Aryan Juyal is an Indian cricketer who is yet to make his first-class debut. Born in Uttar Pradesh, Juyal is a right-handed batsman and a wicketkeeper.
In December 2017, he was named in India’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Born to doctor parents Dr. Sanjay Juyal and Dr. Pratibha Juyal, Aryan started playing cricket at a very young age. His talent was first spotted by Ravindra Negi, a coach at Abhumanya Cricket Academy when he was playing a tournament in Dehradun as a fifth standard kid.
Negi went on talk about Aryan’s talent with his father before the boy was enrolled in his academy. After two years at Dehradun, Aryan moved to Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh where his mother’s family stayed. He trained at LB Shastri Cricket Club under Sanjay Bharadwaj.
Aryan began his playing career in the Under-14 category of Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association and made his way up. However, he hit a roadblock in his second under-19 season after failing the medicals. But he went on make his debut in the Under-19 category for Uttar Pradesh in 2017. He topped the batting charts for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy in 2017 after scoring 401 runs in five innings and was in the top five of the Vinoo Mankad inter-zonal trophy.
His impressive performance helped him get a place in the Challenger Trophy, where he was the fourth highest run getter with 171 runs in four innings. He then went on to become only the second uncapped player to be named in the squad for the Under-19 World Cup.