Icc Under 19 World Cup

  • India beat West Indies by 46 runs to finish fifth in U-19 World Cup February 27, 2014

    Sharjah: India finished fifth in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the West Indies by 46 runs in a high-scoring classification match on Thursday. In the fifth/sixth position play-off match, India overcame Tagenarine Chanderpaul's century to emerge victorious at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Opting to bat...
  • As it happened: India vs England, U19 World Cup quarterfinals February 22, 2014

    ENGLAND INNINGS (chasing 222 to win) Chasing a challenging total of 222, the England batsmen held their nerve and closed the contest in the last over. End of 49.1 overs: Rob Jones (28*) and Rob Sayer (10*) held their nerves to take England past the finish line. Jones struck a boundary off...
  • As it happened: Under19 World Cup, India vs Papua New Guinea February 19, 2014

    Papua New Guinea Innings (chasing 302 to win): Match over: Riding on a superb batting show by Sanju Samson (86) and magnificent bowling by Kuldeep Yadav (4 for 10), India defeated Papua New Guinea by 245 runs in their Under19 Cricket World Cup match at Sharjah. Chasing a mammoth 302run target,...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, U19 World Cup February 15, 2014

    Sarfaraz Khan (74) and Sanju Samson (68) scored halfcenturies while Deepak Hooda picked up five wickets as India registered a convincing win. 6.15 p.m. (IST) India claimed the remaining Pakistan wickets, with Deepak Hooda picking 5 for 41. Chama Milind, Aamir Gani and Sarfaraz Khan picked up...
  • U19 WC: England, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Zimbabwe win February 14, 2014

    Dubai: A 151run fourth wicket partnership between Ed Barnard and Ben Duckett provided 1998 champions England a solid start in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup as they defeated the hosts United Arab Emirates by 213 runs in Abu Dhabi today. In the other matches of the day, West Indies let...
  • Pakistan the team to beat at U19 World Cup: Sanju Samson February 14, 2014

    Current batting sensation Virat Kohli owes the foundation of his current iconic status to the U19 World Cup, and young batting star from Kerala Sanju Viswanath Samson hope to follow in his footsteps at the 2014 edition beginning in the UAE from February 14. Samson made headlines after he...
  • Chance for U19 players to showcase talent at World Cup February 13, 2014

    Dubai: Future stars will get a chance to show their talent, potential and prowess when the ICC U19 World Cup gets underway across the United Arab Emirates on Friday. The tournament has provided impetus to the careers of stalwarts like Michael Atherton, InzamamulHaq, Nasser Hussain, Brian Lara, Sanath Jayasuriya and Graeme...
  • India, Pakistan favourites to progress to Super League in Under19 World Cup February 8, 2014

    Dubai: Defending champions India and twotime former winners Pakistan are favourites to progress to the Super League quarterfinals from Group A in the ICC Under19 World Cup that will be staged across the UAE from February 14 to March 1. India, to be led by Maharashtra toporder batsman Vijay Zol, along...
  • Vijay Zol to lead India at ICC U19 World Cup February 8, 2014

    Vijay Zol has been named as India captain for the ICC Under 19 World Cup starting in the United Arab Emirates on February 15. Zol also led India to junior Asia Cup title recently. The Maharashtra batsman was also part of the Unmukt Chandled team that lifted the cup last time. The...
  • We are confident of doing well in Under19 Cricket World Cup: Vijay Zol February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra batsman Vijay Zol, who led the India under19 squad to the Asia Cup title, on Tuesday said the team would not rest on its laurels and look to perform well in next month's Junior World Cup in the UAE. "The team has been doing well for the last four...
  • India to launch U19 World Cup title defence against Pakistan February 9, 2014

    Dubai: Defending champions India will open their ICC U19 Cricket World Cup campaign against archrivals and twotime winners Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on February 15. The tournament will be staged across seven venues in the UAE from February 14 to March 1 and will also be participated in...
  • I knew Unmukt would do it, says proud father August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: There are few prouder men in the country at the moment than Bharat Chand Thakur, father of India Under19 captain Unmukt Chand who on Sunday scored an exceptional century to lead his team to the ICC U19 World Cup in Townsville. "I am a proud dad now. I...
  • Unmukt plays down India callup suggestions August 28, 2012

    Mumbai: His sterling performance at the junior level might have brought him in content_cnion for a slot in the senior side but India's under19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand Tuesday said that he is not looking too far ahead and wants to do well for India A in the...
  • Unmukt is more talented than Gambhir: Coach August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: For a coach, it is as difficult to compare two of his favourite students as it is for a parent to discriminate between kids but Sanjay Bhardwaj feels that India U19 captain Unmukt Chand is a better talent than his other illustrious ward Gautam Gambhir. "Unmukt is certainly more...
  • Unmukt is ready for senior team: Akram August 26, 2012

