Unmukt Chand, the former Indian World Cup winning captain retired from Indian cricket at the age of 28. Unmukt, Who led India to U-19 world cup glory in 2012 by scoring a unbeaten hundred in the finale against Australia.
Unmukt posted a long emotional tweet in his twitter handle and he confirmed that he is retiring from Indian cricket and will move to US and will join the US national cricket team. Unmukt played for Delhi and Uttarakhand in the Ranji Trophy.
Unmukt Chand was one of the most exciting player in 2012-2015, even he was a member of 30 man squad in the Champions Trophy 2013 also in T20 World Cup 2014 both the time didn’t earn the Indian call-up.Chand has been a regular member of Delhi from 2010 and played for Delhi for more than 7 season then moved to Uttarakhand after being excluded from the squad for Delhi in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2017.
Chand was one among the few player who got IPL contract in his younger days just after the U-19 World Cup 2012,he represented Delhi Daredevils (Currently Known as Delhi Capitals), Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals. He has scored 300 runs in his 21 innings in IPL.
As he is now retired from Indian Cricket he won’t be participating in IPL as well in future.Chand finished his career with 3379 first-class cricket,4505 runs in list-A and 1565 runs in T20 format. Smit Patel,who has been part of U-19 world cup glory also in non-striker end when Unmukt Chand hit the winning runs also moved to US and started playing cricket their also he will play for Barbados Trident in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League starting on 26th August.