan in the Asia Cup.

Squad:

Unmukt Chand (c), Akshdeep Nath (vc), Manan Vohra, Akhil Herwadkar, Vijay Zol, Sandipan Das, B. Aparajith, Prashant Chopra, Sandeep Sharma, Kamal Passi, Rush Kalaria, Mohsin Sayyed, Smit Patel (wk), Harmeet Singh and Vikas Mishra.