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Men’s U19 World Cup: January 19 – February 11 in South Africa

The following release of the Men’s Under-19 World Cup, which was moved from Sri Lanka to South Africa, will be held from January 19 to February 11 one year from now, with the last occurring in Benoni.

The four gatherings are equivalent to what they were reported before India, Bangladesh, Ireland, and the USA are in Gathering A; Britain, South Africa, West Indies, and Scotland in B; Australia, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, and Namibia in C; and Afghanistan, Pakistan, New Zealand and Nepal in D.

Two games will be played right off the bat – Ireland versus the USA in Bloemfontein and South Africa versus West Indies in Potchefstroom – and reigning champs India will start their mission the next day, with a game against 2020 heroes Bangladesh in Bloemfontein.

An ICC proclamation on Monday affirmed the dates for the competition as well as the five settings where the 41 matches will be played: Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein, JB Imprints Oval in Potchefstroom, East London’s Bison Park, Kimberley Oval, Willowmoore Park in Benoni.

It will likewise be played in another configuration, where groups advancing from the four gatherings of four groups each will enter a Very Six phase, where two gatherings of six groups will strive to get into the semi-finals.

The competition must be moved out of Sri Lanka after the ICC Board temporarily suspended Sri Lanka Cricket, on November 23, given broad government obstruction in the SLC’s organization.

“In the year we have seen South Africa effectively convey two achievement occasions for the game – the debut ICC U19 Ladies’ T20 World Cup last year, and the pivotal ICC Ladies’ T20 World Cup that quickly followed,” ICC head of occasions, Chris Tetley, said. “The movement of the U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 to South Africa permits us the valuable chance to expand on this energy and welcome the best youthful cricketers on earth to five prominent global scenes.”

Competition chief Wanele Mngomezulu said, “While the undertaking of facilitating the U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 has been consulted upon us with extremely close courses of events, we are glad to take on the test. Facilitating this occasion permits us a chance to additionally level up our abilities and capacities in the approach to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2027 which will be held in South Africa.

“Facilitating the competition on home soil is ideal as far as we’re concerned to elevate cricket to brandish cherishing South Africans and draw in new fans and youthful ability to the game, subsequently driving our essential mainstays of greatness, access, and consideration.”

In front of the occasion, the groups will play two warm-up matches each, between January 13 and 17, in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

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