ICC Under 19 world cup 2020 schedule
The ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 has been scheduled to be held from January 17, 2020, to February 9, 2020, in South Africa. This is an upcoming limited-overs international cricket tournament. This tournament will be the 2nd edition to be held in South Africa and the 13th edition of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
All of the fixtures for this tournament have been confirmed by the ICC two days before on October 24, 2019. Total participating teams in this tournament are 16, further divided into 4 groups A, B, C, and D. From each group, the top two teams will qualify for the Super League. While the bottom two teams will advance to the Plate League. A total of 48 matches will be played in this ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020. Don’t forget to remember that India is the defending champions in this Under-19 Cricket World Cup and has been placed in Group A alongside New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
This ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 has been divided into the following stages.
- Group Stage
- Group A
- Group B
- Group C
- Group D
- Plate League
- Plate quarter-finals
- Plate playoff semi-finals
- Plate semi-finals
- Super League
- Super League quarter-finals
- Super League playoff semi-finals
- Super League semi-finals
- Placement Matches
- 15th-place playoff
- 13th-place playoff
- 11th-place playoff
- 9th-place playoff (Plate Final)
- 7th-place playoff
- 5th-place playoff
- 3rd-place playoff
All the teams that are the full members of the ICC (International Cricket Council) automatically qualified for the ICC Under19 Cricket World Cup 2020. Ireland, the only team which could not qualify directly. Fifty teams took part in the qualification process during the year 2018 and 2019. Ireland was joined by the five winners of their regional qualification tournament. Nigeria became the first team in their history to qualify for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 after winning their regional qualification tournament. Other teams who secured their position to qualify for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 are United Arab Emirates (UAE), Scotland, Japan and Canada.
All the teams and their modes of qualifications are given below alphabetically.
|Sr. No||Team||Mode of Qualification|
|1||Afghanistan||ICC Full Member|
|2||Australia||ICC Full Member|
|3||Bangladesh||ICC Full Member|
|5||England||ICC Full Member|
|6||India||ICC Full Member|
|8||New Zealand||ICC Full Member|
|10||Pakistan||ICC Full Member|
|12||South Africa||ICC Full Member|
|13||Sri Lanka||ICC Full Member|
|14||United Arab Emirates||Asia Division|
|15||West Indies||ICC Full Member|
|16||Zimbabwe||ICC Full Member|
2. Group Stage
All of the fixtures for this tournament has been confirmed by the ICC two days before on October 24, 2019.
3. Plate League
Plate League Fixtures
4. Super League
Super League Fixtures
5. Placement Matches
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