England under-19 cricket team

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The England Under-19 cricket team have been playing official Under-19 Test matches since 1974. Prior to 1991/92 they were known as England Young Cricketers.

Former captains include Mike Atherton, Michael Vaughan, Alastair Cook and Andrew Flintoff, who have all gone on to captain the senior national team in Test matches.

Recent call-upsEdit

This lists all the players who have been selected for England under-19s since the start of the 2018–19 season and their most recent call-up. In that period squads have been named for:

  • A series of one T20I, three ODIs and two Tests away against Bangladesh in January and February 2019.[1]
  • A tri-series at home to India and Bangladesh in July and August 2019, in which they played eight ODIs.[2][3][4]
  • An ODI tri-series away in the Caribbean against Sri Lanka and West Indies in November 2019.[5]
  • The 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa in January and February 2020.[6]

The team's coach is Jon Lewis, who has been in position since the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[7]

Name Age Primary role Batting Style Bowling Style County Most Recent Call-up
George Balderson (2000-10-11) 11 October 2000 (age 19) Batsman Left-handed Right-arm medium Lancashire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Ben Charlesworth (2000-11-19) 19 November 2000 (age 19) Batsman Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast Gloucestershire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Tom Clark (2001-07-02) 2 July 2001 (age 19) Batsman Left-handed Right-arm medium Sussex 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Joey Evison (2001-11-14) 14 November 2001 (age 18) Batsman Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Nottinghamshire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Jack Haynes (2001-01-30) 30 January 2001 (age 19) Batsman Right-handed Right-arm off-break Worcestershire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Lewis Goldsworthy (2001-01-08) 8 January 2001 (age 19) Batsman Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Somerset 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Will Smeed (2001-10-26) 26 October 2001 (age 18) Batsman Right-handed Right-arm off-break Somerset 2018–19 v Bangladesh[1]
Sam Young Batsman Right-handed Right-arm off-break Somerset 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Scott Currie (2001-05-02) 2 May 2001 (age 19) All-rounder Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Hampshire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Luke Doneathy (2002-07-26) 26 July 2002 (age 18) All-rounder Right-handed Right-arm medium Durham 2019 home tri-series[4]
George Hill (2001-01-24) 24 January 2001 (age 19) All-rounder Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Yorkshire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Tom Lammonby (2000-06-02) 2 June 2000 (age 20) All-rounder Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast Somerset 2018–19 v Bangladesh[1]
Dominic Leech (2001-01-10) 10 January 2001 (age 19) All-rounder Right-handed Right-arm medium Yorkshire 2019 home tri-series[2]
Dan Mousley (2001-07-08) 8 July 2001 (age 19) All-rounder Left-handed Right-arm off-break Warwickshire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Finlay Bean (2002-04-16) 16 April 2002 (age 18) Wicket-keeper Left-handed Yorkshire 2019 home tri-series[3]
Jordan Cox (2000-10-21) 21 October 2000 (age 19) Wicket-keeper Right-handed Kent 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Harry Duke (2001-09-06) 6 September 2001 (age 18) Wicket-keeper Right-handed Yorkshire 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Jamie Smith (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 (age 20) Wicket-keeper Right-handed Surrey 2018–19 v Bangladesh[1]
Kasey Aldridge (2000-12-24) 24 December 2000 (age 19) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Somerset 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Blake Cullen Pace bowler Right-handed Middlesex 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]
Adam Finch (2000-05-28) 28 May 2000 (age 20) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Worcestershire 2018–19 v Bangladesh[1]
Nick Kimber (2001-01-16) 16 January 2001 (age 19) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Nottinghamshire 2019 home tri-series[2]
Ned Leonard (2002-08-15) 15 August 2002 (age 17) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Somerset 2019 home tri-series[4]
James Taylor (2001-01-19) 19 January 2001 (age 19) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Surrey 2019 home tri-series[2]
Luke Hollman (2000-09-16) 16 September 2000 (age 19) Spin bowler Left-handed Right-arm leg-break Middlesex 2019–20 Caribbean tri-series[5]
Jack Morley (2001-05-25) 25 May 2001 (age 19) Spin bowler Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Lancashire 2019 home tri-series[2]
Hamidullah Qadri (2000-12-05) 5 December 2000 (age 19) Spin bowler Right-handed Right-arm off-break Kent 2020 Under-19 World Cup[6]


Performances at Under-19 World CupsEdit

Year Host Squad Result
1988   Australia Squad Semi Final (4th place)
1998   South Africa Squad Champions
2000   Sri Lanka Squad Group Stage 2 (6th place)
2002   New Zealand Squad Group Stage 2 (7th place)
2004   Bangladesh Squad Semi Final (4th place)
2006   Sri Lanka Squad Semi Final (4th place)
2008   Malaysia Squad 5th place
2010   New Zealand Squad 8th place
2012   Australia Squad 5th place
2014   United Arab Emirates Squad 3rd place
2016   Bangladesh Squad 6th place
2018   New Zealand Squad 7th place
2020   South Africa Squad 9th place

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Young Lions announce squad for Bangladesh tour". ECB. 9 January 2019. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "England U19 squad announced for tri-series with India U19 and Bangladesh U19". ECB. 9 July 2019. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b "9th Match, Tri-Nation Under-19s Tournament in England at Chelmsford, Aug 3 2019". Cricinfo. 3 August 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "10th Match, Tri-Nation Under-19s Tournament in England at Beckenham, Aug 5 2019". Cricinfo. 5 August 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  5. ^ a b "England U19s announce squad for tri-series in the Caribbean". ECB. 4 October 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "England squad named for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup". ECB. 23 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Jon Lewis appointed Young Lions Head Coach". ECB. 23 February 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2018.

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