2012 U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand gets chance to perform in BBBL

Unmukt Chand, who won India the Under-19 World Cup under his captaincy, announced his retirement in August this year, and after that, he shifted to America. Unmukt has got a special gift for performing brilliantly in minor league cricket in America. The Big Bash League (BBBL) franchise team Melbourne Renegades has included Unmukt in their team. Unmukt's career had a great start, but after that, his downfall started. After struggling for a long time in India, Unmukt told the BCCI his decision to retire and after that shifted to America. In this way, Unmukt has become the first Indian male cricketer to be a part of the BBL.

Unmukt was recently seen commentating on Star Sports during the Caribbean Premier League. In 2012, Team India won the Under-19 World Cup under the captaincy of Unmukt. After this, in 2011-12, he was named Castrol Junior Cricketer of the Year.

The year 2012 was very good for Unmukt, but after that, he failed on the big stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Despite his good performance in domestic cricket, he failed to make a place in Team India, after which he decided to leave India and shift to America. Let us tell you that BCCI does not allow its players to take part in any other foreign T20 league other than IPL.

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