India have the best young batsmen in world cricket: Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell feels Shikhar Dhawan's talent is an asset for India. Chappell has picked Unmukt Chand among India's 'special' cricketers.

updated: January 13, 2014 18:29 IST
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New Delhi: Effusive in his praise for the Indian batsmen, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has said that the side is currently producing "by far the best" crop of young talented cricketers.

"India is producing by far the best young batsmen currently, and in addition to (Shikhar) Dhawan, (Virat) Kohli, (Cheteshwar) Pujara and Rohit Sharma, Unmukt Chand is one for the future," Chappell told PTI in an interview.

The Australian great said he was impressed with the attacking flare of the Indian opener Dhawan, who, he felt could be a valuable addition to any side.

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