Himanshu Rana to lead India in U-19 Asia Cup

ANI | Updated: Oct 16, 2017 12:01 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (ANI): Himanshu Rana will lead the 15-member Indian U-19 team while Abhishek Sharma will serve as his deputy in the fourth edition of the Asia Cup, to be played in Malaysia from November 9-20.

India, who are also the defending champions, have won this tournament thrice.

"The All-India Junior Selection Committee has picked the India U-19 team for the fourth edition of the Under-19 Asia Cup to be played in Malaysia from November 9-20. Team India is defending champions and has won the tournament thrice," the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a media release.

Meanwhile, the national selectors were also of the opinion that 17-year-old Prithvi Shaw, who recently scored a century (154) in the Duleep Trophy final, should play in the ongoing Ranji Trophy.

The India U-19 team is as follows:

Himanshu Rana (Captain), Abhishek Sharma (vice-captain), Atharva Taide, Manjot Kalra, Salman Khan, Anuj Rawat, Harvik Desai, Riyan Parag, Anukul Roy, Shiva Singh, Tanush Kotian, Darshan Nalkande, Vivekanand Tiwary, Aditya Thakare, Mandeep Singh.(ANI)