Keralite Shoun Roger soon to pad up for U-19 Indian cricket team


Shoun Roger | Photo: facebook.com|shoun.roger

Thiruvananthapuram: Following the footsteps of Sanju Samson, another boy from Thiruvanathapuram is going to pad up for the national cricket team. Shoun Roger, hailing from Shanghumukham here, will soon be a part of the Under-19 Indian cricket team camp.

It was notified that Shoun has been selected for the national team camp starting from November 23 in Kolkata. Now his family members are eagerly waiting for the official announcement from the BCCI. Shoun will be considered for the U-19 Indian B team that competes in the tri-nation tournament.

His performance in the Under-19 Vinu Mankad Trophy for Kerala led him to the National Camp. Playing as a leading batsman and a right-arm off-spinner, Shoun managed to score 294 runs in the tournament, including a century and two half-centuries. He also scored 124 runs and took four wickets in the India Challenger Series.

Shoun is son of Antony Roger and Patricia Roger and has been training under national coach Biju George for eight years. He started his playing career in UAE and was a member of the Under-16 national team there.

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