The ICC Under 19 World Cup is the first step towards international cricket for young cricketers. International Cricket Council (ICC) organizes U19 world cup for young players under-19 age and tournament take place in every two years since 1998. ICC Under 19 World Cup is the biggest platform for young players to show their talent at international level. If you looking for ICC Under 19 World Cup winners and winning captains names then here is a list.
The team squad of ICC Under 19 World Cup is selected by the board based on player’s domestic cricket but it has discovered many hidden talents since its inception. India biggest current star Virat Kohli also start his journey with ICC U19 World Cup.
ICC Under 19 World Cup Winners List
The inaugural edition of ICC Under 19 World Cup was won by host Australia. So far, total eleven times Under 19 World Cup was held by the ICC. Australia and India are the most successful team in the history of the tournament, each team has won thrice and were the runner once. Pakistan has won it twice while South Africa, West Indies and England have won the under 19 cricket world cup once.
Here is the complete list of ICC Under 19 World Cup winners.
|2016||Bangladesh||West Indies||India||West Indies won by 5 wickets||Dhaka|
|2014||UAE||South Africa||Pakistan||South Africa won by 6 wickets||Dubai|
|2012||Australia||India||Australia||India won by 6 wickets||Townsville|
|2010||New Zealand||Australia||Pakistan||Australia won by 25 runs||Lincoln|
|2008||Malaysia||India||South Africa||India won by 12 runs (D/L)||Puchong|
|2006||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||India||Pakistan won by 38 runs||Colombo|
|2004||Bangladesh||Pakistan||West Indies||Pakistan won by 25 runs||Dhaka|
|2002||New Zealand||Australia||South Africa||Australia won by 7 wickets||Lincoln|
|2000||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka||India won by 6 wickets||Colombo|
|1998||South Africa||England||New Zealand||England won by 7 wickets||Johannesburg|
|1988||Australia||Australia||Pakistan||Australia won by 5 wickets||Adelaide|
2018 under 19 cricket world cup is scheduled to be held by New Zealand from 13 January to 3 February 2018. The tournament will be played across seven venues Hagley Oval, Rangiora Oval, Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln No. 3, John Davies Oval, Bay Oval and Cobham Oval.
The next U-19 World Cup is just a couple of months away, here’s the list of the u19 world cup winning captains.
- 1988 (Australia) – Geoff Parker
- 1998 (England) – Owais Shah
- 2000 (India) – Mohammad Kaif
- 2002 (Australia) – Cameron White
- 2004 (Pakistan) – Khalid Latif
- 2006 (Pakistan) – Sarfraz Ahmed
- 2008 (India) – Virat Kohli
- 2010 (Australia) – Mitchell Marsh
- 2012 (India) – Unmukt Chand
- 2014 (South Africa) – AK Markram
- 2016 (West Indies) – SO Hetmyer