India Under 19 team has yet again brought laurel to the country by winning the ICC U19 World Cup 2018. Experts have praised BCCI for choosing Rahul Dravid as the coach for young guns and also giving the right exposure to young Indian talents in domestic cricket. India has produced cricketers like Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and Rohit Sharma who have been the find of Under 19 cricket in the past. Following their footsteps, some current Indian Under 19 players have shown the right determination and promise to represent India at the highest level. Let’s have a look at the Current Indian Under 19 Players who could get transformed from the junior to senior level.
5: Kamlesh Nagarkoti
Bustling through the crease with a whippy action, Kamlesh Nagarkoti is among the quickest bowlers coming through the age-group ranks in India, clocking regularly in excess of 140kph. Nagarkoti is a great example of tremendous athleticism possessed by a player. The pacer from Rajasthan has played a crucial role for India in the Under 19 world cup 2018. He picked 9 wickets in 6 matches with an average of 4.48, which is the fourth best economy by any bowler in Under 19 World Cup 2018.
He made his List A debut for Rajasthan in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 26 February 2017. Two days later, he took the first-ever hat-trick for Rajasthan in List A cricket, in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Gujarat.
The Paceman has impressed with his consistent wicket taking abilities and raw pace, which was highly praised by Kolkata Knight Riders who picked him in IPL Auction 2018 for 3.2 crore rupees.