World Champion India U-19 team to return today

Updated: Aug 28, 2012, 11:57 AM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: India U-19 team will return home on Tuesday after winning the ICC World Championship held in Australia by defeating the hosts on Sunday.

The team, led by Unmukt Chand, defeated defending champion Australia in the final by six wickets lifting the cup for the third time.

Chand led from the front in the final slamming an unbeaten ton that guided India successfully in their chase of 226 runs.

A press conference has been scheduled with captain and coach B Arun on addressing the media on Tuesday.

The U-19 squad is receiving rich praises from all around post their successful campaign Down Under, especially the skipper for his big-match temperament and leadership skills, already drawing comparisons with senior Team India batsman Virat Kohli.