    Townsville (Australia): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram on Sunday lavished praise on India U19 skipper Unmukt Chand for guiding his team to its third World Cup title here on Sunday and said the opener is ready to play for the senior side. Describing Chand's unbeaten 111run knock as the best innings...
  • Has Unmukt Chand made it large? August 26, 2012

    Indias Under19 captain Unmukt Chand has been in incredible form since April 2012, when he led India to victory in a quadrangular tournament final in Australia with an unbeaten 112 in the final against the hosts. That was followed with a centuries in the semifinals and final of the Asia...
  • Unmukt's father proud of victorious India August 26, 2012

    Speaking to the CNNIBN, Unmukt's father said, he is proud of the young World Cup winning Indian team. ...
  • We were confident of victory: Smit Patel August 26, 2012

    Towsville (Australia): India's Smit Patel, who hit the winning runs in the ICC U19 World Cup final against Australia, on Sunday said he was always confident of victory. "It was awesome batting with (captain) Unmukt (Chand). He is a matchwinner," said Patel, who remained unbeaten on 62. "We kept discussing our strategy...
  • U19 WC, 2nd semifinal: As it happened August 23, 2012

    New Zealand Innings (chasing 210 to win): 50th over: New Zealand 209 for 9. India beat New Zealand by 9 runs to reach the ICC Under19 World Cup final where they will meet the hosts Australia. 49th over: NZ 192 for 9. Run out! Smit Patel right on the money as he...
  • U19 WC: Aus beat SA to reach final August 21, 2012

    Australia became the first team to make it to the final of the ICC Under19 World Cup courtesy a fourwicket win over South Africa at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville on Tuesday. This was a win fashioned in the field when the hosts battery of pace bowlers kept South Africa...
  • Unmukt admits to nervousness after QF win August 20, 2012

    Townsville: The IndiaPakistan games over the years have been tense and India U19 captain Unmukt Chand did admit that he was very "nervous" and "shivering" till the last wicket pair of Harmeet Singh and Sandeep Sharma guided India to a onewicket victory. "I was very nervous, I had goose bumps. I...
  • U19 WC: India pip Pakistan to reach semis August 20, 2012

    India Under19s secured a place in the ICC Under19 World Cup with a onewicket win over Pakistan which was far from convincing as they made heavy weather of a modest target of 137. Sandeep Sharmas opening over, which reduced Pakistan to 0 for 2, set the tone for a lowscoring...
  • India Pak lock horns in U19 WC quarterfinal August 20, 2012

    Cricketing rivalry between India and Pakistan has always been compelling. It generates tremendous anticipation among the fans and media alike around the world. Even the under19 matches between the archrivals are played with cracking intensity and players from both the countries leave no stone unturned to win the match. Under19...
  • U19 WC: SA down Eng to set up Aus semis August 19, 2012

    South Africa thrashed England by 103 runs to set up the ICC Under19 World Cup semifinal with Australia at the Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville on Sunday. Chasing 245 to win, the English team was 101 for 1 at one time before skittling for 141 in 40.3 overs. Offspinner Prenelan Subrayen...
  • U19 WC: Allround Passi keeps India alive August 14, 2012

    Drafted into the side as a lastminute replacement, Kamal Passi put in a performance to remember as India bounced back from defeat in their campaign opener with a 63run win over Zimbabwe on day four of the ICC Under19 World Cup at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville. Having walked out...
  • India lose to WI in their U19 WC opener August 12, 2012

    India resumed their ICC Under19 World Cup campaign with a fourwicket loss to West Indies in a Group C encounter at the Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville on Sunday. The Indians batted poorly for their 166 for 8, which the Caribbean team got in 47.1 overs. Anthony Alleyne (52), Kyle Mayers...
  • U19 WC, day 1: Easy wins for Ban, Aus, Pak August 13, 2012

    Bangladesh shocked Sri Lanka in their ICC Under19 World Cup Group D opener at the Allan Border Field at Brisbane on Saturday. Chasing 250 to win, the Sri Lankans were never in the game and despite Angelo Jayasinghe's 83 they were bowled out for 224 in 48.4 overs. Mediumpacer Saumya Sarkar...
  • Cummins in Aus U19 WC squad June 18, 2012

    Dubai: Fast bowler Pat Cummins has been named in Australias provisional squad for the ICC Under19 World Cup to be held in Queensland in August. Cummins, 19, was recently recalled to the senior team for the oneday matches against England and Ireland this month, having recovered from a fiveandahalfmonth injury...