Uttar Pradesh batsman Priyam Garg has been handed the captaincy of the under-19 cricket team at the defending champions' ICC World Cup for which a 15-man squad was announced on Monday. In such a situation, Garg's name is echoing in the corridors of Indian cricket. Leaving from Uttar Pradesh's Meerut, his bat will now be seen in the Indian Under-19 World Cup squad. If we talk about his cricketing career, then he got the command of this captaincy after much hard work. Yes, so today we are going to introduce you to some special things about his life.
In fact, Priyam Garg has been heavily influenced by former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar since childhood. At the age of 7, he saw Sachin batting and had made up his mind to become a cricketer. Due to poverty, Priyam's father forbade him to play cricket. Garg's father knew that he would not be able to give the amount of money needed to become a cricketer. However, Garg continued to play after this, then Priyam joined Mama's side. Coaching Priyam at Victoria Stadium in Meerut and after that Priyam gained a new identity on her own.
This is Priyam Garg's track record
Let me tell you that 19-year-old opener Priyam has been given the captaincy of the team, who has scored a century in List A cricket and a double century in the first class. Playing in excellent form, UP batsmen were part of the India C team in the Deodhar Trophy, which was runners-up. He scored 74 runs in the final match against India B last month. & Nbsp; Priyam Garg also captained the Indian Under-23 team against the Bangladesh under-23 team that visited India.
However, 16 teams will take part in the Under-19 World Cup this year which are divided into four groups. India have a place in Group A, joining qualifiers Japan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka for the first time. The top two teams from each group will get a place in the Super League.
The Indian Under-19 team for the World Cup is as follows:
Priyam Garg (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Verma, Divyansh Saxena, Dhruv Chand Jurel (Vice-Captain and Wicketkeeper), Shashwat Rawat, Divyansh Joshi, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Karthik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra ( Wicketkeeper), Sushant Mishra and Vidyadhar Patil.