New Delhi: Unmukt Chand’s cricket career, who won India’s Under-19 World Cup in 2012 under his captaincy, was rapidly lost in the darkness of oblivion. Now he has said goodbye to Indian cricket at the age of 28. Now this player will be seen playing cricket in America not in India.
Unmukt will be seen playing in America
Unmukt Chand will make his debut against Social Lashings for Strikers at Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Complex during the Toyota Minor League Cricket Championship on Saturday. According to the league’s website, Unmukt has signed a several-year contract with Major League Cricket to help develop the game in the US. In addition to playing in the league, he will serve as a mentor to America’s next generation of cricketers.
Unmukt said, “I am delighted to take a new step in my cricketing career by being part of the long-term progress of American cricket and the launch of Major League Cricket.” “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to play for the Strikers in minor league cricket this weekend,” he said. Let us tell you that the Minor League Cricket Championship is a 27-team national T20 cricket competition based in America, which was started this summer. During this league, more than 200 matches will be played at 26 venues and more than 400 players will be part of the league.
Unmukt took retirement at the age of 28
In the year 2012, the Under-19 Indian team won the World Cup in cricket under the captaincy of Unmukt Chand. The captain also had a big hand in this victory. He made India the world champion by scoring a century in the final match against Australia. After that this player became a star overnight. But after that his performance was nothing special. Even in domestic cricket, he did not get anything amazing and started appearing outside the cricket field. There was a time when Unmukt Chand was considered the future of Indian cricket, but this player failed to do anything. Now Unmukt Chand has announced his retirement from Indian cricket.
Records of Unmukt Chand
Unmukt Chand has scored 3379 runs in 67 First Class matches, while adding 4505 runs in 120 List A matches. Unmukt Chand has scored 1564 runs in 77 T20s. Unmukt Chand has won India’s Under-19 World Cup 2012 under his captaincy.