ICC Under19 World Cup 2020 will take place in South Africa from 17th January, 2020 till 09th February, 2020. This will be 13th edition of U19 Cricket World Cup and its second time in U19 World Cup history that South Africa is hosting this tournament after hosting once earlier in 1998.
History of U19 Cricket World Cups
First edition of U19 World Cup took place in Australia in 1988 and it was named as Youth World Cup instead of U19 World Cup. It took International Cricket Council another ten years in arranging second edition of U19 world cup in South Africa. Since then so far 12 editions of U19 World Cups took place till date. Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka hosted U19 world cup twice, whereas Malaysia and UAE hosted the event once since its inception.
Winners of ICC U19 Cricket World Cups
Australia won the inaugural edition of ICC U19 World Cup in 1988 and won the tournament twice again in 2002 and 2010 and taking its tournaments tally to 3 which is second most after India who won the ICC U19 World Cup four times (2000, 2008, 2012 & 2018) and is also the defending champion in current edition of ICC Under 19 World Cup.
Pakistan won the ICC U19 World Cup twice in 2004 & 2006 and in the process Pakistan became the only team in tournaments history to defend its title successfully in 2006. England, South Africa and West Indies are the other teams to have won the ICC U19 World Cups.
|1998||England||New Zealand||South Africa|
|2000||India||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
|2002||Australia||South Africa||New Zealand|
2020 Under 19 Cricket World Cup
ICC Under19 World Cup 2020 will be hosted by South Africa and 16 divided in four groups will battle it out in 49 games spanned over 23 days.
Groups For ICC U19 World Cup 2020
Group A For ICC U19 World Cup 2020: India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Japan
Group B For ICC U19 World Cup 2020: Australia, England, West Indies, Nigeria
Group C For ICC U19 World Cup 2020: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Scotland
Group D For ICC U19 World Cup 2020: Afghanistan, South Africa, UAE, Canada
Squads for ICC U19 World Cup 2020
India Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Priyam Garg (captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Divyaansh Saxena, Dhruv Chand Jurel (vice-captain & wk), Shashwat Rawat, Divyansh Joshi, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra (wk), Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil.
New Zealand Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Jesse Tashkoff (c), Adithya Ashok, Kristian Clarke, Hayden Dickson, Joey Field, David Hancock, Simon Keene, Fergus Lellman, Nicholas Lidstone, Rhys Mariu, William O’Rourke, Ben Pomare, Quinn Sunde, Beckham Wheeler-Greenall, Oliver White.
Sri Lanka Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Nipun Dananjaya (captain), Navod Paranavithana, Kamil Mishara, Ahan Wickremesinghe, Sonal Dinusha, Ravindu Rashantha, Mohammed Shamaaz, Thaveesha Abhishek, M.A. Chamindu Wijesinghe, Ashen Daniel, Dilum Sudeera, Kavindu Nadeeshan, L.M. Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Amshi De Silva
Japan Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Marcus Thurgate (c), Max Clements, Tushar Chaturvedi, Neel Date (vc), Kento Ota-Dobell, Ishaan Fartyal, Sora Ichiki, Leon Mehlig, Masato Morita, Shu Noguchi, Yugandhar Retharekar, Debashish Sahoo, Reiji Suto, Kazumasa Takahashi, Ashley Thurgate.
Australia Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: 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
England Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: George Balderson (c), Kasey Aldridge, Ben Charlesworth, Tom Clark, Jordan Cox, Blake Cullen, Scott Currie, Harry Duke, Joey Evison, Lewis Goldsworthy, Jack Haynes, George Hill, Dan Mousley, Hamidullah Qadri, Sam Young
West Indies Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Kevlon Anderson, Daniel Beckford, Matthew Forde, Joshua James, Nyeem Young, Antonio Morris, Ashmead Nedd, Mbeki Joseph, Leonardo Julian, Avinash Mahabirsingh, Kirk McKenzie, Ramon Simmonds, Matthew Patrick, Jayden Seales.
Nigeria Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Sylvester Okpe (c), Mohameed Taiwo (vc), Rasheed Abolarin, Peter Aho, Miracle Akhigbe, Shehu Audu, Oche Boniface, Isaac Danladi, Miracle Ikaige, Akhere Isesele, Abdulrahman Jimoh, Samuel Mba, Olayinka Olaleye, Sulaimon Runsewe, Ifeanyichukwu Uboh
Pakistan Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Rohail Nazir (captain), Aamir Ali, Fahad Munir, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Aarish Ali Khan, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Wasim, Qasim Akram, Mohammad Aamir Khan, Haider Ali, , Mohammad Aamir Ali, Mohammad Irfan Khan, Mohammad Basit, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai.
