In contrast to captain Unmukt Chand, who led India to their third U-19 World Cup win in Australia last Sunday but is facing problems of low attendance in his college, teammate Harmeet Singh is fortunate as his college here has recognised his feats and supported him.
For a coach, it is as difficult to compare two of his favourite students as it is for a parent to discriminate between kids but Sanjay Bhardwaj feels that India U-19 captain Unmukt Chand is a better talent than his other illustrious ward Gautam Gambhir.
Junior selection panel chairman Abey Kuruvilla termed the U-19 World Cup triumph as a terrific team performance.
"It was a terrific team performance. They played as a unit right through the tournament and deserved to win,
India will take on the West Indies on Sunday in their first game of the ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup which will open on Saturday with three-time champion Australia beginning their title defence against England here.