Former India spinner, Sairaj Bahutule, said that people shouldn't compare Yash Dhull's batting and captaincy skills with Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni.

Captain Yash Dhull scored a magnificent century to help India defeat Australia in the semi-final of the ongoing U-19 World Cup. The 19-year old amassed 110 off 110 balls and took India to 290 runs in 50 overs. He became the third Indian skipper after Virat Kohli and Unmukt Chand to score a U-19 World Cup ton.

While Virat scored 100 off just 74 balls against the West Indies in 2008, Unmukt accumulated an unbeaten 111 off 130 balls to lead India to win in the finale against Australia in 2012.

Meanwhile, Dhull’s deputy Shaik Rasheed scored a vital 94. Courtesy of their batting, India won the game by 96 runs. Dhull was adjudged the player of the match for his outstanding performance.

Who is Yash Dhull?

He was born and raised in Delhi. His father, Vijay, was a senior executive at a cosmetics company but left the job to support his son’s career. Yash’s name was registered in a local academy at Bharati College before moving to Bal Bhawan school’s academy when he was of 11 years. He went on to play for India at the U-14 AND U-16 levels before being selected for the U-19 squad.

Dhull was a member of the Delhi side that played in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy earlier last year. In five matches, he scored 302 runs at an average of 75.50. 

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