Once a regular member of Indian cricket team, Mohammad Kaif was the first captain to lead U-19 team to title glory in 2000.
The former Indian skipper, Virat Kohli was the 2nd captain to lead the junior Indian cricket team to the title glory in 2008.
In 2012, Unmukt Chand captained the junior team to a title win, he led the side from the front and scored 111 in title match.
The opening batsman, Prithvi Shaw was already a household name even before he led India for U-19 World Cup win in 2018.
In 2022, Yash Dhull became 5th India captain to win U-19 World Cup, his team remained undefeated through out the tournament.