Prithvi Shaw to lead India in U19 World Cup

Shaw has been prolific in the ongoing Ranji Trophy for Mumbai.

Shaw  has been in good form in domestic cricket off late. (Zee Media)

Prithvi Shaw will lead a 15-member squad for the upcoming U-19 World Cup in New Zealand. The 16-team event will commence on January 13 and will culminate on February 3, 2018.

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A preparatory camp will be held in Bengaluru from December 8 to 22. Mumbai's Shaw and Bengal's Porel have been permitted to join their respective Ranji Trophy sides for the quarterfinal stage and will join the camp on 12th December.

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The 18-year-old Shaw has been a prolific run-getter for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy, and the BCCI’s decision to release him for the quarter-finals.

Squad: 

Prithvi Shaw (captain), Shubman Gill (vice-captain), Manjot Kalra, Himanshu Rana, Abhishek Sharma, Riyan Parag, Aryan Juyal (wicket-keeper), Harvik Desai (wicket-keeper), Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Ishan Porel, Arshdeep Singh, Anukul Roy, Shiva Singh and Pankaj Yadav.

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


By Anshuman Roy - 03 Dec, 2017

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