The 14th edition of the ICC Under-19 World Cup is starting in the West Indies from Friday. The Indian team has been the most successful team of the tournament so far, winning the title in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2018. Apart from this, he was the runner-up in 2016. In the 14th edition, India have to play their first match against South Africa at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on January 15. The confidence of the Yash Dhull-led Indian team, which reached the West Indies after winning the Under-19 Asia Cup, has increased a lot. The team has won both the warm-up matches played in the tournament.
In the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2022, India has to play its second match against Ireland on 19 January at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad. In the tournament, the Indian team will play its third group match against Uganda on January 22 at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad. The group stage matches in the tournament will be played till January 22. This will be followed by the Plate Group matches from January 25. The final match will be played on February 5. Uganda’s team is participating in this tournament for the first time and has been placed in Group B along with India, South Africa and Ireland.
A total of 16 teams are participating in the tournament, which are divided into 4 groups. Group A consists of Bangladesh, England, Canada, UAE while Group C consists of Afghanistan, Pakistan, PNG and Zimbabwe. At the same time, the team of Australia, Scotland, Sri Lanka and West Indies are included in Group-D. The last edition of the Under-19 World Cup was played in New Zealand in 2020, which was won by Bangladesh. In the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2022 to be held in West Indies, India’s three group matches will start at 7:30 PM IST. Apart from India, other matches in the tournament will also start at 7:30 PM Indian time.
Indian Squad for Under-19 World Cup 2022: Yash Dhul (Captain), Harnoor Singh, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, SK Rashid (Vice Captain), Nishant Sindhu, Siddharth Yadav, Anishwar Gautam, Dinesh Bana, Aaradhya Yadav, Raj Angad Bawa, Manav Parakh , Kaushal Tambe, RS Hangargekar, Vasu Vats, Vicky Ostwal, Ravikumar, Garv Sangwan.
Reserve players: Rishi Reddy, Uday Saharan, Ansh Gosai, Amrit Raj Upadhyay, Amrit Raj Upadhyay.