The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup provides the experience of playing in a top-level international competition to participants and its importance is felt most by cricketers from the associate sides.
Sri Lanka have qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after the Windies lost the first ODI against England at Old Trafford on Tuesday. With 30 September 2017 set as the cut-off date for automatic qualification for the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over tournament, the Windies (78 points) now cannot... Read more
India’s star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has consolidated his position at the top of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers after his match haul of 12-167 in the fourth Test against England in Mumbai helped the home side score an innings and 36 runs victory for a... Read more
Right-handed top-order batsman Hemnarine Chattergoon has called it a day on his hardball cricketing career but will continue to play professionally in the softball game.
Zimbabwe will host Sri Lanka for two Test matches, followed by a triangular one-day international series involving the two sides and West Indies. Both Tests will be played at Harare Sports Club in the capital, with the first match scheduled to start on 29 October 2016. The second is... Read more
Two-time ICC World Twenty20 champions West Indies can leapfrog second-ranked India in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings when they go head-to-head in a two-match series in Lauderhill, Florida, USA, on 27 and 28 August. India is currently placed on 128 points, four points behind table leader New... Read more
Pakistan has topped the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings for the first time after wet ground at the Queen Park Oval, Port of Spain, denied India the opportunity to defend the top spot which it had reclaimed from Australia on 17 August. The result of the fourth and... Read more
Australia has regained the prestigious ICC Test Mace and has also won a cash award of $1million after winning the Christchurch Test by seven wickets, which has given it a 2-0 series win against New Zealand. The result means Australia has finished two points ahead of India on 112... Read more
The West Indies took the last quarter-final spot in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 with a thrilling, but controversial, two-run win over Zimbabwe on Tuesday that gave it second place in Group C behind England. Zimbabwe, chasing the West Indies’ 226 for nine, began the last... Read more
Qualifier Namibia upset defending champion South Africa by two wickets in a thrilling chase to join host Bangladesh in the quarterfinals from Group A of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup on Sunday. Bangladesh beat Scotland by 114 runs in Cox’s Bazar for its second win and now clashes... Read more