ICC under 19 cricket world cup 2018 all set to get underway from 13 January 2018 in New Zealand. A number of 16 Teams will participate in the mega event of youth cricket. Prior to this, International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced schedule of the tournament on Thursday. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ অনুর্ধ্ব-১৯ বিশ্বকাপে বাংলাদেশের ম্যাচের সময়সূচি]
India are in ‘group B’ and will face Australia, Zimbabwe and Papua New Guinea in the group-stage matches. In ‘group D’ two strongest side of Asia-Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be featured with Afghanistan and Ireland.
Bangladesh will start their campaign in the 12th edition of ICC under 19 cricket world cup from the by facing Namibia in the opening match of the tournament. Rest of the group stage matches of Tigers are on 15 and 18 January, where, the youth Tigers will take on Canada and England.
To be noted, top two teams from each group will qualify for the Super League Round, while the rest of the teams will be figured in plate championship. Semi finals of the tournament will be held on 29 and 30 January and the grand final of the 12th edition of ICC Under 19 world cup is scheduled to play on 3 February.
It can be mentioned, Bangladesh had become third by defeating Sri Lanka in the last edition of ICC Under 19 world cup. Which was staged in Bangladesh.
Match-schedule of Bangladesh U.19 in World Cup 2018 is given below-
13 January- Bangladesh vs Namibia
15 January- Bangladesh vs Canada
18 January- Bangladesh vs England