Virender Sehwag wants India to win the ICC Under-19 World Cup – Cricket News Update

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Virender Sehwag wants India to win the ICC Under-19 World Cup – Cricket News Update
Having beaten Sri Lanka in the One Day International (ODI) series, India’s opening batsman, later this
The 15-day long tournament will commence on August 11th, with the opening fixture between at John Blanck Oval, Buderim. The Men in Blue will play their first game against the Caribbean boys on August 12.
Sehwag, who played a massive role in India’s success in ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, wishes best for the budding cricketers and urged them to play top cricket in the illustrious event, making their country proud.
“Go there and give your best, just make the most of the opportunity. Try to win the World Cup for your country,” the Test cricketer expressed.
Previously, India has won the junior world cup twice and the dashing opening batsman is hoping for another title triumph. The right-hander further revealed that all the members of the senior team will keenly follow the progress of India Under-19s.
“Mohammad Kaif won it in 2000 and lifted the trophy in 2008. Maybe, this time, the India captain (Unmukt Chand) can lift the Cup again and make us proud,” the former captain mentioned. “Every single player from the current India team is wishing
the very best of luck to the India team in the U-19 CWC 2012.” 
Sehwag himself is one of the modern greats, with more than 16 thousand runs at the highest level of the game. No other Indian cricketer has ever made a triple century in Test cricket but the Delhi-born batsman has two under his belt. On top of that, the
destructive opener holds the record of most runs in an ODI innings - 219, which came against last year.
India’s last ODI against will be played tomorrow at Pallekele, although the Men in Blue have already sealed the series.



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