Hindustan Times – India U-19 World Cup-winning captain Prithvi Shaw said coach Rahul Dravid’s suggestion to restrict players to one junior tournament will help the younger lot seeking exposure.

Summary

  • India U-19 World Cup-winning captain Prithvi Shaw said coach Rahul Dravid’s suggestion to restrict players to one junior tournament will help the younger lot seeking exposure.
  • Former India skipper Rahul Dravid, who took over the junior and India A teams in 2015, guided the U-19 side with a win over Australia in the final in New Zealand on February 4.
  • The batting great wants upcoming players to take the first-class route for a spot in the India team and sees the U-19 World Cup as only a development opportunity for them and Indian cricket.
  • Shaw made an instant impression as top-order batsman with the senior Mumbai side before the World Cup, and joined the team in Chennai for the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-dayers on returning from New Zealand.
  • Shaw revealed how Rahul Dravid’s playing experience in New Zealand helped in the successful U-19 World Cup campaign.


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