Player of the U-19 World Cup, Yashasvi Jaiswal, says practising on astro-turf pitches before the tournament helped him excel on the bouncy tracks in South Africa.
Rathour's application for coaching the Under-19 team and NCA's batting consultant were rejected due to conflict of interest since he is related to Ashish Kapoor, who is head of junior selection panel.
Vikram Rathour is the brother-in-law of current India U-19 national selector Ashish Kapoor and his appointment would have been a case of Conflict of Interest.
DDCA exclude India U-19 pacer Aayush Singh from state's team scheduled to play in Vinoo Mankad Trophy
The selection controversies which has plagued Delhi's junior cricket system for years, reared its ugly head once again after a current India U-19 player was excluded from the state U-19 team scheduled to play Vinoo Mankad Trophy.
Debashish Mohanty had played 45 ODIs for India between 1997 and 2001. He played the 1999 World Cup in England.
Former India spinner Ashish Kapoor likely to replace Venkatesh Prasad in junior national selection panel
Kapoor had played 4 Tests and 17 ODIs for India. He had played the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka.
It was learnt that the retained member Rakesh Parikh was already a disqualified office-bearer having completed 11 years in various capacities in Baroda Cricket Association.
Venkatesh Prasad, Ashish Kapoor and Maninder Singh are some of the prominent names that are doing rounds for the BCCI national selectors post (senior and junior).