A talented cricket player from Pothugal village in Telangana is selected for the India U19 team. The 18-year-old wicketkeeper batter will be in the ICC Men’s under-19 World Cup 2024.
TELANGANA BOY MAKES IT TO INDIA U19 SQUAD
Aravelly Avanish Rao, a talented cricketer from Pothugal village in Mustabad mandal of Rajanna Sircilla district, will play for India U19. Moreover, he will be in the squad for the 2024 ICC Men’s U19 World Cup and the next tri-series in South Africa. According to the reports, Mr. Avanish from the Hyderabad Cricket Association has been chosen to bat first and serve as a wicketkeeper. He will be playing both roles in the two forthcoming championships. Moreover, several cricket groups and sports bodies heaped praises on him for earning a spot in the India U19 squad.
In the four South African venues, 16 teams will compete in the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2024. India won the championship concluded in the West Indies in 2022. In addition, the title was India’s fifth. Moreover, the World Cup will be the 15th edition of the competition. There will be a scheduled start in January for 16 competing teams. There will be four groups. The final will take place in February and will feature 41 matchups.
Group A consists of the USA, Bangladesh, Ireland, and India. While Group B includes South Africa, the West Indies, Scotland, and England, Group C has Australia, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, and Namibia. Group D comprises of Afghanistan, Pakistan, New Zealand, and Nepal.
Furthermore, India will face Bangladesh in their opening game on January 20 at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein. The match might be intense because of the situation that occurred in the 2020 finale. India faced Bangladesh in the 2020 U19 World Cup final on February 9. The result was in favor of Bangladesh, winning by three wickets. Moreover, the final is also remembered due to a nasty fight between the opponents.
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