Local cricketer Manan Vohra, who impressed one and all with his fine show in the recently concluded Indian Premier League-7 (IPL), has been included in the group of 30 probables selected for the India under-23 camp to be organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from June 5. The month-long camp will be held in Bangalore.
“I am looking forward to making the cut in the final squad that will par ticipate in t his year’s age-group related tournaments, including the Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) under-23 Emerging Trophy. Since I wasn’t with the tournament-winning Indian side last year, I want to be part of the outfit this time,” said the 20-year-old Chandigarh player in an interview with HT.
Vohra’s selection to the camp comes on the back of his fine for m in the domestic circuit for the past one year.
In the last Ranji Trophy season, the flamboyant opener was one of the mainstays of the Punjab batting order, having scored one century and three fifties to collect 414 runs from six matches.|
Prior to it, he smashed three back-to-back centuries for the state U-25 team in the Col CK Nayudu Trophy to score a total of 493 runs from five matches.
“After having done well for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 7, I want to continue with the momentum and perform well for India, if I get the chance,” said the former U-19 player, who earlier missed out on the opportunity of representing the country in the Youth World Cup following an injury in the left-hand thumb.