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Full Schedule Of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 in New Zealand

2018 Under 19 World Cup schedule has been announced by the International Cricket Council. In this tournament, 16 teams will take part in the tournament, divided into 4 groups. India is clubbed with Australia, Zimbabwe, and PNG. India starts the tournament against Australia on 14th January at Tauranga Bay Oval. They will next play Zimbabwe and PNG on 16th and 18th January respectively at the same ground.

Hosts New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa and Kenya are placed in Group A. In Group C, Bangladesh, England, Nambia, and Canada have been clubbed together. Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Ireland and Afghanistan complete the groups. The tournament starts on 13th January and finishes on 3rd February.

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On the first day four matches are scheduled to take place with Pakistan taking on Afghanistan, hosts New Zealand take on West Indies, Zimbabwe takes on PNG and finally Bangladesh taking on Namibia. The matches will take place in four venues at Queenstown, Christchurch, Tauranga, and Whangarei.

From each group, top two sides will qualify for the Super League. The eight teams who have not qualified for the next stage has to play in plate championship. From 8th-11th January, the teams will play a few warm-up games to become familiar with the conditions.

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India lost to West Indies in the finals of Under 19 World 2016 held in Bangladesh. The current Indian Under 19 team is looking in great form. It seems to be an easy group. The semi-finals of the Super League will be held on 29th and 30th January. Out of the 44 matches, 20 matches will be telecasted that includes the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals of the Super League.

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Group A: New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa, Kenya

Group B: India, Australia, Zimbabwe, PNG

Group C: Bangladesh, England, Canada, Namibia

Group D: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ireland, Sri Lanka

Schedule of Under 19 World Cup is as follows

Group A matches

13th January 2018: New Zealand vs. West Indies (Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)

14th January 2018: South Africa vs. Kenya ( Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

17th January 2018: New Zealand vs. Kenya ( Hagley Oval, Christchurch)

17th January 2018: West Indies vs. South Africa (Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)

20th January 2018: West Indies vs. Kenya ( Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

20th January 2018: New Zealand vs. South Africa ( Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)

Group B

13th January 2018: Zimbabwe vs. PNG (Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

14th January 2018: India vs. Australia ( Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)

16th January 2018: India vs. Zimbabwe (Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)

17th January 2018: Zimbabwe vs. Australia ( Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

19th January 2018: Australia vs. PNG ( Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

19th January 2018: India vs. PNG (Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)

Group C

13th January 2018: Bangladesh vs. Namibia ( Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

15th January 2018: Bangladesh vs. Canada (Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

15th January 2018: England vs. Namibia ( John Davies Oval, Queenstown)

18th January 2018: Namibia vs. Canada ( Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

18th January 2018: England vs. Namibia ( John Davies Oval, Queenstown)

20th January 2018: England vs. Canada ( John Davies Oval, Queenstown)

Group D

13th January 2018: Pakistan vs. Afghanistan (Cobham Oval, Whangarei)

14th January 2018:  Sri Lanka vs. Ireland (Cobham Oval, Whangarei)

16th January 2018: Pakistan vs. Ireland (Cobham Oval, Whangarei)

17th January 2018: Sri Lanka vs. Afghanistan (Cobham Oval, Whangarei)

19th January 2018: Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan (Cobham Oval, Whangarei)

20th January 2018: Afghanistan vs. Ireland (Cobham Oval, Whangarei)

Plate League quarterfinals

22nd January 2018: C3 vs. B4 ( Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

22nd January 2018: B3 vs. C4 ( Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

23rd January 2018: D3 vs. A4 ( Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

23rd January 2018: A3 vs. D4 ( Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

Plate League semi-finals:

25th January 2018 ( Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

26th January 2018 ( Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

Plate finals

28th January 2018 ( Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln)

Super League quarterfinals

23rd January 2018: C1 vs. B2 ( Lincoln Green, Lincoln)

24th January 2018: D1 vs. A2 ( Hagley Oval, Christchurch)

25th January 2018: A1 vs. D2 ( Hagley Oval, Christchurch)

26th January 2018: B1 vs. C2 ( John Davies Oval, Queenstown)

Super League Semi-finals

29th January 2018 ( Hagley Oval, Christchurch)
30th January 2018 (Hagley Oval, Christchurch)

Super League finals

3rd February 2018 ( Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)