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England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 11 January, 2018 13:03

We have four players in the squad- Savin Perera, Luke Holman, Ethan Bamber, and Jack Davies.

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Report on warm up match here-

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Some matches will be on Sky- including England's first match v Namibia (this Sunday 14th, coverage starts 21.30 GMT)

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 14 January, 2018 13:40

A bump to remind everyone at least three out of four of our Under 19's are likely to be live on the tv tonight.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: Jonathan Winsky (IP Logged)
Date: 14 January, 2018 21:56

All four Middlesex players have been selected for the match v Namibia.

In the 2016 edition, Namibia finished 7th, which was one place behind England and ahead of the likes of South Africa and New Zealand, which made them the top associate team and gave them automatic qualification for 2018.

In 2016, a few members of England’s squad entered the tournament having already played 1st XI county cricket. However the generation of 2018 has less experience, which makes it little surprise that four teams (India, Australia, Pakistan and South Africa) have shorter odds to win the tournament.

Regardless of where each team finishes in their group and whether they lose a knockout match, each team will be guaranteed six matches, as there will be play-offs to determine where each team will be deemed to have finished in the tournament.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: The Diamond ruled ok (IP Logged)
Date: 15 January, 2018 05:14

Namibia Under-19s 196/9 (50 ov)
England Under-19s 198/2 (24.1/50 ov)
England Under-19s won by 8 wickets (with 155 balls remaining)

Bangladesh also beat Canada in today's matches.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 17 January, 2018 09:28

England v Bangladesh on Sky tonight from 21.30 GMT.

One of the things that was mentioned in the last match is that Jack Davies is a relative of the Glamorgan keeper Hadyn Davies. I can't remember now if they said grandson, or Great grandson (could well be the latter, as Hadyn Davies was born in 1912).

One thing is certain- a keeper with a batting average of 13 wouldn't be tolerated today, but in those days you picked your best keeper (plus averages all tended to be lower because of uncovered wickets).

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Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: Jonathan Winsky (IP Logged)
Date: 17 January, 2018 19:14

Savin Perera has spoken to ICC’s website about various things. He is keen to play against Sri Lanka, where he lived for 13 of his 18 years, and against whom England would have played in a warm-up match were it not for the match being rained-off. However, the chances of the two teams meeting in this tournament are looking uncertain, as Sri Lanka lost their opening match v Afghanistan. That result seems like an upset, although the 2016 tournament saw Afghanistan finish above Zimbabwe, South Africa and New Zealand, and the way the country is progressing at cricket means that any results like this could be seen as commonplace in a few year’s time.

However, the main story of the round of matches which took place overnight was South Africa's Jiveshan Pillay been given out obstructing the field v West Indies.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 17 January, 2018 21:59

Correction- Hadyn Davies is Jack Davies' Great Uncle.

2 wickets already for Ethan Bamber.

Bangla 17-3 off 6 overs.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 17 January, 2018 22:10

Bambi claims a third.

A bit fortuitous I think. Might have been an inside edge, but got LBW decision.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 17 January, 2018 22:21

According to Rob Key,n Ethan Bamber's dad is an actor, David Bamber, who has played Hitler in a film.

Actually, looking at the ears, it has to be true!

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Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: Jonathan Winsky (IP Logged)
Date: 19 January, 2018 19:18

Luke Hollman and his father Peter have spoken to the Camden New Journal.

Despite winning both matches so far extremely comfortably, England will enter tonight’s match v Canada without qualification for the quarter-finals mathematically guaranteed. However, with their net run rate way ahead of Bangladesh and with Canada’s net run rate presently negative, I imagine that Canada would have to win by a heavy margin in order to cause England to drop out of the top two. Unfortunately, this match will not be shown on TV.

If England were to drop out of the top two, then that would be the only way they could come up against Sri Lanka, whose record of one win and two defeats means that they will be one of at least four Test nations consigned to the Plate League, alongside holders West Indies, Zimbabwe and Ireland.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 20 January, 2018 08:01

England 383-7

Canada 101

A bit of a mismatch.

Not only that, it looks like we took the chance to give everyone in the squad a game, so Ethan Bamber didn't get a chance to take some cheap wickets.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 20 January, 2018 11:18

We will play Australia in the quarter finals.

