ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018

2018 Under-19 World Cup

Dates 13 January – 3 February 2018
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format 50 overs
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and knockout
Host(s) New Zealand
Participants 16
Matches played 48

Under-19 Cricket World Cup Facts

Administrator International Cricket Council
Format 50 overs
First tournament 1988
Tournament format Round-robin
Knock-out
Number of teams 16
Current champion West Indies (1st title)
Most successful Australia and
India (3 titles each)
Most runs Eoin Morgan (606)
Most wickets Moises Henriques
Greg Thompson (27)

 

Teams

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe
  • Namibia
  • Afghanistan
  • Kenya
  • Canada
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Ireland

Venues

Bay Oval

Mount Maunganui

Sat Jan 13(50ovs) NZ U19 v W Indies U19
Sun Jan 14(50ovs) Aust U19 v India U19
Tue Jan 16(50ovs) India U19 v PNG U19
Wed Jan 17(50ovs) S Africa U19 v W Indies U19
Fri Jan 19(50ovs) India U19 v Zim U19
Sat Jan 20(50ovs) NZ U19 v S Africa U19
Sat Feb 3(50ovs) TBC v TBC

Cobham Oval

Whangarei

Sat Jan 13(50ovs) Afghan U19 v Pakistan U19
Sun Jan 14(50ovs) Ireland U19 v S Lanka U19
Tue Jan 16(50ovs) Ireland U19 v Pakistan U19
Wed Jan 17(50ovs) Afghan U19 v S Lanka U19
Fri Jan 19(50ovs) Pakistan U19 v S Lanka U19
Sat Jan 20(50ovs) Afghan U19 v Ireland U19
Hagley Oval

Christchurch

Established: 1851 | Capacity: 18,000

Wed Jan 17(50ovs) NZ U19 v Kenya U19
Wed Jan 24(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Thu Jan 25(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Sat Jan 27(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Mon Jan 29(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Tue Jan 30(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Lincoln No. 3

Lincoln

Sat Jan 13(50ovs) PNG U19 v Zim U19
Sun Jan 14(50ovs) Kenya U19 v S Africa U19
Wed Jan 17(50ovs) Aust U19 v Zim U19
Fri Jan 19(50ovs) Aust U19 v PNG U19
Sat Jan 20(50ovs) Kenya U19 v W Indies U19
Mon Jan 22(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Tue Jan 23(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Thu Jan 25(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Sat Jan 27(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Bert Sutcliffe Oval

Lincoln

Sat Jan 13(50ovs) B’desh U19 v Namibia U19s
Mon Jan 15(50ovs) B’desh U19 v Canada U19
Thu Jan 18(50ovs) Canada U19 v Namibia U19s
Mon Jan 22(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Tue Jan 23(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Thu Jan 25(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Fri Jan 26(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Sun Jan 28(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Mainpower Oval

Rangiora

Thu Jan 25(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Sat Jan 27(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Sun Jan 28(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Queenstown Events Centre

Queenstown

Mon Jan 15(50ovs) England U19 v Namibia U19s
Thu Jan 18(50ovs) B’desh U19 v England U19
Sat Jan 20(50ovs) Canada U19 v England U19
Tue Jan 23(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Fri Jan 26(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Sun Jan 28(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Tue Jan 30(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Wed Jan 31(50ovs) TBC v TBC
Thu Feb 1(50ovs) TBC v TBC

