U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 Dates Announced

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International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed the U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup schedule. A total of 16 teams are set to compete for the silverware across 41 matches from January 13 to February 4. Teams comprising the 11 best-placed Full Member teams. Whereas five teams who earned their World Cup spot through regional qualification pathways – Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Scotland and USA.

Five historic venues located in Colombo will stage the 15th edition of the celebrated event. The P. Sara Oval, Colombo Cricket Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Singhalese Sports Club and the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium. The arena chosen to host both Semi Finals on 30 January and 1 February, and the Final on 4 February.

he action starts on January 13 with three fixtures taking place on opening day. Hosts Sri Lanka take on Zimbabwe at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, while 2022 finalists England play Scotland at Colombo Cricket Club and New Zealand face off against Nepal at the P. Sara Oval.

India, who triumphed in the 2022 edition in the West Indies, commence their World Cup campaign against Bangladesh on 14th January in Colombo. However, these are the two teams who played the famous final in 2020.

ICC head of events, Chris Tetly, talks about the significance of an U19 Cricket World Cup

Speaking on the announcement of the schedule, ICC Head of Events, Chris Tetley remarked,

The ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup has a long-standing history of introducing global audiences to future stars of the sport.”

Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson and Angelo Mathews are some of the names that made their entrance onto the world stage at this event. We are certain to see this tradition continue as the drama unfolds across the 41 tournament fixtures.

We are thrilled to see the competition return to Sri Lanka for the first time since 2006. In what promises to be a festival of cricket with no shortage of entertainment. We are proud to offer fans the chance to witness the action for free once more.

ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 fixtures.

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