U-19 world cup warm-up matches washed out for second straight day

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"When we do that we'll be a formidable team", he says. "This shows that we are prepared to achieve a good position in the competitions", Bahir Mahbob member of the national team said. It has a fantastic win-loss ratio, having won 52 of the 71 matches it has played so far in the World Cup, with one match ending in no result.

Mr. David Richardson, the CEO, ICC, Mr. Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman and Syed Sultan Shah Chairman Pakistan Blind Cricket Council were the guests of the occasion and distributed prizes amongst the players.

The final of the tournament will be held on January 19 in Sharjah.

The 11th edition of the Under-19 World Cup will be played across seven venues in four cities - Whangarei, Tauranga, Christchurch and Queenstown - over 22 days.

The captains line up ahead of the start of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand
The captains line up ahead of the start of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand

For Sri Lanka, Suranga Sampath scored 68 runs and K A Silva 64.

Apart from being part of the Indian team for the 12th edition of the ICC Under-19 World Cup set to start on January 13, they have already graduated to first-class cricket.

They are the only ones to have won back-to-back titles, in 2004 and 2006, and have also finished runners-up on three other occasions. India reached the final in 2016 in Bangladesh, but lost to West Indies. Consequently, Pakistan had to go into the game with five players absent for selection, who couldn't get their visas in time to travel for the match.

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