Unmukt Chand, a right-handed batsman who captained India to the Under-19 World Cup in 2012, has bid farewell to Indian cricket at the age of 28.
In 2012, Unmukt also helped India win the Under-19 World Cup. Unmukt also scored a century in the final against Australia and has since been hailed as the future of Indian cricket. However, Unmukt did not show consistency in his performances in domestic cricket and in the IPL and did not get a chance to play international cricket for India. He has played for Delhi and Mumbai in the IPL.
Unmukt informed the fans in a tweet today that now a new journey of his life is starting. He also shared a video of his old memories, which contains a photo of the golden days of his cricket career. Unmukt was once considered the future of Indian cricket, but the talented batsman quickly rose from the throne and has now retired from Indian cricket at the age of 28.
Unmukt has played a lot of cricket in India. He has scored 3,379 runs in 67 first-class matches at an average of 31.57. During this time he has scored eight hundreds and 16 fifties. His best score in this format was 151. In 120 List A matches, Unmukt scored 4505 runs at an average of 41.33. He scored seven hundreds and 32 fifties in this format. He has also scored 1565 runs in 77 Twenty20 matches with three hundreds.