Punjab’s Abhishek Sharma to lead India U-19 cricket team

Abhishek Sharma from Punjab will captain the Indian U-19 cricket team that will take part in the Youth Asia Cup.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 3, 2016 9:23 pm
india cricket, cricket india, india u19 cricket, india u19, u19 cricket, india cricket team, india u19 cricket team, cricket news, cricket Abhishek Sharma is a Punjab batsman hailing from Amritsar. (Source: BCCI)

Punjab batsman Abhishek Sharma will captain the India U-19 side which will take part in the Youth Asia Cup set to be played in Sri Lanka from December 13 to 24.

The team consists of Mumbai cricket’s next big thing Prithvi Shaw along with Rajasthan boys Kamlesh Singh Nagarkoti and Rahul Deshraj Chahar.

Punjab batsman Shubhman Gill, who did well in the U-19 Challenger Trophy has also been included in the side.

Squad: Abhishek Sharma (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Digvijay Birender Rangi, Chandan Sahani, Priyam Garg, Daryl S Ferrario, Sandeep K Tomar (wk), Ayush Jamwal, Rahul Deshraj Chahar, Kamlesh Singh Nagarkoti, Rishabh Bhagat, Simarjeet Singh, Izhaan Ashfaque Sayed, Shiva Singh.