<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="Unmukt Chand says he would do anything to save cricket's honour" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130309231455.jpg" title="Unmukt Chand says he would do anything to save cricket's honour" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Unmukt Chand is currently penning book on 2012 Under-19 World Cup win © Getty Images</p> </div> <strong>Delhi: Jul 16, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> Former India Under-19 captain <a href="/tags/Unmukt-Chand/post" target="_blank">Unmukt Chand</a> was left shocked when his name was dragged in the <a href="/tags/IPL-2013-spot-fixing-controversy/post" target="_blank">IPL 2013 spot-fixing controversy</a>.<br /> <br /> "One morning, I woke up to the news that I have been involved in spot-fixing and have been absconding. It was ridiculous as I was at home with my family and appearing for my second year examinations," Chand was quoted as saying by <em>Times of India</em>.<br /> <br /> Chand further added that he would anything for the sport which provided him worldwide recognition. Chand led the U-19 team to World Cup win in 2012.<br /> <br /> "I felt really bad that cricket had to go through so much but my interest in the game remains intact. Cricket gave me worldwide recognition and I would do anything to save its honour."<br /> <br /> "Such things give a bad name to cricket and audiences might start avoiding the game if this continues," he added.<br /> <br /> Speaking on the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/Unmukt-Chand-penning-book-on-2012-U-19-World-Cup-win/28890" target="_blank">penning down</a> book his World Cup journey, Chand said, "It is almost complete and will be launched by the year end."<br /> <br /> The <a href="/tags/Delhi-Daredevils/post" target="_blank">Delhi Daredevils</a> cricketer is yet to decide whether he wants to convert the book into a film.<br /> <br /> "I have not yet thought about my book being converted into a film. I want people to first read and like it and then we can take things forward."<br /> <br /> On being asked about his relationship status, the third-year student of St. Stephen’s College added, "I have no time for a relationship right now."