Canada national under-19 cricket team

The Canadian national under-19 cricket team represents the country of Canada in under-19 international cricket.

Canada Under-19s
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Personnel
CaptainAshtan Deosammy[1]
CoachFarouk Kirmani[2]
OwnerCricket Canada
Team information
ColoursRed

Canada has qualified for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup on seven occasions, the most of any associate member from the ICC Americas region.

The coach of Canada for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa is Farouk Kirmani, and the captain is Ashtan Deosammy.[3]

HistoryEdit

Two Canadian players represented the ICC Associates XI at the inaugural 1988 Youth Cricket World Cup in Australia. Four Canadians represented the combined Americas XI at the 2000 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

At the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Canada finished in 11th position. They won two games in the competition, against Zimbabwe in the group stage and against Papua New Guinea in the play-off for 11th place.[4] The victory against Zimbabwe is their only victory against a full member at the Under-19 World Cup.

Under-19 World Cup recordEdit

Canada's U19 World Cup record
Year Result Pos Pld W L T NR
  1988 Part of ICC Associates XI
  1998 Did not enter
  2000 Part of ICC Americas XI
  2002 First round 15th 16 6 0 5 1 0
  2004 First round 15th 16 6 0 6 0 0
  2006 Did not qualify
  2008
  2010 First round 11th 16 6 2 2 0 2
  2012 Did not qualify
  2014 First round 15th 16 6 1 5 0 0
  2016 First round 15th 16 6 1 5 0 0
  2018 First round 12th 16 6 2 4 0 0
  2020 First round 13th 16 6 2 4 0 0
  2022
Total 42 8 31 1 2

Current squadEdit

The following squad was selected for the games in the most recent competition, the 2016 U-19 World Cup:

Player Date of Birth Batting Bowling style
Bhavindu Adhihetty (c) (1998-07-23)23 July 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm medium
Pieter Pretorius 22

December

2000

(aged 17)

Right Right-arm fast-medium
Thursaanth Anantharajah (1996-12-16)16 December 1996 (aged 19) Left Right-arm leg spin
Akash Gill (1999-10-18)18 October 1999 (aged 16) Left Right-arm medium
Abdul Haseeb (1997-02-04)4 February 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm fast-medium
Arslan Khan (1999-04-16)16 April 1999 (aged 16) Right Right-arm medium
Suliman Khan (1997-09-01)1 September 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm fast-medium
Mamik Luthra (1996-10-17)17 October 1996 (aged 19) Right Right-arm off spin
Miraj Patel (1996-12-29)29 December 1996 (aged 19) Right Right-arm off spin
Shlok Patel (1998-07-14)14 July 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-Arm Leg Spin
Kurt Ramdath (1997-07-03)3 July 1997 (aged 18) Right Left-arm orthodox
Sarbot Sivia (wk) (1997-06-10)10 June 1997 (aged 18) Left
Amish Taploo (wk) (1997-08-08)8 August 1997 (aged 18) Right
Harsh Thaker (1997-10-24)24 October 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm off spin
Prushoth Wijayaraj (1997-05-10)10 May 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm fast-medium

ReferencesEdit