Maharashtra right-hand batsman Ankit Bawne will lead the India U-19 side in the upcoming four-nation Quadrangular tournament which will also feature the U-19 sides from Australia, Sri Lanka and West Indies.
Jharkhand batsman Kumar Deobrat will be Bawne’s deputy.
The team also comprises of names like Delhi opener Unmukt Chand, Mumbai left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh who have already made a name for themselves in the Ranji circuit.
The team also includes Akhil Herwadkar of Mumbai and Manan Vohra of Punjab who have scored a lot of runs in junior circuit.
Another prominent name from first-class circuit is lanky left-arm spinner from Delhi Vikas Mishra. The bowling will depend a lot Punjab seamer Sandeep Sharma who was a part of India colts team that played in the World Cup in New Zealand.
Sandeep will be supported by two left-arm medium fast bowlers in Gujarat’s Rush Kalaria and Maharashtra’s Mophsin Sayyed.
Squad: Ankit Bawne (Captain, Maharashtra), Kumar Deobrat (Vice-captain, Jharkhand), Unmukt Chand (Delhi), Akhil Herwadkar (Mumbai), B. Aparajith (TN), Hanuman Vihari (Hyderabad), Smit Patel (Gujarat), Akshdeep Nath (UP), Vikas Mishra (Delhi), Harmeet Singh (Mumbai), Kamal Passi (Punjab), Rush Kalaria (Gujarat), Mohsin Sayyad (Maharashtra), Sandeep Sharma (Punjab), Manan Vohra (Punjab).