India national under-19 cricket team

The Indian Under-19 cricket team represents the nation of India in cricket at Under-19 level. The team has won four Under-19 World Cups and has the best win percentage in ODIs (77%) among all Under-19 national teams.[1]

India Under-19s
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Personnel
CaptainPriyam Garg
CoachParas Mhambrey
OwnerBoard of Control for Cricket in India
Team information
ColoursBlue
Founded1979
History
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup wins2000, 2008, 2012, 2018
U-19 Asia Cup wins1989, 2003, 2012, 2013-14, 2016, 2018, 2019

The team is currently captained by Priyam Garg and coached by former India cricketer Paras Mhambrey.[2]

Performances at Under-19 World Cups

The team has won the Under-19 World Cup four times and finished runners-up twice. In 2000, they won it under the captaincy of Mohammad Kaif, in 2008, they won it under Virat Kohli's leadership, in 2012 under Unmukt Chand and in 2018 under Prithvi Shaw.

In June 2016, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided that Indian players could only play in one under-19 World Cup tournament, regardless if they still meet the age criteria for another edition.[3]

Year Host Squad Result
1988   Australia Squad 6th place
1998   South Africa Squad Second round
2000   Sri Lanka Squad Champions
2002   New Zealand Squad Semifinalists
2004   Bangladesh Squad Semifinalists
2006   Sri Lanka Squad Runners-up
2008   Malaysia Squad Champions
2010   New Zealand Squad 6th place
2012   Australia Squad Champions
2014   UAE Squad 5th place
2016   Bangladesh Squad Runners-up
2018   New Zealand Squad Champions
2020   South Africa Squad Runners-up

Current squad

Players who were selected for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup:[4]

Support staff

Records

International match summary – India Under-19s

Playing record
Format Matches Won Lost Tied Drawn/NR Win % Inaugural match
Youth Tests 77 26 12 0 39 33.76 20 January 1979
Youth One-Day Internationals 250 190 55 2 3 77.32 16 August 1981
Last updated 30 November 2019.[5][6]


Youth Test record versus other nations

Opponent Matches Won Lost Tied Drawn First win
  Australia 14 2 7 0 5 6 March 1994
  England 25 9 2 0 14 19 February 1993
  New Zealand 6 2 2 0 2 2 March 1992
  Pakistan 15 4 0 0 11 2 March 1989
  South Africa 7 4 1 0 2 18 April 1996
  Sri Lanka 10 5 0 0 5 17 February 1997
Records complete to Youth Test #283. Last updated 30 July 2019.[7]

Youth ODI record versus other nations

Full members
Opponent Matches Won Lost Tied NR First win
  Afghanistan 8 6 2 0 0 15 January 2010
  Australia 36 22 14 0 0 9 December 1986
  Bangladesh 22 18 3 0 1 12 January 2000
  England 49 37 11 1 0 28 February 1988
  Ireland 1 1 0 0 0 28 January 2016
  New Zealand 19 16 3 0 0 20 February 1988
  Pakistan 23 14 8 1 0 8 December 1989
  South Africa 17 12 5 0 0 22 April 1996
  Sri Lanka 47 40 6 0 1 14 December 1989
  West Indies 10 7 3 0 0 27 January 2002
  Zimbabwe 6 6 0 0 0 23 November 2005
Associate Members
Opponent Matches Won Lost Tied NR First win
  Canada 1 1 0 0 0 21 January 2002
  Hong Kong 1 1 0 0 0 17 January 2010
  Kenya 1 1 0 0 0 15 January 1998
  Namibia 2 2 0 0 0 6 February 2006
    Nepal 2 2 0 0 0 18 January 2000
  Netherlands 1 0 0 0 1
  Papua New Guinea 4 4 0 0 0 17 February 2008
  Scotland 4 4 0 0 0 13 January 1998
Other Teams
Opponent Matches Won Lost Tied NR First win
  ICC Associates XI 1 1 0 0 0 7 March 1988
Records complete to YODI #1278. Last updated 4 February 2020.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Under-19s Youth One-Day Internationals / Team records / Results summary". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Rahul Dravid replaced as India A India U19 coach". Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  3. ^ "India players barred from playing multiple U-19 World Cups". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Priyam Garg to lead India at Under-19 World Cup". ESPNcricinfo. 2 December 2019. Retrieved 29 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Records / Under-19s Youth Test Matches / Team Records / Result Summary". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Records / Under-19s Youth One-Day Internationals / Team Records / Result Summary". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Records / India Under-19s (Young Cricketers) / Under-19s Youth Test Matches / Result Summary". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Records / India Under-19s (Young Cricketers) / Under-19s Youth One-Day Internationals / Result Summary". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 4 February 2020.