Cricket Canada have announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa from Jan 17th – Feb 09th, 2020. Canada qualified for the event after remaining unbeaten and winning the ICC Americas U19 Qualifiers against USA U19, Bermuda U19, Argentina U19 and Cayman Islands U19 at King City in Jul 2019.
Canada will be participating in the U19 World Cup for the 7th time since their maiden appearance in the 2002 edition of the tournament and 2018 edition in New Zealand being their previous appearance.
Canada have been placed in Group D during the group stages of the tournament alongside host’s South Africa, Afghanistan and United Arab Emirates. All the participating countries will play warm-up matches from Jan 12th – 15th in Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Canada Group Stage Schedule in U19 World Cup
18th Jan 2019: UAE U19 vs Canada U19 @Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
22nd Jan 2019: South Africa U19 vs Canada U19 @JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom
24th Jan 2019: Afghanistan U19 vs Canada U19 @Ibbies Cricket Oval, Potchefstroom
Canada U19 Squad
Astan Deosammy (Captain), Akhil Kumar, Arshdeep Dhaliwal, Ayush Verma, Benjamin Calitz, Eshan Sensarma, Gurjot Gosal, Mihir Patel, Muhammad Kamal, Nicholas Manohar, Randhir Sandhu, Raqib Shamsudeen, Rishiv Joshi, Udaybir Walia & Harmandeep Singh Bedi