ICC Under-19 World Cup
On Thursday, the ICC made New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson their brand ambassador for the Under-19 World Cup next year. The 12th tournament of the Under-19 World Cup played in New Zealand from January 13 to February 3. New Zealand host this World Cup for the third time.
After becoming a brand ambassador, Anderson said, “I am very excited to be part of the U-19 World Cup once again. I participated in this World Cup twice, this is the first milestone in international cricket. From home cricket to international cricket, it very important stop for career. ”
He said, “It is a good thing to come here once in our country, we look at those players who are not familiar, but can go ahead and make big names. In 2010, for the first time in my tournament Had played international cricket. ”
Chris Taitley, chief of ICC’s tournament organizer committee, said, “It is the right decision to connect Corey with us, it is the player who has come out of the ICC U-19 World Cup and comes from New Zealand. It important and our investment in this proved very effective. From time to time many top players emerge from this. ”
In this World Cup, the current champions West Indies, New Zealand, South Africa and Kenya placed in Group-A. Three-time champions Australia, India, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe placed in Group-B. In Group-C, Bangladesh, Canada, England and Namibia have got place. Two-time champions Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Ireland are placed in Group-D.
The top two teams from each group will make the place in the next round. Australia and India captured three-under-19 World Cup thrice. Pakistan successful in becoming the world champion twice. The West Indies, South Africa and England have won this World Cup twice.