There has been a clear shift in the mindset of cricket fans as they have started regarding U-19 cricket as an important aspect of the game. The game has developed a lot over the years with skilled and exciting players coming through the ranks.
The English team have some great young prospects, the pick of which has been the captain, Harry Brook. Here are some facts about the Yorkshire man:
18 years of age
The Yorkshire teenager is just 18 years of age and has now become England's youngest captain in the U-19 format. He hails from the same county as England's Test captain, Joe Root. Though he is the captain for England at the World Cup, his first-class record for Yorkshire is quite average, having scored only 82 runs from 5 matches.