Bangladesh national under-19 cricket team

The Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team represents the nation of Bangladesh in cricket at Under-19 level. They have been playing official Under-19 ODI matches since 1997 including competing in the last twelve World Cups and are the defending champion. They won the Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the first time in 2020. They have also played eight youth Tests since 2004. Future international players to have represented the team include Mushfiqur Rahim, Sakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Ashraful, Ashik Chowdhury, Nafees Iqbal, Shahadat Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Mustafizur Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza, Taskin Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz and many youth .[1]

Bangladesh
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Personnel
CaptainAkbar Ali
CoachSri Lanka Naveed Nawaz
OwnerBangladesh Cricket Board
Team information
ColorsGreen and Red
Founded1997
Home groundSher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Capacity25,416
History
First-class debutv.  England at Headingley, Leeds; 28-31 July 2004
List A debutv.  Namibia at Laudium Oval, Pretoria; 12 January 1998
Twenty20 debutv.  England at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium, Cox's Bazar; 27 January 2019
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup wins2020

Current squadEdit

The current squad is announced 21 December 2019 by BCB:[2]

RecordsEdit

International match summary-Bangladesh[3][4]

As of 29 February 2020
Playing records
Format M W L T D/NR Inaugural match
Youth Tests 22 4 5 0 13 28 July 2004
Youth One-Day Internationals 238 143 80 2 9 12 January 1998
Youth Twenty20 Internationals 1 1 0 0 0 27 January 2019

Youth Test record versus other nations

Record complete to Youth Tests #281.Last updated 1 March 2020.[5]
Opponent M W L T D/NR First match First win
  England 8 3 3 0 2 28 July 2004 16 October 2009
  Pakistan 1 0 0 0 1 20 November 2007
  South Africa 1 0 0 0 1 27 December 2007
  Sri Lanka 12 1 2 0 9 7 July 2007 16 October 2018

Youth ODI record versus other nations

Records complete to YODI #1345.Last updated 1 March 2020.[6]
ICC Full members
Opponent M W L T NR First match First win
  Afghanistan 6 2 3 0 1 15 February 2014 15 February 2014
  Australia 6 2 3 0 1 4 March 2004 4 March 2004
  England 38 25 11 1 1 15 January 1998 15 January 1998
  India 23 4 18 0 1 12 January 2000 24 January 2002
  Ireland 5 5 0 0 0 22 January 1998 22 January 1998
  New Zealand 10 7 3 0 0 13 January 1998 5 February 2006
  Pakistan 18 7 9 0 2 31 October 2003 31 October 2003
  South Africa 23 15 8 0 0 27 January 2000 25 November 2005
  Sri Lanka 47 26 18 0 3 2 November 2003 4 December 2005
  West Indies 18 12 6 0 0 24 January 1998 24 January 1998
  Zimbabwe 14 13 1 0 0 23 January 2000 23 January 2000
Associate members
Opponent M W L T NR Frist match First win
  Bermuda 1 1 0 0 0 18 February 2008 18 February 2008
  Canada 4 3 0 1 0 22 January 2002 23 February 2004
  Hong Kong 1 1 0 0 0 24 January 2019 24 January 2020
  Kenya 3 3 0 0 0 19 January 1998 19 January 1998
  Namibia 6 6 0 0 0 12 January 1998 12 January 1998
    Nepal 2 1 1 0 0 6 February 2002 5 February 2016
  Netherlands 1 1 0 0 0 16 January 2000 16 January 2000
  Papua New Guinea 4 4 0 0 0 20 January 1998 20 January 1998
  Scotland 4 4 0 0 0 17 February 2004 17 February 2004
  Uganda 2 2 0 0 0 25 February 2004 25 February 2004

Supporting staffEdit

  • Head Coach —   Naveed Nawaz[7]
  • Bowling Coach —   Abdullah Ali Akhtar
  • Fielding Coach —   Basit Ali
  • Training and Strengthening coach –   Richard Stonier[8]

