Persistent and heavy rain forced the cancellation of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 third position play-off between Pakistan and New Zealand at the Willowmoore Park, Benoni on Saturday.
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020
The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 will take place between 17 January and 9 February 2020 in South Africa. Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies and Zimbabwe are automatic qualifiers and have been joined by five regional qualifiers Canada, Japan, Nigeria, Scotland and the UAE.
50 teams competed in the regional qualification process that took place in 2018 and 2019. In 2018, the Division 2 events took place in Africa, Asia and Europe with eight teams progressing to regional Division 1 events. Teams from the Americas and the EAP region had a one division qualifying process
In 2019, each region – Africa, Americas, Asia, EAP and Europe – hosted Division 1 events, where the winner of each – Nigeria, Canada, UAE, Japan and Scotland – qualified for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020.
About U19 Cricket World Cup
The Under-19 World Cup was first staged in 1988 as the Youth World Cup. After a 10-year hiatus, the tournament returned in its present form and has been held as a biennial event since 1998.
India have been the most successful team, winning the title four times, including in 2018. Australia have won it thrice, Pakistan twice, while England, South Africa and Windies have triumphed once each.
The 2018 edition was held in New Zealand, where the Prithvi Shaw-led Indian side were dominant throughout and won the final against Australia in convincing fashion, defeating them by eight wickets.
Group A: India, Japan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka.
Group B: Australia, England, Nigeria, West Indies.
Group C: Bangladesh, Pakistan, Scotland, Zimbabwe.
Group D: Afghanistan, Canada, South Africa, United Arab Emirates.
Farhan Zakhil (c) Noor Ahmad, Sediqullah Atal, Shafiqullah Ghafari ,Fazal Haque, Imran Mir, Jamshid Miralikhil ,Abid Mohammadi ,Mohammad Ishaq (wk) ,Asif Musazai ,Abdul Rahman ,Abidullah Taniwal, Ibrahim Zadran ,Rahmanullah, Zohaib Zamankhil.
Cooper Connolly, Oliver Davies, Sam Fanning, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Lachlan Hearne, Corey Kelly, Liam Marshall, Todd Murphy, Patrick Rowe, Tanveer Sangha, Liam Scott, Bradley Simpson, Connor Sully, Matthew Willans.
Akbar Ali (c), Towhid Hridoy (vc), Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Avishek Das, Parvez Hossain Emon , Rakibul Hasan, Tanzid Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Murad, Prantik Nawrose Nabil ,Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mohammad Shahin.
Ashtan Deosammy (c), Harmandeep Singh Bedi, Benjamin Calitz, Arshdeep Dhaliwal, Gurjot Gosal, Rishiv Joshi, Muhammad Kamal, Akhil Kumar, Nicholas Manohar, Mihir Patel, Randhir Sandhu, Eshan Sensarma, Raqib Shamsudeen, Ayush Verma, Udaybir Walia.
George Balderson, Kasey Aldridge, Ben Charlesworth, Tom Clark, Jordan Cox, Blake Cullen,Scott Currie, Harry Duke (wk), Joey Evison, Lewis Goldsworthy, Hamidullah Qadri, Jack Haynes, George Hill (VC), Dan Mousley , Sam Young.
Priyam Garg (c) ,Dhruv Jurel (vc, wk) ,Yashasvi Jaiswal ,Tilak Varma ,Divyaansh Saxena ,Shashwat Rawat ,Shubhang Hegde ,Ravi Bishnoi ,Akash Singh ,Kartik Tyagi ,Atharva Ankolekar ,Kumar Kushagra (wk) ,Sushant Mishra ,Vidyadhar Patil
Marcus Thurgate (c, wk) ,Neel Date (vc) ,Max Clements ,Tushar Chaturvedi ,Kento Ota-Dobell ,Ishaan Fartyal ,Sora Ichiki ,Leon Mehlig ,Masato Morita ,Shu Noguchi Yugandhar Retharekar ,Debashish Sahoo ,Reiji Suto ,Kazumasa Takahashi
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
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
Rohail Nazir (c, wk) ,Haider Ali (vc) ,Abbas Afridi ,Qasim Akram ,Aamir Ali ,Aarish Ali ,Abdul Bangalzai ,Mohammad Haris ,Fahad Munir ,Mohammad Huraira ,Tahir Hussain ,Irfan Khan ,Mohammad Amir Khan ,Muhammad Shehzad, Mohammad Wasim
Angus Guy (c) ,Daniel Cairns ,Jamie Cairns ,Jasper Davidson ,Ben Davidson ,Sean Fischer-Keogh ,Callum Grant ,Rory Hanley ,Tom Mackintosh ,Durness Mackay-Champion Euan McBeth ,Liam Naylor ,Charlie Peet ,Kess Sajjad ,Uzzair Shah
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 Vuuren
Nipun Dananjaya (c) ,Ashian Daniel ,Sonal Dinusha ,Thaveesha Kahaduwaarachchi ,Dilshan Madushanka ,Kamil Mishara ,Kavindu Nadeeshan ,Navod Paranavithana ,Matheesha Pathirana ,Ravindu Rasantha ,Mohammed Shamaaz ,Amshi de Silva ,Sudeera Thilakaratne ,Ahan Wickramasinghe ,Chamindu Wijesinghe
Aryan Lakra (c) ,Vriitya Aravind ,Deshan Chethyia ,Muhammad Farazuddin ,Jonathan Figy ,Osama Hassan ,Palaniapan Meiyappan ,Rishabh Mukherjee ,Ali Naseer ,Wasi Shah ,Alishan Sharafu Sanchit Sharma
,Kai Smith ,Akasha Tahir ,Ansh Tandon
Kimani Melius (c) ,Kelvon Anderson ,Daniel Beckford ,Matthew Forde ,Joshua James ,Mbeki Joseph ,Leonardo Julien ,Avinash Mahabirsingh ,Kirk McKenzie ,Antonio Morris ,Ashmead Nedd ,Matthew Patrick ,Jayden Seales ,Ramon Simmonds
Dion Myers (c) ,Wesley Madhevere (vc) ,Emmanuel Bawa ,Priviledge Chesa ,Gareth Chirawu,Ahomed Rameez Ebrahim,Dylan Grant,Brandon James,Tadiwanashe Marumani,Tadiwanashe Nyangani,Luke Oldknow,Samuel Ruwisi,Dane Schadendorf,Milton Shumba,Taurayi Tugwete