U-19 cricket has given a lot of stars to International cricket. Yuvraj Singh, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma are some of the few big names who emerged from the U-19 level. Eight of the 10 current Test captains have learnt the nuances and finer points of the sport at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup. The lone exceptions are Pakistan’s Misbah-ul Haq and AB de Villiers of South Africa.
The players get a first-hand exposure of performing in front of live cameras and competing against rivals who they will come across again if they make the next grade to senior cricket.
However, not all big performers at this level have made it big at the senior level.
Here we are presenting to you 5 players who starred at the junior level but failed to make it big at the highest level: