Indian U-19 World Cup Winning Captain Unmukt Chand Hanged His Boots From Indian Cricket

Indian U-19 World Cup Winning Captain Unmukt Chand Hanged His Boots From Indian Cricket

India U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand hanged his boot from Indian cricket on Friday after playing there across all competitions for 10 years. He took Twitter to announce his retirement, posting a long note about it, and has also expressed his will to play in the foreign leagues. 

He has also thanked BCCI and DDCA for providing him opportunities at such a young age. 

Unmukt busted into the scene when he led India to win the 2012 U-19 World cup, scoring an unbeaten 112 in the pursuit of 226 against Australia. 

Chand started his domestic career with Delhi in 2010 and played there for 8 more years. From 2019-20, Chand represented Uttarakhand in the domestic arena. He even captained the Delhi side in the 2017 Vijay Hazare Trophy but faded away from the scene afterward. 

He started his IPL career with Delhi Daredevils being one of the youngest players but stayed there for 2 years only. Later he was a part of KKR and Delhi Daredevil’s side also. 

Chand has amassed 3379 runs in first-class cricket and 4505 runs in List A cricket. His 2012 U-19 World Cup teammate Smit Patel left India to play cricket in the USA earlier. World always recognize him as U-19 World Cup Winning Captain Unmukt Chand for Indian cricket.

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