Deccan Chronicle – Mumbai: India Under-19 scripted history recently, when they lifted the Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand for the fourth time.

Summary

  • Anukul Roy was the top wicket taker, but Rajasthan pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti grabbed eyeballs  with his express pace during the event.
  • The right arm pacer was instrumental in India’s success as the boys in blue remained unbeaten throughout the tournament as they outplayed their opponents from the first match till the end.
  • Nagarkoti, who played under Prithvi Shaw and coached by the legendary Rahul Dravid, alongside fellow paceman Shivan Mavi  proved handy for other teams throughout the tournament.
  • Speaking to Mumbai Mirror, the 18-year-old pacer, gave an insight on how coach Dravid did not let them indulge their adventurous side.
  • He along with fellow pacer Shivam Mavi and opening batsman Manjot  Kalra were giving an interview atop a mountain in Queenstown and were tempted to indulge in “adventure activities there”, but the coach did not allow that.


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