Prithvi Shaw to lead India in the U19 World Cup

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Bengaluru, December 3: Prithvi Shaw will lead India in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup to be held in New Zealand from January 13 to February 3, 2018.

A preparatory camp will be held in Bengaluru from December 8. Mumbai's Shaw and Bengal's Ishan Porel have been permitted to join their respective Ranji Trophy sides for the quarterfinal matches and will join the camp on December 12.

India are the joint-most successful team in the history of the tournament with Australia having won the title thrice.

In the last edition of the tournament in 2016 held in Bangladesh, India lost in the final against the West Indies.

India U-19 team: Prithvi Shaw (captain), Shubman Gill (vice-captain), Manjot Kalra, Himanshu Rana, Abhishek Sharma, Riyan Parag, Aryan Juyal (wicketkeeper), Harvik Desai (wicketkeeper), Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Ishan Porel, Arshdeep Singh, Anukul Roy, Shiva Singh, Pankaj Yadav

Standby players: Om Bhosle, Rahul Chahar, Ninad Rathva, Urvil Patel, Aditya Thakare.

Story first published: Sunday, December 3, 2017, 15:29 [IST]
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