Bangladesh Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Akbar Ali (c), Tawhid Hridoy, Tanzid Hasan, Parvez Hossain Emon, Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Mohammad Mirttunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Avishek Das, Shoriful Islam, Mohammad Shahin Alom, Rakibul Hasan, Hasan Morad
Zimbabwe Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Dion Myers (c), Wesley Madhevere (vc), Emmanuel Bawa, Privilege Chesa, Gareth Chirawu, Ahomed Rameez Ebrahim, Dylan Grant, Brandon James, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Tadiwanashe Nyangani, Luke Oldknow, Samuel Ruwisi, Dane Schadendorf, Milton Shumba, Taurayi Tugwete
Scotland Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Angus Guy, Tom Mackintosh, Ben Davidson, Callum Grant, Charlie Pee, Daniel Cairns, Durness Mackay-Champion, Euan McBeth, Jamie Cairns, Jasper Davidson, Kess Sajjad, Liam Naylor, Rory Hanley, Sean Fischer-Keogh, Uzzair Shah
Afghanistan Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Farhan Zakhil (c), Sediq Atal, Rahmanullah Zadran, Ibrahim Zadran, Ishaq Mohammadi, Noor Ahmad, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Jamshid Mir Alikhil, Abdul Rahman, Abid Taniwal, Fazal Haq, Imran Mir, Zohaib Zamankhil, Asif Musazai and Abid Mohammadi
South Africa Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Bryce Parsons (c), Khanya Cotani (vc), Luke Beaufort, Jonathan Bird, Merrick Brett, Achille Cloete, Gerald Coetzee, Tyrese Karelse, Mondli Khumalo, Jack Lees, Andrew Louw, Levert Manje, Odirile Modimokoane,Pheku Moletsane, Tiaan van Vuuree
UAE Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Aryan Lakra (C), Vriitya Aravind, Osama Hassan, Alishan Sharafu, Wasi Shah, Akasha Tahir, Karthik Meiyappan, Sanchit Sharma, Ansh Tandon, Mohammad Faraazuddin, Jonathon Figy, Ali Naseer, Kai Smith, Chathiyan Dashan and Rishab Mukherjee.
Canada Squad For U19 World Cup 2020: Astan Deosammy (Captain), Akhil Kumar, Arshdeep Dhaliwal, Ayush Verma, Benjamin Calitz, Eshan Sensarma, Gurjot Gosal, Mihir Patel, Muhammad Kamal, Nicholas Manohar, Randhir Sandhu, Raqib Shamsudeen, Rishiv Joshi, Udaybir Walia and Harmandeep Singh Bedi.
Schedule of 2020 U19 Crciket World Cup
|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|
|34||30/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Semi-Final 1||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|35||30/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Quarter-Final 3||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|36||31/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Quarter-Final 4||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|37||31/01/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Semi-Final 2||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|38||1/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 13th Place Playoff||Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom|
|39||1/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 15th Place Playoff||North-West University No2 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|40||1/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 5th Place Playoff Semi-Final 1||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|41||2/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 5th Place Playoff Semi-Final 2||North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom|
|42||2/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 11th Place Playoff||Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
|43||3/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, Plate Final||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|44||4/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Semi-Final 1||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|45||5/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 7th Place Playoff||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|46||6/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, Super League Semi-Final 2||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
|47||7/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 5th Place Playoff||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|48||8/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, 3rd Place Playoff||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|49||9/2/2019||TBC vs TBC, Final||Senwes Park, Potchefstroom|
Match Timings of ICC U19 World Cup 2020
- ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 10:00 AM in South Africa as per South African Standard Time. Zimbabwe viewers can also log onto same time as well.
- For viewers in England ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 08:00 AM as per UK national timings.
- In Caribbean Islands ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 04:00 AM
- Nigerian nationals can see their team in action at ICC U19 World Cup Matches at 09:00 AM.
- ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 01:30 PM in India as per Indian Standard Time.
- ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 01:00 PM in Pakistan as per Pakistan Standard Time.
- ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 09:00 PM in New Zealand as per their Local Time.
- In Sri Lanka ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 01:30 PM
- In Japan ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 05:00 as per their standard timings.
- Bangladesh viewers can log onto respective channels at 02:00 PM to see all live actions from ICC U19 World Cup 2020.
- Scottish viewers can watch ICC U19 World Cup Matches form 08:00 AM as per their local time.
- ICC U19 World Cup Matches will start at 12:00 AM in UAE.
- Canadian viewers might have to get as early as 03:00 AM to see live actions from ICC U19 World Cup as per their standard time.
- If you are residing in any other country than you may calculate time difference from 08:00 AM GMT.
Live Broadcast of 2020 U19 Cricket World Cup
India Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Afghanistan can watch matches of ICC U19 World Cup live on Strasports.
In South Africa SuperSports will telecast live coverage of ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020.
United Kingdom and United States of American viewers can watch 2020 U19 cricket World Cup on Sky Sports and Willow TV respectively.
Sky Sport NZ will broadcast all matches Live in New Zealand;.
OSN Sports Cricket HD to cover ICC U19 World Cup matches in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
PTV Sports and Ten Sports will bring all the action live in Pakistan from 2020 U19 Cricket World Cup.
ICC U19 World Cup 2020 Channel Guide
|Countries / Region||TV Channel|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport NZ|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports, Ten Sports|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV (GTV)|
|Sri Lanka||SLRC (Channel Eye)|
|South East Asia||Fox Network Group|
|USA||Willow TV, Willow Xtra, Sling TV|
|MENA||OSN Sports Cricket HD|
|Canada||ATN HD Cricket Plus, CBS|
|Caribbean||ESPN Caribbean, ESPN 2 Caribbean|
|Brunei, Hong Kong||Star Cricket|
|Malaysia, Singapore||Star Cricket|
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 Live Streaming
For live streaming through websites and applications you may log onto any of the below mentioned apps / websites to see live actions.
- Foxtel Sports,
- OSN Play,
- Willow TV,
- Now TV,
- Sky Go,
- Foxtel N