U 19 World Cup

  • U-19 World Cup: Resurgent Pakistan face tough test against South Africa in final March 1, 2014

    Dubai: South Africa will aim to break the title drought when they lock horns with two-time champion Pakistan in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. South Africa finished runner-up in the 2002 and 2008 tournaments while Pakistan remains the only side to win...
  • Pakistan edge England to enter U-19 World Cup final February 25, 2014

    In an absolute cracker of a match, Pakistan beat England by three wickets to enter the final of the Under-19 World Cup on Monday. Chasing England's 204 for seven, Pakistan turned the match around after losing seven wickets for 142 runs. The heroes for Pakistan were Zafar Gohar (37*), who was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kapil scolds Unmukt for skipping practice September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev on Friday slammed young cricketer Unmukt Chand for skipping practice for attending a Youth Summit and advised him to focus on the game. Unmukt, the Under19 World Cup winning captain, attended India Today's Youth Summit to speak on cricket when he is supposed...
  • It's for experts to decide my quality: Unmukt August 31, 2012

    Unmukt Chand is the flavor of the season, having led India to their third Under19 World Cup with an unbeaten 111 in the final against Australia to emerge as the Man of the Match. His superlative performance has drawn accolades from all quarters, not least from former Australian captain Ian...
  • Sky's the limit for Baba Aparajith August 31, 2012

    It has been a few days since India won the Under19 World Cup in Australia, but just like with some of his other teammates, the feeling of winning the trophy is yet to sink in for Baba Aparajith, the 18yearold from Tamil Nadu who emerged as one the notable bright...
  • WI performed well, says U19 captain Braithwaite August 29, 2012

    Bridgetown: West Indies colts captain Kraigg Braithwaite says his team performed well despite its failure to capture the Under19 World Cup down under. Of the ten matches played, the young West Indies lost two in the just ended 14team tournament in Australia. Braithwaite's side won a series of matches in the...
  • Interview: 'I'm elated,' says U19 star Sandeep August 29, 2012

    Though Unmukt Chand walked away with the kudos by cracking a fine hundred in the ICC Under19 World Cup final against Australia, Sandeep Sharma's contribution to India's thumping triumphant was no less significant. He prised out both the Australian openers in his first and third over to dismantle their top...
  • BCCI felicitates victorious U19 World Cup squad August 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket board on Tuesday felicitated the triumphant Indian Under19 World Cup winning team at a suburban hotel here after their arrival in the afternoon and the players were awarded a cheque of Rs 20 lakh each by the BCCI. The team management and support staff were given Rs...
  • ICC chief praises India for winning U19 WC August 27, 2012

    Dubai: ICC President Alan Isaac on Monday congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the Under19 World Cup for the third time. The Indian colts, led by Unmukt Chand, notched up a sixwicket victory over hosts Australia to clinch the prestigious title on Sunday. "It has been an incredible performance by India....
  • World Cup win in Australia is special: Ganguly August 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: Complimenting the Indian team for winning the Under19 cricket World Cup in Australia, former captain Sourav Ganguly said the victory was special since it came on Australian soil. "It's a fabulous achievement. I saw the game on TV. Winning a World Cup in Australia is a special achievement. So, on...
  • India win third U19 cricket World Cup title August 26, 2012

    Skipper Unmukt Chand powered India to a sixwicket win over Australia in the U19 World Cup final. ...
  • India win third U19 World Cup title August 26, 2012

    Skipper Unmukt Chand powered India to a sixwicket win over Australia in the U19 World Cup final. ...
  • It was a total team effort, says Abey Kuruvilla August 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Junior selection panel chairman Abey Kuruvilla termed the U19 World Cup triumph as a terrific team performance. "It was a terrific team performance. They played as a unit right through the tournament and deserved to win," the former India and Mumbai pacer said. India, powered by captain and opener Unmukt Chand's...
  • Captain's diary: Unmukt has this rare habit August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: For more than three hours today, economics teacher Bharat Chand Thakur didn't move an inch from his designated seat, his eyes glued to the television set as his son Unmukt battled it out against Australia in the World Cup final. "If my son can bat for three hours, I...
  • Senior India team lauds U19 World Champions August 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: Members of the senior India team complimented their Under19 counterparts for winning the World Cup in Australia after their own victory in the first Test against New Zealand here Sunday. Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said: "We were watching and following what was going on in the final in our dressing...
  • BCCI announces cash prize for U19 squad August 26, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI on Sunday announced a cash prize of Rs 20 lakh each for members of the Indian team which lifted its third Under19 World Cup title in Townsville after defeating defending champions Australia. BCCI President N Srinivasan congratulated the team, which was led superbly by unbeaten centurion skipper Unmukt...
  • Unmukt hails his team show in U19 WC August 26, 2012

    Townsville: India captain Unmukt Chand on Sunday hailed the "team spirit and obedience" of his boys after they upstaged formidable defending champions Australia to clinch their third Under19 World Cup title here. "We started two years ago. It has been a great journey. Initially we were 15 people from different states...
  • Team India is U19 World Cup champion August 26, 2012

    Townsville: India lifted the ICC Under19 World Cup for the third time in the tournament's history with a sixwicket win over hosts Australia on Sunday, with skipper Unmukt Chand yet again showing his bigmatch temperament with an unbeaten century. Australia had been kept to 225 for 8 after Sandeep Sharma took...
  • U19 World Cup final: As it happened August 26, 2012

    Indian innings: 48th over: India 227 for 4 (Chand 111*, Patel 62*). Smit Patel hits the winning runs and India have won the ICC U19 World Cup. Unmukt Chand remained unbeaten on 111 and Patel also chipoped in with fine 62 and remained not out. Chand brought up his hundred in...
  • Unmukt confident of doing well in U19 WC final August 25, 2012

    Townsville: Chasing a third title, India skipper Unmukt Chand on Saturday averred that his side has peaked at the right time as it braces up to take on the formidable in the final of the Under19 World Cup, here on Sunday. India are set to clash with the threetime champions...
  • U19 WC final: India face Aus for 3rd trophy August 25, 2012

    Mohammad Kaif did it in 2000, Virat Kohli repeated the same in 2008, so now it's a chance for Unmukt Chand to replicate the feat of his predecessors and become only the third Indian captain to put his hands around the glittering ICC Under19 World Cup Trophy when they meet...
  • PCB seeks report on Pak ouster from U19 WC August 24, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board will seek an explanation from the manager and coach of the national under19 team that was defeated by archrivals India in the ICC Under19 World Cup on Monday. The Pakistan squad were not only defeated by India during the event in Australia but also lost a...
  • U19 WC: India beat NZ to reach final August 23, 2012

    Townsville: Defending 209 in the ICC Under19 World Cup semifinal against New Zealand on Thursday, India's bowlers pulled out all stops after a middleand lateorder batting collapse to win by nine runs. New Zealand's Cam Fletcher played a valiant knock of 53 but it failed to provide a stabilising effect to...
  • 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: Little to separate IndNZ August 22, 2012

    As Unmukt Chand and Will Young size up each other's team, knowing that one will exit the ICC Under19 World Cup come Thursday, the form book leaves little to pick between India and New Zealand. Both finished level on points in the group stage and both sneaked into the semifinals,...
  • U19 WC: Three players reprimanded August 20, 2012

    Dubai: Dubai: Three cricketers have been reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during their teams' quarterfinals in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012 in Townsville on Monday. Ehsan Adil of Pakistan and New Zealand's Cam Fletcher and Michael Davidson were found to have breached clause 2.1.1 of the...