Unmukt Chand got an opportunity to play in domestic cricket at the age of just 16 and was seen as the future of Team India at that time. Unmukt Chand scored a 35-run knock against Gujarat in his first home match and scored a half-century in the next match. After this, he was made the captain of the Indian Under-19 team and under his captaincy, India U19 Team won the World Cup in the year 2012 under his captaincy.
Everything was going well for Unmukt Chand, but his form declined completely, he was struggling to stay in his state team as well. He was dropped from the Delhi team last season and was not selected for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He also played in IPL, but due to his poor form, he has to left his IPL franchise.
Now Unmukt is all set to make a fresh start with the new team once again. He will now be seen playing for Uttarakhand in the coming domestic season and he has also been made the captain of the team. The 26-year-old batsman has been in and out of the Delhi team over the years. Because of this, he was forced to change his Ranji team.
Unmukt said that he did not play well for Delhi for the last 2-3 years. He also bounced back several times, but he was repeatedly dropped. “Now for me every match is like my comeback match. Playing for Delhi was a great experience for me, but Uttarakhand is now the next challenge for me. This place is like home for me. I hope I will be able to do well for this team.” Chand said further.
Delhi has given the AOC to Unmukt so that he can play for Uttarakhand’s team. However, on leaving his team Delhi, he said “this is a very emotional moment for me. It was a tough decision to leave the team. I enjoyed playing cricket in Delhi a lot.” He has played a total of 60 first class matches so far, scoring a total of 3184 runs at an average of 34.23.
He has so far scored 8 centuries and 16 half-centuries.