Under-19 World Cup recordEdit

Bangladesh's U19 World Cup Record
Year Result Pos Pld W L T NR
  1998 First round 9th 16 7 6 1 0 0
  2000 First round 10th 16 8 5 2 0 1
  2002 First round 11th 16 7 3 3 1 0
  2004 First round 9th 16 8 6 2 0 0
  2006 Quarter-finals 5th 16 6 5 1 0 0
  2008 Quarter-finals 7th 16 5 3 1 0 1
  2010 First round 9th 16 6 4 2 0 0
  2012 Quarter-finals 7th 16 6 3 3 0 0
  2014 First round 9th 16 6 5 1 0 0
  2016 Semi-Finals 3rd 16 6 5 1 0 0
  2018 Quarter-finals 6th 16 6 3 3 0 0
  2020 Champions 1st 16 6 5 0 0 1
  2022 Qualified
Total 76 53 20 1 2

Records in Under-19 World CupEdit

Team recordsEdit

Highest team totals[9]
  • 307/8 (50 overs) – vs.   Ireland, 28 Jan 2010
  • 278/8 (50 overs) – vs.   Sri Lanka, 18 Feb 2006
  • 270/7 (50 overs) – vs.   Zimbabwe, 23 Jan 2000
Lowest team totals[10]
  • 41 (11.4 overs) – vs.   South Africa, 24 February 2008
  • 91 (42.5 overs) - vs.   Zimbabwe, 31 January 2002
  • 113 (34.5 overs) - vs.   India, 12 January 2000

Individual recordsEdit

Most appearances[11]

Most career runs[12]

Highest individual scores[13]
Most career wickets[14]
Best bowling figures[15]

2020 Under-19 Cricket World CupEdit

In the 2020 World Cup, Bangladesh were group champion with 2 wins and a no result where they were placed along with Pakistan, Zimbabwe and Scotland. In the Super league Quarter final, they defeated the host South Africa by 104 runs and defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets in the Semi-final to reach the final for the first ever time.

FinalEdit

In the final, India, batting first gathered 177 runs before being all out. In reply, Bangladesh made a flying start as they scored 55 runs losing only a wicket in first 10 overs. Soon Indian leggie Ravi Bishnoi picked up 4 quick wickets as Bangladesh were 102 for 6 from 62/2 at the end of 25 overs. When Bangladesh were 163/7 at the end of 41 overs and the still needing 15 runs to win, rain arrives and the match was reduced to 46 overs with a revised target as per DLS method was 7 runs needing from 30 balls. From thereon, Bangladesh did not take any unnecessary risks and scored the winning run with 23 balls to spare and win their first ever ICC title by 3 wickets.[16][17]

Team of the final

Akbar Ali (c & wk), Towhid Hridoy (vc), Parvez Hossain Emon, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Tanzid Hasan, Avishek Das, Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Shoriful Islam, Rakibul Hasan.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ List of Bangladesh Youth ODI Matches
  2. ^ "Media Release : ICC U19 CWC South Africa 2020 : Bangladesh Under 19 Team Announced". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Records / Bangladesh U-19 / Result summary". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Records / Bangladesh U-19 / Result summary". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Records / Bangladesh U-19s (Young Cricketers) / Under-19s Youth Test Matches / Result Summary". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Records / Bangladesh Under-19s / Under-19s Youth One-Day Internationals / Result Summary". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh's U19 World Cup win: A triumph in the works for years". Cricbuzz.
  8. ^ Travers, Chris (2020-02-07). "Richard Stonier playing key role as Bangladesh Under-19s create cricket history". stokesentinel. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
  9. ^ Under-19 World Cup highest team totals – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 07 February 2016.
  10. ^ Under-19 World Cup lowest team totals – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 07 February 2016.
  11. ^ [1] – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  12. ^ [2] – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 09 February 2019.
  13. ^ [3] – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 09 February 2019.
  14. ^ [4] – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 07 9 February 2019.
  15. ^ [5] – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 09 February 2019.
  16. ^ "Bangladesh celebrates: Tales of 'Akbar the Great' and feeding sweets to strangers". ESPNcricinfo. 10 February 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  17. ^ "Bangladesh creates history; beats India under D/L to win ICC U19 WC title". Business Standard. Retrieved 11 February 2020.

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