Civic body to honour Unmukt

South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Tuesday decided to award Unmukt Chand Rs 2 lakh on successfully leading India to victory in under 19 cricket World Cup.

Chand, a resident of Delhi, and the captain of under-19 Indian team, made an unbeatable 111 to beat Australia in the final.

Chand has been representing Delhi in domestic cricket and also played in U-15, U-16 and U-19. He is also a part of Delhi Daredevils team in the Indian Premiere League.

This is the third U-19 World Cup title for India. Earlier, Mohammed Kaif led the team in 2000 and Virat Kohli in 2008.

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