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Prithvi Shaw Named India’s Captain for U-19 World Cup

Published on December 04, 2017
Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw has been named as the captain of India’s squad for the upcoming ICC U-19 World Cup.

Prithvi Shaw Named India’s Captain for U-19 World Cup

  • Shaw scored up three centuries and two half tons for Mumbai in five Ranji Trophy matches.
  •  will lead the 16-member Indian team in the tournament next year in New Zealand.
  • Three-time U-19 World Cup champions India failed to win the tournament last time 
  • India has won the tournament thrice in 2000, 2008 and 2012.
  • Prithvi Shaw is the captain of Rizvi Springfield High School and the Mumbai under-16 team.
  • In November 2013 he had set the highest score by any batsman in any organised form of cricket since 1901 when he hit 546 in a Harris Shield elite division match until the record was surprassed by Pranav Dhanawade on 4 January 2016

The India U-19 team:

  • Prithvi Shaw (Captain)
  • Shubman Gill (vice-captain)
  • Manjot Kalra
  • Himanshu Rana
  • Abhishek Sharma 
  • Riyan Parag
  • Aryan Juyal (wicket-keeper)
  • Harvik Desai (wicket-keeper)
  • Shivam Mavi
  • Kamlesh Nagarkoti
  • Ishan Porel
  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Anukul Roy
  • Shiva Singh
  • Pankaj Yadav

The list of standby players: 

  • Om Bhosle
  • Rahul Chahar
  • Ninad Rathva 
  • Urvil Patel
  • Aditya Thakare
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