ICC announces schedule for the Under 19 World Cup 2020

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The ICC have announced the schedule for Under 19 World Cup 2020 to be played from 17th January to 9th February in South Africa. There is a total of 16 teams with 4 teams in each Group. The top two teams in each Group will qualify for the Super League. It will be played across 8 venues in South Africa.

Nigeria, United Arab Emirates, Scotland, Japan, Canada have made it into the Under 19 World Cup history for the first time.

Group A comprise of defending Champions India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Japan who qualified from Eastern Pacific region. India will start its title defence against Sri Lanka on 19th January, then by Japan on 20th January and the final group match against New Zealand on 24th January.

In Group B, runners up from 2018 Under 19 World Cup Australia, West Indies, England and Nigeria who qualified from the African region.

Group C consist of Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Scotland. The 2014 winner South Africa, Afghanistan, first time qualifiers from Asia UAE and Canada who qualified from Americas region comprise of Group D.

Here we look at the schedule of ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020

Group A

  1. New Zealand versus Japan (18th January 2020)- North West University Oval, Potchefstroom
  2. India versus Sri Lanka (19th January 2020)- Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
  3. India versus Japan (21st January 2020)- Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
  4. New Zealand versus Sri Lanka (22nd January 2020)- Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
  5. India versus New Zealand (24th January 2020)- Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
  6. Sri Lanka versus Japan (25th January 2020)- North West University Oval, Potchefstroom

Group B

  1. Australia versus West Indies (18th January 2020)- Diamond Oval, Kimberley
  2. England versus West Indies (19th January 2020)- Diamond Oval, Kimberley
  3. Australia versus Nigeria (20th January 2020)- Country Club B Field, Kimberley
  4. Australia versus England (23rd January 2020)- Diamond Oval, Kimberley
  5. West Indies versus Nigeria (23rd January 2020)- Country Club B Field, Kimberley
  6. England versus Nigeria (25th January 2020)- Diamond Oval, Kimberley

Group C

  1. Bangladesh versus Zimbabwe (18th January 2020)- JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom
  2. Pakistan versus Scotland (19th January 2020)- North West University Oval, Potchefstroom
  3. Bangladesh versus Scotland (21st January 2020)- Witrand Oval, Potchefstroom
  4. Pakistan versus Zimbabwe (22nd January 2020)- Witrand Oval, Potchefstroom
  5. Pakistan versus Bangladesh (24th January 2020)- JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom
  6. Zimbabwe versus Scotland (25th January 2020)- Witrand Oval, Potchefstroom

Group D

  1. South Africa versus Afghanistan (17th January 2020)- Diamond Oval, Kimberley
  2. United Arab Emirates versus Canada (18th January 2020)- Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
  3. South Africa versus Canada (22nd January 2020)- JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom
  4. Afghanistan versus UAE (22nd January 2020)- North West University Oval, Potchefstroom
  5. Afghanistan versus Canada ( 24th January 2020)- Ibbies Oval, Potchefstroom

 

  1. South Africa versus UAE (25th January 2020)- Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

 

Super League quarterfinals

  1. 1st quarterfinals – 28th January 2020 (JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom)- 1st quarterfinals
  2. 2nd quarterfinals – 29th January 2020 ( Willimore Park, Benoni)- 2nd quarterfinals
  3. 3rd quarterfinals – 30th January 2020 (JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom)- 3rd quarterfinals
  4. 4th quarterfinals – 31st January 2020 ( Willimore Park, Benoni)- 4th quarterfinals

Super League Semi-finals

  1. Semi-finals 1- 4th February 2020 (JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom)
  2. Semi-finals 2- 6th February 2020 ( JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom)

Finals

9th February- ( JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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