With the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 all set to start in South Africa from January 17, here’s a look at the complete match schedule.
The ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 kicks off on January 17 in South Africa and will see the next generation of cricketing heroes in action. There will be a series of warm-up matches in the build-up to the tournament from January 12 to January 15.
The home side will get the tournament underway against Afghanistan U-19 on January 17 at the De Beers Diamond Oval in Kimberley. Defending champions India will start their campaign on January 19 against Sri Lanka at the Manguang Oval in Bloemfontein.
Nigeria, who will make their first appearance in the tournament’s history this year, will play their first match against Australia on January 20. The final will be played at the JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom on February 09.
The teams have been divided into four groups, with each consisting of four teams. India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Japan find themselves in Group A. Australia, England, West Indies and Nigeria have been assigned Group B. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and Scotland are part of Group C while South Africa, Afghanistan, Canada and United Arab Emirates fall under Group D.
The teams have been divided into four groups as follows
Group A:India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Japan
Group B:Australia, England, West Indies, Nigeria
Group C:Pakistan, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Scotland
Group D:South Africa, Afghanistan, Canada, United Arab Emirates
ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 Match Schedule
All matches are scheduled to begin at 08:00 AM GMT (10:00 AM LOCAL)
|1||17/01/2019||D||South Africa vs Afghanistan||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|2||18/01/2019||C||Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|3||18/01/2019||A||New Zealand vs Japan||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|4||18/01/2019||D||UAE vs Canada||Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein|
|5||18/01/2019||B||Australia vs West Indies||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|6||19/01/2019||C||Pakistan vs Scotland||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|7||19/01/2019||A||India vs Sri Lanka||Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein|
|8||20/01/2019||B||England vs West Indies||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|9||20/01/2019||B||Australia vs Nigeria||Country Club B Field, Kimberley|
|10||21/01/2019||C||Bangladesh vs Scotland||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|11||21/01/2019||A||India vs Japan||Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein|
|12||22/01/2019||D||South Africa vs Canada||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|13||22/01/2019||D||Afghanistan vs UAE||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|14||22/01/2019||C||Pakistan vs Zimbabwe||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|15||22/01/2019||A||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein|
|16||23/01/2019||B||Australia vs England||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|17||23/01/2019||B||West Indies vs Nigeria||Country Club B Field, Kimberley|
|18||24/01/2019||C||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|19||24/01/2019||D||Afghanistan vs Canada||North-West University No2 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|20||24/01/2019||A||India vs New Zealand||Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein|
|21||25/01/2019||A||Sri Lanka vs Japan||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|22||25/01/2019||C||Zimbabwe vs Scotland||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|23||25/01/2019||D||South Africa vs UAE||Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein|
|24||25/01/2019||B||England vs Nigeria||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|25||27/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Quarter-Final 2||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|26||27/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Quarter-Final 1||North-West University No2 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|27||28/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Quarter-Final 1||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|28||28/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Quarter-Final 3||North-West University No2 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|29||28/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Quarter-Final 4||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|30||29/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Quarter-Final 2||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|31||30/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Playoff Semi-Final 2||North-West University No2 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|32||30/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Playoff Semi-Final 1||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|33||30/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Semi-Final 1||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|34||30/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Quarter-Final 3||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|35||31/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Quarter-Final 4||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|36||31/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Semi-Final 2||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|37||01/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 13th Place Playoff||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|38||01/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 15th Place Playoff||North-West University No2 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|39||01/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 5th Place Playoff Semi-Final 1||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|40||02/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 5th Place Playoff Semi-Final 2||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|41||02/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 11th Place Playoff||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|42||03/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Final||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|43||04/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Semi-Final 1||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|44||05/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 7th Place Playoff||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|45||06/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Semi-Final 2||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|46||07/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 5th Place Playoff||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|47||08/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, 3rd Place Playoff||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|48||09/02/2019||TBC vs TBC, Final||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 Team Squads
New Zealand:Jesse Tashkoff (Captain), Kristian Clarke, Adithya Ashok, Hayden Dickson, Joey Field, Simon Keene, Fergus Lellman, Nicholas Lidstone, David Hancock, Rhys Mariu, William O’Rourke, Ben Pomare, Quinn Sunde, Oliver White, Beckham Wheeler-Greenall.
Sri Lanka:Nipun Dananjaya (Captain), Sonal Dinusha, Ashian Daniel, Thaveesha Kahaduwaarachchi, Kamil Mishara, Dilshan Madushanka, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Navod Paranavithana, Matheesha Pathirana, Ravindu Rasantha, Mohammed Shamaaz, Amshi de Silva, Sudeera Thilakaratne, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Chamindu Wijesinghe.
