Would have been a huge shame had Royals not played IPL: Watson

Rajasthan Royals has had a controversial tenure in their six seasons in the Indian Premier League but their new captain Shane Watson feels it would have been a "shame" if the champions of the inaugural year were barred from playing in the seventh edition of the cash-rich tournament.

India finish 5th in Under-19 World Cup

India finished fifth in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the West Indies by 46 runs in a high-scoring classification match here today.

Pakistan beat England by 3 wickets to reach U-19 World Cup final

Zafar Gohar and Amad Butt put on 63 runs for the unfinished eighth wicket as Pakistan defeated England by three wickets in a low-scoring but nerve-racking thriller to reach its fifth ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium here today.

India post 245-run win, continue unbeaten run in U-19 World Cup

Sanju Samson and Kuldeep Yadav stole the limelight with individual brilliance as a strong India continued their unbeaten run with a crushing 245-run win over minnows Papua New Guinea in the Under-19 World Cup here today.

U-19 World Cup: Kuldeep`s hat-trick powers India to a win against Scotland

Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the under-19 cricket World Cup before the defending champions crawled to a five-wicket win over Scotland while chasing a paltry target of 88 in their Group A match here on Monday.

India colts lose warm-up tie against Sri Lanka by five wickets

Defending champions India today got a wake-up call as they lost to their Sri Lankan counterparts by five wickets in a warm-up game ahead of their ICC U-19 World Cup scheduled to begin on Friday.

We`re not under pressure against Pak in World Cup opener: Zol

Under-19 India captain Vijay Zol on Friday said his team was not under pressure against Pakistan in the World Cup opener as they had beaten the arch-rivals twice in the recently-concluded U-19 ACC Asia Cup.

Indian colts optimistic of retaining U-19 World Cup

Skipper Vijay Zol and coach Bharat Arun are confident that defending champions India will retain their title in the forthcoming ICC Under-19 World Cup in the UAE commencing Feb 14.

India to launch U-19 World Cup title defense against Pakistan

Defending champions India will open their ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup campaign against arch-rivals and two-time winners Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium (DICS) on February 15.

U-19 World Cup winning members felicitated

Two members of the U-19 World Cup winning team and the Gujarat squad that won the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tourney were on Sunday felicitated by the state cricket association.

Vijay Zol`s successive hundred puts India U-19 on top against Sri Lanka

Skipper Vijay Zol continued to make merry against the Sri Lankan attack as he scored his second successive hundred of the series to extend India`s lead to 181 runs in the second and final `Youth Test` here on Tuesday.

From colts to senior cricket, Kohli and Kaul`s paths diverge

Together they brought home the U-19 World Cup from Kuala Lumpur but Virat Kohli and Siddharth Kaul`s careers have moved in entirely different directions in the past five years since that memorable final against South Africa.

Not thinking of breaking into Indian side so soon: Unmukt

He has been dubbed as the next sensation of Indian cricket, but promising talent Unmukt Chand is not looking too far ahead and feels a national call-up will come if he regularly performs at the domestic level.

Delhi announces Rs.25 lakh reward for Unmukt Chand

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.25 lakh for teenaged cricketer Unmukt Chand who led the Indian team to victory in the final of U-19 cricket World Cup.

Not in a hurry to play for senior team: Unmukt

India Under-19 skipper Unmukt Chand says that he is in no hurry to play for the Indian cricket team.

U-19 skipper Unmukt allowed to move to 2nd year: Delhi University VC

India Under-19 skipper Unmukt Chand has finally been promoted to the second year of college, the DU Vice-Chancellor Dinesh Singh said.

Unmukt may not lose a year as DU VC `positively inclined`

Unmukt Chand, the captain of the U-19 Indian cricket team which won the World Cup, may not lose a year due to low attendance with Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh indicating he is "positively inclined" to see whether he could use his powers to allow him promotion.

St Stephens row: Dhoni bats for Unmukt

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today came out in support of U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand, who has been denied to appear for the first year BA examinations by his college, St Stephens.

Uttarakhand to give Rs 11 lakh to Unmukt Chand

Uttarakhand Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand, who led India to lift the 2012 U-19 World Cup.

Celebration time for Sandeep Sharma`s folks

The family of local lad Sandeep Sharma had reasons to smile as their boy was most successful Indian bowler with figures of four for 54 as India Under-19 won the World Cup beating Australia in the final.