Promising Assam cricketer Riyan Parag, son of well-known swimmer Mithu Baruah and former Assam Ranji cricketer Parag Das, is all set to play ICC U-19 World Cup for India.
Riyan has been included in the India U-19 team for the under 19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand from January 13 to February 3 next year.
The All-India junior selection committee met earlier recently to select the teams, a BCCI statement stated.
Riyan made his T-20 debut for Assam in the 2016-17 in Inter State T-20 tournament on 29 January 2017.
In October 2017 he was named in India’s squad for the 2017 ACC-U-19 Asia Cup.
He made his first class debut for Assam in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy on 17 November 2017.