Dehradun: Uttarakhand Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand, who led India to lift the 2012 U-19 World Cup.
Sports Minister Dinesh Agarwal made the announcement here. Unmukt hit a match-winning unbeaten century in the final against Australia.
Although Unmukt plays for Delhi in domestic cricket, he hails from Khudku Bhalya village in Uttarakhand`s Pithoragarh district. Agarwal said he had done the hill state proud.
Officials said the state was also considering felicitating the entire U-19 cricket team.