U19 World Cup 2020: 3 Indian players to watch out for in the tournament
Four-time World Champions India have sent another well-balanced side to this year’s Under-19 World Cup
Updated - Jan 10, 2020 11:24 am
The International Cricket Council’s ICC Under-19 World Cup is going to kick start its campaign in about 8 days of time when the young guns from the big and small cricketing nations will lock horns in South Africa from January 17th 2020. The tournament will be played over 24 days with the grand final taking place on 9th of February 2020.
Four-time World Champions India have sent another well-balanced side to this year’s Under-19 World Cup. They have a lot of youngsters who are going to be a real treat to watch in this tournament. All three departments are covered with some excellent young talent from all corners of India.
In this article, we will take a closer look at the three Indian superstars who are going to rock the Under-19 World Cup and who have shown much maturity already at such a tender age in the Indian domestic tournaments and youth ODIs.
Here are the three Indian players who can shine in U19 World Cup 2020:
1. Ravi Bishnoi
Every team which wants to be the best in world cricket in today’s time needs a specialist leg spinner who can take wickets at regular intervals especially in middle overs. And Ravi Bishnoi from Jodhpur is the answer to the above-written lines. The 19-year-old rookie bagged an IPL contract worth 2 Crore INR in the recently concluded IPL auctions and is all set to represent Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2020.
Bishnoi is going to be one bowler to watch out for in the upcoming Under-19 World Cup. He has played only 7 youth OIs but has taken 12 wickets with an outstanding economy of 4.37. Bishnoi also grabbed 7 wickets in Vijay Hazare Trophy representing Rajasthan. With an excellent control over googlies and a tall height to assist, he has all the potential to become the next big thing in limited-overs cricket.
Though the 19-year-old haven’t represented India at the youth level in many ODIs his rise to the occasions in such a short span has given a lot of promise to every cricket lovers around India a ray of hope going into the Under-19 World Cup in South Africa. He will surely be an X-factor from this Indian side to look forward to.