A very proud moment for Nagpur as 18-year-old Nagpur boy Faiz Sheikh has been selected in Under-19 India cricket team.
Faiz who opens for his team made it to one of the six teams in the Challenger Trophy Menâ€™s Under-19 tournament conducted by BCCI. The news created a repel of happiness among the family and team members of Nagpur Cricket Academy when BCCI officialsÂ called to confirm of his selection.
Sheikh impressed the junior selectors with his hundred and has been selected in the India A squad for the upcoming Under-19 tri-series, and India B Bangladesh side.
The 50-overs tri-series will be a sort of selection trials to pick India team for the upcoming U19World Cup scheduled to be held in the West Indies in 2022. Faiz, finished as eighth top scorer in the Challenger Trophy Menâ€™s Under-19 Tournament that was played at Ahmedabad.