BCCI announces India U19 teams for four-day matches against South Africa and Quadrangular series
Rex Rajkumar Singh has also been called up to the squad after his heroics for Manipur.
Updated - Feb 13, 2019 5:24 pm
Recently the junior selection committee announced three India U19 teams that will play across two different series in the upcoming season. The two series in question are a couple of four-day games against South Africa Under-19 team and a following Under-19 Quadrangular One-Day series between India U19 A & B teams, South Africa U19 and Afghanistan U19 teams.
While the two-match series in whites against South Africa starts on February 20, the Quadrangular One-Day series gets underway on March 5. The second four-day game will be played from February 26.
The India U19 squad for the four-day matches against South Africa colts include Rajasthan’s Suraj Ahuja as their captain and wicketkeeper. For the first time, a player from Manipur has been incorporated into an India representative team.
Manipur’s 18-year-old fast bowler Rajkumar Rex Singh who rose to fame after picking all 10 wickets in an innings, December last year, is a part of the said squad. Meanwhile, Ludhiana cricketer Nehal Wadhera has been selected to captain India A U19 Indian squad for One-Day matches. The skipper of the India B U19 squad for the quadrangular series is Rahul Chandrol of Madhya Pradesh.
India U19 squad for four-day games:
Suraj Ahuja (C & WK) (Team Rajasthan), Divyaansh Saxena (MCA), Varun Nayanar (Kerala), Avneesh Sudha (Team Uttarakhand), Yashasvi Jaiswal (MCA), Vaibhav Kandpal (DDCA), Shaurya Saran (HPCA), Hrithik Shokeen (DDCA), Manav Suthar (Team Rajasthan), Manishi (JSCA), Sabir Khan (Bihar), Anshul Kamboj (Haryana), Rajvardhan Hangargekar (MHCA), Rohit Dattatraya (VCA), Rex Singh (Manipur), Vathsal Sharma (Kerala)
India U19 Squads for Quadrangular One-Day series :
India U19 A: Nehal Wadhera (C) (PCA), Yashasvi Jaiswal (MCA), Qamran Iqbal (JKCA), Arjun Azad (PCA), Priyansh Arya (DDCA), Shashwat Rawat (BCA), Dhruv Chand Jurel (WK) (UPCA), Siddhesh Veer (MHCA), Ravi M Bishnoi (Team Rajasthan), Yuvraj Chaudhary (PCA), Shubhang Hegde (KSCA), Yatin Mangwani (MHCA), Ishan Afridi (MPCA), Kartik Tyagi (UPCA), Harsh Dubey (VCA), Akash Singh (Team Rajasthan).
India U19 B: Rahul Chandrol (C & WK) (MPCA), Thakur Tilak Verma (HYCA), Varun Lavande (MCA), Arya Sethi (Team Uttarakhand), Pragnesh Kanpillewar (MCA), Pradosh Ranjan Paul (TNCA), Sameer Rizvi (UPCA), Nitish Reddy (Andhra CA), Prayas Rayburman (CAB), Shivam Sharma (UPCA), Atharva Ankolekar (MCA), Sumeet Juyal (Team Uttarakhand), Prabhat Maurya (CAB), Sushant Mishra (JSCA), Purnank Tyagi (UPCA), Karan Lal (CAB).