Records

Past Results

Year Host(s) Final venue Result
Winner Margin Runner-up
1988 Australia Adelaide Australia
202/5 (45.5 overs)
Australia won by 5 wickets Pakistan
201 (49.3 overs)
1998 South Africa Johannesburg England
242/3 (46 overs)
England won by 7 wickets New Zealand
241/6 (50 overs)
2000 Sri Lanka Colombo India
180/4 (40.4 overs)
India won by 6 wickets
scorecard
Sri Lanka
178 (48.1 overs)
2002 New Zealand Lincoln Australia
209/3 (45.1 overs)
Australia won by 7 wickets
scorecard
South Africa
206/9 (50 overs)
2004 Bangladesh Dhaka Pakistan
230/9 (50 overs)
Pakistan won by 25 runs
scorecard
West Indies
205 (47.1 overs)
2006 Sri Lanka Colombo Pakistan
109 (41.1 overs)
Pakistan won by 38 runs
scorecard
India
71 (18.5 overs)
2008 Malaysia Puchong India
159 (45.4 overs)
India won by 12 runs (D/L)
scorecard
South Africa
103/8 (25 overs)
2010 New Zealand Lincoln Australia
207/9 (50 overs)
Australia won by 25 runs
scorecard
Pakistan
182 (46.4 overs)
2012 Australia Townsville India
227/4 (47.4 overs)
India won by 6 wickets
scorecard
Australia
225/8 (50 overs)
2014 UAE Dubai South Africa
134/4 (42.1 overs)
South Africa won by 6 wickets
scorecard
Pakistan
131 (44.3 overs)
2016 Bangladesh Dhaka West Indies
146/5 (49.3 overs)
West Indies won by 5 wickets
scorecard
India
145 (45.1 overs)
2018 New Zealand to be determined
2020 South Africa to be determined
2022 West Indies to be determined

Team records

Highest team totals

  • 480/6 (50 overs) – Australia vs. Kenya, 20 January 2002
  • 425/3 (50 overs) – India vs. Scotland, 16 February 2004
  • 402/3 (50 overs) – West Indies vs. Scotland, 21 January 2002

Lowest team totals

  • 22 (22.3 overs) – Scotland vs. Australia, 22 February 2004
  • 41 (28.4 overs) – Canada vs. South Africa, 25 January 2002
  • 41 (11.4 overs) – Bangladesh vs. South Africa, 24 February 2008

Most consecutive wins

  • 9 – Australia, 2002–2004
  • 8 – India (2000–2002, 2008–2010, 2012–2014), Bangladesh (2004–2006), Pakistan (2006–2008), Australia (2010–2012)

Most consecutive losses

  • 21 – Papua New Guinea, 1998–2008
  • 11 – Namibia, 2008–2014
  • 10 – Canada, 2002–2004

Individual records

Most appearances

  • 20 – Nepal Kanishka Chaugai, 2002–2006
  • 19 – Namibia Stefan Swanepoel, 1998–2002
  • 19 – Ireland Greg Thompson, 2004–2008

Most career runs

  • 606 – Ireland Eoin Morgan, 2004–2006
  • 585 – Pakistan Babar Azam, 2010–2012
  • 566 – India Sarfaraz Khan, 2014–2016

Most runs in a single tournament

  • 505 – India Shikhar Dhawan, 2004
  • 471 – Australia Brett Williams, 1988
  • 423 – Australia Cameron White, 2002

Highest individual scores

  • 176 (129 balls) – West Indies Cricket Board Donovan Pagon, vs. Scotland, 21 January 2002
  • 174 (150 balls) – England Daniel Lawrence, vs. Fiji, 27 January 2016
  • 164* (143 balls) – New Zealand James Marshall, vs. Namibia, 15 January 1998

Most career wickets

  • 27 – Australia Moises Henriques, 2004–2006
  • 27 – Ireland Greg Thompson, 2004–2008
  • 26 – India Abhishek Sharma, 2002–2004

Most wickets in a single tournament

  • 22 – Bangladesh Enamul Haque, 2004
  • 19 – Australia Wayne Holdsworth, Pakistan Mushtaq Ahmed, 1988, England Reece Topley, 2012
  • 18 – South Africa Wayne Parnell, 2008

Best bowling figures

  • 7/19 (9.2 overs) – Sri Lanka Jeewan Mendis, vs. Zimbabwe, 24 January 2002
  • 7/20 (8.1 overs) – New Zealand Trent Boult, vs. Malaysia, 21 February 2008
  • 6/3 (6.2 overs) – Nepal Rahul Vishwakarma, vs. Papua New Guinea, 23 August 2012

Oldest players

  • 23 years, 312 days – Denmark Thomas Nielsen, vs. Namibia, 22 January 1998
  • 21 years, 131 days – Papua New Guinea Chris Alu, vs. Kenya, 22 January 1998
  • 21 years, 51 days – West Indies Cricket Board Sam Skeete, vs. Pakistan, 10 March 1988

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