Gourav Dhiman (Born, 16 December 1986, in New Delhi) is one of the most experienced players in the India U19 World Cup squad, having played 18 matches and making his debut in February 2004. He is the premier allrounder in the India squad, bowling right-arm medium-pace and batting right-handed. He had played for India Under-15s and now plays for India Under-19s, Karnataka Under-19s. He regularly opens both the batting and the bowling. To date, he has scored 615 runs at an average of 51.25. He has hit three centuries including a whirlwind 105 of just 75 balls in the final of the Afro-Asian Cup against South Africa. His bowling record is equally impressive, having taken 21 wickets with a strike rate of a wicket every 36 balls. If Dhiman plays to his best at the U19 World Cup he will have a major influence on the India team and they will consider themselves to have a very strong chance of winning the tournament. He was one of the dashing batsman in the u-19 world cup team which toured Bangaladesh few years ago.If there is someone who can hit the cricket ball harder than M S Dhoni,then its him.He is an all rounder ,who used to open bowling with R P Singh in the U-19 worldcup.He was selected for the Mumbai Indian teams in IPL.But unfortunately due to an injury he couldn't play a single match.Few talks are going on about his selection for his home team Bangalore Royal Challengers this year.Well if he plays to his potential then he will leave few best cricketers behind.