Yash Dhull to lead India in 2022 Under-19 World Cup
CRICDOT DESK : The All India Junior Selection Committee, on December 19 (Sunday), named 17member India squad for the Under 19 Men`s Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be played in West Indies from January 14 to February 5. The 14th edition of the tournament will see 16 teams divided into four groups, battling over 48 fixtures across 10 venues in Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana, St Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago.
India, who have won four titles hitherto in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2018, will be led by Yash Dhull, with SK Rasheed as his deputy, while the selectors have also named five standby players. India, placed in Group B, start their campaign on 15th January against South Africa in Guyana`s Providence Stadium before taking on Ireland and Uganda – both in Trinidad and Tobago – on January 19 and 22, respectively.
Group A comprises defending champions Bangladesh alongside England, Canada and UAE; Group C includes Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe, whereas Group D has Australia, Scotland and Sri Lanka slotted alongside hosts West Indies.
The two best teams in each group advance to the Super League phase, while the 3rd and 4th place teams advance to the playoffs. The group stage will take place from January 14th to 22nd, followed by the quarterfinals from January 26th to 29th, and the semifinals on February 1st and 2nd. The final will take place on February 5th at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Barbuda.
The team will play a total of 16 warm-up games at Saint Kitts and Nevis and Guyana from January 9th to 12th.
India ICCU19 Men’s World Cup Team:
Yash Dhull (Captain), Harnoor Singh, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, SK Rasheed (Deputy Captain), Nishit Sindhu, Siddarth Yadav, Aneeshwar Gautam, Dinesh Bana (WK), Aaradhya Yadav (WK), Raj Angad Bawa, Manav Parakh Vats, Vicky Ostwal, Ravikumar, Garv Sangwan
Rishit Reddy, Uday Saharan, Ansh Gosai, Amrit Raj Upadhyay, PM Singh Rathore