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South Africa national under-19 cricket team

The South African Under-19 cricket team have been playing official Under-19 test matches since 1995. International players to have represented the team include Wayne Parnell, Neil McKenzie, AB de Villiers, Mark Boucher, Makhaya Ntini, Kagiso Rabada, Andile Phehlukwayo and Aiden Markram. They won the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2014 and finished runner-up in both 2002 and 2008.

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Personnel
CaptainMatthew Montgomery[1]
CoachLaurence Mahatlane
OwnerCricket South Africa
Chief executiveHaroon Lorgat
Team information
Founded1995
Home groundLC de Villiers Oval
Capacity2,000
History
First-class debutEngland
in 1995
at County Ground, Taunton,
Somerset

Under-19 World Cup recordEdit

South Africa's U19 World Cup record
Year Result Pos Pld W L T NR
  1988 Ineligible – not an ICC member
  1998 Semi-finals 3rd 16 6 5 1 0 0
  2000 First round 9th 16 8 5 0 0 3
  2002 Runner-up 2nd 16 8 5 3 0 0
  2004 Second round 7th 16 6 3 3 0 0
  2006 First round 11th 16 5 2 3 0 0
  2008 Runner-up 2nd 16 6 4 2 0 0
  2010 Quarter-finals 7th 16 6 5 1 0 0
  2012 Semi-finals 3rd 16 6 5 1 0 0
  2014 Champions 1st 16 6 6 0 0 0
  2016 First round 11th 16 6 3 3 0 0
  2018 Quarter-finals 5th 16 6 4 2 0 0
  2020 Qualified
Total 69 47 19 0 3

Current squadEdit

The South African squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, as announced on 21 December 2015, was as follows:[2]

Player Date of Birth Batting Bowling style
Fraser Jones (2000-06-14)14 June 2000 (aged 17) Right Right- arm fast
Tony de Zorzi (c) (1997-08-28)28 August 1997 (aged 18) Left Right-arm off spin
Ziyaad Abrahams (1997-03-27)27 March 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm fast
Dean Foxcroft (1998-04-20)20 April 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm off spin
Dayyaan Galiem (1997-01-02)2 January 1997 (aged 19) Right Right-arm medium-fast
Willem Ludick (1997-03-20)20 March 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm medium
Wandile Makwetu (wk) (1999-01-07)7 January 1999 (aged 17) Right
Conor McKerr (1998-01-19)19 January 1998 (aged 18) Right Right-arm fast
Rivaldo Moonsamy (1996-09-13)13 September 1996 (aged 19) Right
Wiaan Mulder (1998-02-19)19 February 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm medium
Luke Philander (1997-04-30)30 April 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm off spin
Farhaan Sayanvala (1997-07-08)8 July 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm off spin
Lutho Sipamla (1998-05-12)12 May 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm fast
Liam Smith (1997-05-11)11 May 1997 (aged 18) Right
Kyle Verreynne (wk) (1997-05-12)12 May 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm off spin
Sean Whitehad (1997-03-07)7 March 1997 (aged 18) Right Left-arm orthodox

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Uncapped Matthew Montgomery to lead SA U19s in tour to India". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Tony de Zorzi to lead South Africa at U-19 World Cup". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 21 December 2015.