Live on Sky Monday at 21.30 GMT.

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Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: Jonathan Winsky (IP Logged)
Date: 22 January, 2018 21:37

Jack Davies, Luke Hollman and Ethan Bamber have all been selected for the quarter-final.

Hopefully I will wake up tomorrow morning to find that England have taken the big scalp of Australia. If that doesn’t happen, then it would not be the end of England's involvement in the tournament, as they would then have two more matches to determine where they would finish between 5th and 8th.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: Jonathan Winsky (IP Logged)
Date: 22 January, 2018 22:47

With Australia 70-6 and Ethan Bamber having taken three wickets, it would come as a big disappointment if I was to wake up to learn that England had lost.

I haven't seen much of the match so far, so I am not sure whether the match is being played on an pitch which has been used a few previous times in the tournament. If that is the case, then it could be a contributory factor to Australia's difficulties, and would therefore make it likely England may struggle to bat too.

Bamber has spoken to Cricinfo about various things.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 23 January, 2018 06:35

Oh dear.

Australia 127, (Bamber 3-31)

England 96 (Pope 8-35)

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: adelaide (IP Logged)
Date: 23 January, 2018 13:07

No surprise that Pope is a leg spinner. Looking at the photo of him with long flame red hair in his Aussie headgear I can't help thinking the cap looks like a version of one of those joke Scots caps.


Adelaide

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 23 January, 2018 16:06

By the way, it seems like just about everyone in Ethan Bamber's family is an actor.

Besides his father, David, who I linked to earlier, his mum is the actress Julia Swift, who has been in one or two things, and her parents were both actors.You can follow it through the imdb links.

And her uncle is Clive Swift, best known for being Hyacinth Bucket's husband in Keeping up Appearances (so that makes him Ethan's Great Uncle).

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: Jonathan Winsky (IP Logged)
Date: 23 January, 2018 19:47

Lloyd Pope’s 8-35 was a phenomenal achievement, and one which he will hope won’t simply mark the high point of his career. It was the second-best bowling figures in U-19 internationals (the record is held by future Middlesex player Irfan Pathan for his 9-16 for India v Bangladesh in 2003, and would have been the 10th 8-for in List A cricket and the 8th-best figures ever had the match had this status. Still, I feel the pitch was partly responsible, as I have seen the wickets, and he clearly got the best out of it. It was just a shame that England had to be on the receiving end of this performance.

England’s next match will be on Saturday evening at Queenstown against whoever loses the quarter-final between India and Bangladesh which takes place 48 hours previously. Victory for England would take them to a 5th-place play-off on the evening of Tuesday 30th January, while defeat would mean they would have a 7th-place play-off on the evening of Wednesday 31st January. Whatever happens, they will end the tournament having played every match at Queenstown, despite six other venues being used.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: Jonathan Winsky (IP Logged)
Date: 25 January, 2018 19:41

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Sri Lanka lost their opening match v Afghanistan. That result seems like an upset, although the 2016 tournament saw Afghanistan finish above Zimbabwe, South Africa and New Zealand, and the way the country is progressing at cricket means that any results like this could be seen as commonplace in a few year’s time

I didn't think I could be surprised at the progress of Afghanistan's cricket. However, it was a great achievement for them to not only beat a nation with many decades more cricket renown than themselves in their quarter-final v New Zealand, but to do so by 202 runs. Afghanistan are guaranteed to finish at least 4th, and are within two wins of causing shockwaves by becoming U-19 world champions!

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Jonathan Winsky
England’s next match will be on Saturday evening at Queenstown against whoever loses the quarter-final between India and Bangladesh which takes place 48 hours previously. Victory for England would take them to a 5th-place play-off on the evening of Tuesday 30th January, while defeat would mean they would have a 7th-place play-off on the evening of Wednesday 31st January. Whatever happens, they will end the tournament having played every match at Queenstown, despite six other venues being used

Both of England’s remaining matches are likely to be on Sky, as ICC’s website marks Saturday’s match and the 5th- and 7th-place play-offs as Broadcast Fixtures.

Re: England U19 World Cup in New Zealand
Posted by: chunkyinargyll (IP Logged)
Date: 27 January, 2018 19:24

Just a reminder for anyone who may have forgotten that our lads are on Sky in 2 hours time v Bangladesh.

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