Steering India to their inaugural U-19 World Cup title in 2000, Mohammad Kaif secured victory over Sri Lanka in the final.
Captain of the Indian U-19 team in 2006, Ravikant Shukla led a squad featuring Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara, suffering an unexpected defeat to Pakistan in the final
A cricket legend, Virat Kohli made history in 2008 by guiding India to U-19 World Cup triumph, defeating South Africa in the final.
Under Unmukt Chand's leadership in 2012, India clinched the ICC U-19 World Cup by overcoming Australia in the final, with the captain contributing a century.
Leading the Indian U-19 team in 2016, Ishan Kishan's squad, including Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, Sarfaraz Khan, Avesh Khan, and Khaleel Ahmed, faced defeat in the final against West Indies.
In 2018, Prithvi Shaw captained India to U-19 World Cup glory, with the team coached by Rahul Dravid triumphing over Australia in the final, featuring Shubman Gill.
Captaining the Indian team in the 2020 edition, Priyam Garg led players like Ravi Bishnoi and Yashasvi Jaiswal to the final but faced defeat against Bangladesh.