England under-19 cricket team

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.

England Under-19 cricket team
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Personnel
CaptainJacob Bethell and Tom Prest
OwnerEngland and Wales Cricket Board
History
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup wins1st place, gold medalist(s) 1998

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 2021 season and their most recent call-up. In that period squads have been named for:

  • An ODI series at home to West Indies in September 2021, in which they played six ODIs.[1]
  • An ODI series away to Sri Lanka in November and December 2021, in which they played five ODIs.[2]
  • The 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies in January and February 2022.[3][4]

The team's coach is Richard Dawson, who has been in position since March 2021.[5]

Name Age Primary role Batting Style Bowling Style County Most Recent Call-up
Harvey Ainley (2006-10-10) 10 October 2006 (age 15) Batsman Right-handed Right-arm medium Lancashire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
James Coles (2004-04-04) 4 April 2004 (age 18) Batsman Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Sussex 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
William Luxton (2003-05-06) 6 May 2003 (age 19) Batsman Right-handed Yorkshire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Tom Prest (2003-03-24) 24 March 2003 (age 19) Batsman Right-handed Right-arm off-break Hampshire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
James Sales (2003-02-11) 11 February 2003 (age 19) Batsman Right-handed Right-arm medium Northamptonshire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Rehan Ahmed (2004-08-13) 13 August 2004 (age 18) All-rounder Right-handed Right-arm leg-break Leicestershire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Jacob Bethell (2003-10-23) 23 October 2003 (age 18) All-rounder Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Warwickshire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Danial Ibrahim (2004-08-09) 9 August 2004 (age 18) All-rounder Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium Sussex 2021 v Sri Lanka[2]
George Thomas (2003-11-14) 14 November 2003 (age 18) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Somerset 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
George Bell (2002-09-25) 25 September 2002 (age 19) Wicket-keeper Right-handed Lancashire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Alex Horton (2004-01-07) 7 January 2004 (age 18) Wicket-keeper Right-handed Glamorgan 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
James Rew (2004-01-11) 11 January 2004 (age 18) Wicket-keeper Left-handed Somerset 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Sonny Baker (2003-03-13) 13 March 2003 (age 19) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium Somerset 2022 Under-19 World Cup  [3][4]
Nathan Barnwell (2003-02-03) 3 February 2003 (age 19) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Surrey 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Josh Boyden (2004-04-16) 16 April 2004 (age 18) Pace bowler Left-handed Left-arm medium Lancashire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]
Ben Cliff (2002-10-23) 23 October 2002 (age 19) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Yorkshire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[4]
Harry Petrie (2002-09-06) 6 September 2002 (age 19) Pace bowler Right-handed Right-arm medium Hampshire 2021 v West Indies[1]
Josh Baker (2003-05-16) 16 May 2003 (age 19) Spin bowler Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Worcestershire 2021 v Sri Lanka[2]
Harry Crawshaw (2003-02-16) 16 February 2003 (age 19) Spin bowler Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Durham 2021 v Sri Lanka[2]
Archie Lenham (2004-07-23) 23 July 2004 (age 18) Spin bowler Right-handed Right-arm leg-break Sussex 2021 v West Indies[1]
Fateh Singh (2004-04-20) 20 April 2004 (age 18) Spin bowler Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Nottinghamshire 2022 Under-19 World Cup[3]

  = withdrew injured

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
2022   West Indies Squad Runners-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Barbados-born Jacob Bethell to captain England Under-19s against West Indies". ESPNcricinfo. 1 September 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d "Young Lions to tour Sri Lanka". England and Wales Cricket Board. 4 November 2021. Retrieved 4 February 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Young Lions announce England U19 World Cup squad". England and Wales Cricket Board. Retrieved 22 December 2021.
  4. ^ a b c "England's Sonny Baker ruled out of ICC Under-19 World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Gloucestershire head coach Richard Dawson to leave county for England pathway role". The Cricketer. 1 March 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.

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