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Prithvi Shaw to lead India in U-19 World Cup

ANI  |  Dubai [U.A.E] 

batsman Prithvi Shaw will lead a 16-member U-19 cricket team at the U-19 Cricket World Cup, which will be held in from January 13 to February 3.

Team are the joint-most successful team in the history of U-19 World Cup with having won the title thrice.

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

The Indian team who are coached by former skipper Rahul Dravid will meet for a preparatory camp ahead of the grand tournament in from Dec 8-22.

While the rest of the team will be practicing for the event, Mumbai's Shaw and Bengal's Ishan Porel will be busy playing their respective sides for the quarterfinal stage and will join the camp on December 12.

The India U-19 squad is as follows:

Prithvi Shaw (c), 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.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 18:05 IST