Promising Delhi batsman Unmukt Chand will lead the India Under-19 cricket team on the upcoming Australian tour during which it will play in a quadrangular one-day tournament, starting April 5.
Akshdeep Nath of Uttar Pradesh [ Images ] will be his deputy in the 16-member squad.
The tournament kicks off with Australia taking on England on the opening day, and India playing New Zealand the following day.
The semi-finals are on April 13 and the final on April 15
The squad was picked by the All India Junior Selection Committee in its meeting on March 22.
The squad: Unmukt Chand (capt), Akshdeep Nath (vice-captain), Manan Vohra, Akhil A Herwadkar, Prashant Chopra, B. Aparajith, Kumar Deobrat, Vijay Zol, Smit Kamlesh Patel, Sandeep Sharma, Kamal Passi, Mohsin Sayyad, Rush B Kalaria, Harmeet Singh, Vikas Mishra, Kuldeep Yadav .