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Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill: Indian cricket stars who rose from U-19 World Cup

Feb 8, 2024

ET Online

Next gen at U-19 World Cup

Impressive innings from captain Uday Saharan and Sachin Dhas at the Under 19 World Cup torunament has led everyone to speculate if they are the next big stars of Indian cricket.

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Cricketers who made it big

Here are the cricketers who made it big after Under 19 World Cup.

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Yuvraj Singh

India won their first title in 2000 in Colombo, defeating hosts Sri Lanka by a margin of six wickets. Yuvraj Singh was the tournament's star.

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Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, who was unexpectedly named captain of the Indian U19 team for the 2008 tournament, guided his side to an exciting victory over South Africa in the final. The rest is history.

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Rohit Sharma

Although Rohit did not win the 2006 tournament, he was identified as a player to watch almost right away. He would eventually become one of the top batsmen in India.

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Mohammed Kaif

Mohammed Kaif was the captain of the team that lifted the U-19 World Cup trophy in 2000 and made it big in international cricket.

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Ravindra Jadeja

Before establishing himself as a regular in India's limited overs teams, Jadeja won the trophy in 2008 and became an instant sensation in the IPL

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Shikhar Dhawan

When Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan scored 505 runs in the 2004 tournament, people took notice and he quickly rose to prominence in Indian cricket.

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