India name squad for U-19 Cricket WC


Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday, announced a 15-member squad for the U-19 World Cup 2020. Uttar Pradesh batsman Priyam Garg has been named as the captain of the 15-member squad which will head to South Africa.

The 13th edition of the quadrennial tournament will be held in South Africa between January 17 and February 9.

India squad for U-19 World Cup 2020: Priyam Garg (captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Divyaansh Saxena, Dhruv Chand Jurel (vice-captain and wk), Shashwat Rawat, Divyansh Joshi, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra (wk), Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil.

India has been drawn alongside Japan, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka in Group A. 16 teams will participate in the tournament and they have been drawn in groups of 4.

India U-19 probables, a squad of 22 players, had begun preparations for the U-19 World Cup with a 5-match one-day series against Afghanistan U-19 at home between November 22 and 30.

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