U-19 CWC

U19 World Cup victory just the kind of spark Bangladesh cricket needed

This wasn’t supposed to happen, right? How could a country that gained full-member status just a couple of decades back, and reached its first ever ICC tournament final, beat a nation that not only has won eight ICC titles previously but probably has one of the best domestic cricket and …

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Under-19 World Cup Final: Key players for India

India will take on Bangladesh in the finale of Under-19 World Cup 2020 on Sunday. While Bangladesh will be highly spirited to play their first ever final, India will have the task of defending their title. As always, Indian team is studded with some of the finest young cricketers of …

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Why Yashasvi Jaiswal & Divyansh Saxena are one of the best all-time batting pairs in Youth ODIs

A solid foundation is the first and foremost requirement for building a tall structure. Stronger the foundation, higher are its chances of surviving the test of time and other external forces. And this is the very reason why the India U-19 team made it to the final of the ongoing …

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ICC U19 World Cup Super League quarterfinal Phase winning predictions

The under-19 World Cup has reached the quarterfinal phase with the top two teams from each of the four groups pushed into the Super League knockouts and the bottom two going into the Plate League. The four quarter final matches give way to the semi-finals which in turn decides the …

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Shafiqullah Ghafari, Tanveer Sangha and Ravi Bishnoi – Leggies dominating U-19 World Cup

The ICC Under-19 World Cup kicked off in a grand manner last Friday when a spirited Afghanistan U-19 side took down hosts South Africa by a massive margin of 90 runs. It was leg-spinner Shafiqullah Ghafari’s six-wicket haul that led to the destruction of the Proteas.  Ghafari produced a mesmerizing …

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ICC U19 World Cup 2020 Team Preview: England walk into the tournament with an imposing squad

Coach: Jon Lewis Captain: George Balderson Previous Edition: Seventh Best Finish: Champions in 1998 Team Overview: The England U-19 side would like to shrug off the disappointment of their dismal outing in 2018 as they come into this tournament with a far more convincing squad than what they walked in …

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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 Team Preview: Australia enter the tournament with one of the strongest squads on paper

Coach: Chris Rogers Captain: Mackenzie Harvey Previous Edition: Second Best Finish : Champions (1988, 2002 and 2010) Team Overview: Australia enjoyed quite a successful run in 2018 until they stumbled in the final hurdle against a strong Indian U-19 outfit. So they would be eager to make amends this time …

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ICC U19 World Cup 2020 Team Preview: Sri Lanka’s fortunes will depend on skipper Nipun Dananjaya

Coach: Hashan Tillakaratne Captain: Nipun Dananjaya Previous Edition: Ninth Best Finish: Second in 2000 Team Overview: Sri Lanka didn’t have the best of campaigns last time around. They finished at a lowly ninth position and that’s why they would be hungry to do better this time. Moreover, they have done …

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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 Team Preview- Japan looking to learn from maiden World Cup appearance

Coach: Dhugal Bedingfield Captain: Marcus Thurgate Last Edition: Did not Qualify Best Finish: NA (Maiden Appearance this year) Team Overview: This is a proud moment for Japan as the U-19 side is the first team from the country to qualify for any of ICC’s global events. Even though they would …

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