DUBAI: Bangladesh performed a lovely model of cricket to qualify for the semi-finals for the primary time ever within the earlier version of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, says an ICC launch.
They obtained the house crowd concerned and made the event an enormous success. The emergence of Mehedi Hasan, the captain and participant of the event, was the staff’s largest takeaway.
This time, batsman Pinak Ghosh and captain Mohammad Saif Hassan, who have been members of the workforce in 2016, will probably be anticipated to shoulder the duty in a staff coached by Australia’s Damien Wright.
Lately, Bangladesh beat India within the league levels of the Asia Cup however misplaced to Pakistan by two runs in a rain-affected semi-remaining.Ghosh slammed half-centuries in each outings and was the second-highest run-getter of the event with a tally of 199 in 4 matches.
Earlier than that, Bangladesh had performed a 5-match bilateral collection towards Afghanistan at residence, which they misplaced 1-2. Chasing 134 within the collection decider, Bangladesh have been bowled out for 88.Bangladesh’s main opposition in Group C will probably be England. Namibia and Canada are the opposite groups of their pool.
England’s preparations for the U19 World Cup acquired underway with a tour of India earlier than they performed the identical opposition at residence. The group then travelled to South Africa for a triangular collection additionally involving Namibia. Within the last, England misplaced to South Africa by three wickets with two balls remaining in a day-night time encounter.
England, champions in 1998 and one of many excessive-performing sides within the earlier U19 CWC, can be led by Harry Brook. Jon Lewis, who represented the England senior workforce on sixteen events together with in a single Test, is the coach, former batsman Jonathan Trott is the batting coach whereas Neil Killeen is the quick bowling coach.
Namibia have been some of the inspiring tales from the 2016 U19 CWC. They gained towards Scotland and South Africa to qualify for the quarter-finals, the place they misplaced to England. They then beat Nepal within the seventh-place playoff to earn an automated qualification for the subsequent version as the very best positioned Affiliate.
As a part of their preparations for this version of the U19 CWC, Namibia have performed matches towards South Africa and England within the triangular collection in South Africa. Petrus Burger, who has already performed first-class cricket, and Ben Shikongo, have been the group’s greatest batsman and bowler respectively. Jan Nicole Loftie-Eaton, the left-handed batsman and proper-arm medium pacer who’s but to show 17, is the captain.
Canada made it to the World Cup after profitable the America qualifiers at house. They gained three of the 4 matches towards United States of America and Bermuda to prime the desk. In a should-win final league recreation, Rommel Shahzad took 6-28 because the USA have been bowled out for 132 in forty seven overs.
Arslan Khan, who will lead the staff within the U19 CWC, made fifty two to seal the sport by 4 wickets with sixty four balls to spare.Within the earlier World Cup, Canada beat Fiji within the fifteenth place playoff recreation. Arslan was the staff’s greatest batsman in that version.
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