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Under 19 World Cup


Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali battled pain of sister's death on way to U-19 World Cup triumph

February 10, 2020 8:45 pm

Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali battled the pain of losing his elder sister while steering his team to the U-19 World Cup triumph, the tragedy far outweighing the challenges thrown at him by his adversaries on the ground.

Bangladesh hold their nerves to lift maiden U19 World Cup

February 09, 2020 11:02 pm

Bangladesh beat India by three wickets to win maiden ICC U-19 World Cup title in Potchefstroom, South Africa on Sunday

How U-19 star Yashasvi Jaiswal's coach pushed him to score a century

February 05, 2020 8:43 am

Yashasvi was getting starts yet was not converting those into big runs. But the semifinal against Pakistan changed that.

U-19 World Cup: Meerut boy Kartik Tyagi takes down Australia

January 29, 2020 7:44 am

On Tuesday, Tyagi, a farmer’s son from Hapur, played a leading role taking four Australian wickets to pave the way for a 74-run victory and India’s passage to the U-19 World Cup semifinals.

Under-19 World Cup: How Atharva Ankolekar tricked mother before his first game

January 29, 2020 8:14 am

Atharva had injured his hand during training on the eve of the first game and was advised a week’s rest. Worried that the news might upset his mother, Atharva hadn’t disclosed the injury.

ICC U-19 World Cup: Meet the boys who could be household names soon

January 19, 2020 9:47 am

Fuelled by their blazing ambition, 15 youngsters travel to South Africa, braced to defend the U-19 World Cup crown. The Indian Express pens the brief profiles of these talented young cricketers from diverse backgrounds and geographical divide. Meet the boys who could be household names soon.

U-19 World Cup: India start firm favourites against Sri Lanka

January 18, 2020 9:52 pm

In this edition, India's campaign will be headlined by left-handed opener Yashasvi Jaiswal, who recently landed a Rs 2.4 crore contract with IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals.

Afghanistan shock South Africa by seven wickets in U-19 opener

January 18, 2020 12:55 am

Leg-spinner Shafiqullah Ghaffari wreaked havoc with deadly figures of 6 for 15 as Afghanistan shocked hosts South Africa by seven wickets in the opening game of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Kimberley on Friday.

Be aware, there would be distractions: Unmukt Chand to Team India at ICC U19 World Cup 2020

January 17, 2020 9:42 am

The life ahead is going to be a puzzle. Be geared up for it. You will soon enter into the ‘Men’s world’. Some might play for the country, some won’t. But keep grinding.

U19 World Cup: Unburdened by history, a promising West Indies set rises

February 16, 2016 4:52 pm

West Indies colts are not thrust upon the crushing baggage of living up to a proud legacy and that could prove beneficial for cricket in the country.