England:George Balderson (Captain), Ben Charlesworth, Tom Clark, Kasey Aldridge, Jordan Cox, Scott Currie, Blake Cullen, Harry Duke, Joey Evison, Lewis Goldsworthy, Jack Haynes, Dan Mousley, George Hill, Sam Young, Hamidullah Qadri.
Canada:Ashtan Deosammy (Captain), Benjamin Calitz, Harmandeep Singh Bedi, Arshdeep Dhaliwal, Rishiv Joshi, Gurjot Gosal, Muhammad Kamal, Akhil Kumar, Nicholas Manohar, Randhir Sandhu, Eshan Sensarma, Raqib Shamsudeen, Ayush Verma, Udaybir Walia, Mihir Patel.
India:Priyam Garg (Captain), Dhruv Jurel, Tilak Varma, Divyaansh Saxena, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyansh Joshi, Shashwat Rawat, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil, Kumar Kushagra.
Japan:Marcus Thurgate (Captain), Max Clements, Neel Date, Tushar Chaturvedi, Kento Ota-Dobell, Sora Ichiki, Ishaan Fartyal,Leon Mehlig, Masato Morita, Shu Noguchi, Yugandhar Retharekar, Reiji Suto, Debashish Sahoo, Kazumasa Takahashi, Ashley Thurgate.
Australia:Cooper Connolly, Sam Fanning, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Oliver Davies, Mackenzie Harvey, Corey Kelly, Liam Marshall, Lachlan Hearne, Todd Murphy, Patrick Rowe, Tanveer Sangha, Liam Scott, Bradley Simpson, Connor Sully, Matthew Willans.
Afghanistan:Farhan Zakhil (Captain), Sediqullah Atal, Noor Ahmad, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Fazal Haque, Imran Mir, Jamshid Miralikhil, Abid Mohammadi, Ishaq Mohammadi, Asif Musazai, Abdul Rahman, Abidullah Taniwal, Rahmanullah Zadran, Zohaib Zamankhil, Ibrahim Zadran.
Bangladesh:Akbar Ali (Captain), Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Towhid Hridoy, Avishek Das, Parvez Hossain Emon, Tanzid Hasan,Rakibul Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Murad, Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mohammad Shahin.
Nigeria:Sylvester Okpe (Captain), Rasheed Abolarin, Peter Aho,Mohameed Taiwo, Shehu Audu, Oche Boniface Isaac Danladi, Miracle Akhigbe, Miracle Ikaige, Akhere Isesele, Abdulrahman Jimoh, Samuel Mba, Olayinka Olaleye, Sulaimon Runsewe, Ifeanyichukwu Uboh.
Pakistan:Rohail Nazir (Captain), Haider Ali, Qasim Akram, Abbas Afridi, Aamir Ali, Abdul Bangalzai, Mohammad Haris, Fahad Munir, Mohammad Huraira, Tahir Hussain, Arish Ali Khan, Mohammad Irfan Khan, Amir Khan, Mohammad Shehzad, Mohammad Wasim.
Scotland:Angus Guy (Captain), Jamie Cairns, Jasper Davidson, Daniel Cairns, Ben Davidson, Sean Fischer-Keogh, Callum Grant, Rory Hanley, Tom Mackintosh, Durness Mackay-Champion, Euan McBeth, Liam Naylor, Uzzair Shah, Kess Sajjad, Charlie Pee.
South Africa:Bryce Parsons (Captain), Luke Beaufort, Khanya Cotani, Jonathan Bird, Merrick Brett, Gerald Coetzee, Tyrese Karelse, Mondli Khumalo, Achille Cloete, Jack Lees, Andrew Louw, Levert Manje, Odirile Modimokoane, Pheku Moletsane, Tiaan van Vuuren.
UAE:Aryan Lakra (Captain), Chathiyan Dashan, Muhammad Farazuddin, Vriitya Aravind, Jonathan Figy, Osama Hassan, Rishabh Mukherjee, Ali Naseer, Palaniapan Meiyappan, Wasi Shah, Alishan Sharafu, Sanchit Sharma, Kai Smith, Akasha Tahir, Ansh Tandon.
West Indies:Kimani Melius (Captain), Daniel Beckford, Kelvon Anderson, Joshua James, Matthew Forde, Mbeki Joseph, Leonardo Julien, Avinash Mahabirsingh, Kirk McKenzie, Antonio Morris, Ashmead Nedd, Matthew Patrick, Jayden Seales, Nyeem Young, Ramon Simmonds.
Zimbabwe:Dion Myers (Captain), Wesley Madhevere, Emmanuel Bawa, Gareth Chirawu, Priviledge Chesa, Ahomed Rameez Ebrahim, Dylan Grant, Brandon James, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Tadiwanashe Nyangani, Luke Oldknow, Samuel Ruwisi, Dane Schadendorf, Milton Shumba, Taurayi Tugwete.