Junior Proteas ‘excited’ to take on the world as World Cup kicks off

The South Africa under-19s are filled with excitement as they strive to make the nation proud ahead of their ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup opening match against Afghanistan in Kimberley on Friday. The youth tournament that has seen the emergence of current Standard Bank Proteas like Kagiso Rabada, Aiden Markram and Quinton de Kock, will […]

‘Every game is a semi-final’ for Junior Proteas ahead of Group D clash against Canada

South Africa under-19 assistant coach, Chris van Noordwyk, emphasised the importance of the team’s upcoming matches in pursuit of a place in the ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup super league quarter-finals, starting with the encounter against Canada in Potchefstroom on Wednesday. Following the side’s disappointing seven-wicket defeat in the opening game against Afghanistan, the Junior […]

Junior Proteas focused on being at their ‘best’ ahead of World Cup Quarter-final

South Africa under-19s head coach, Lawrence Mahatlane, says the team is focused on executing their skills and playing their best game as they prepare to take on Bangladesh in the ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup Super League Quarter-final in Potchefstroom on Thursday. The battle for the third semi-final spot will take place at the JB […]

New picks relish SA U19 opportunity

The Coca-Cola South Africa under-19s are looking forward to their opening Cricket South Africa (CSA) Youth One-Day International triangular match against Zimbabwe in Cape Town on Saturday. The 10-match series, which includes Sri Lanka, will see four new faces in the home side as they campaign for a tournament win.South Africa’s first assignment is against […]

All-round Afridi the difference for Pakistan against SA U19s in first Youth ODI

Abbas Afridi recorded an unbeaten half-century and claimed two wickets to lead Pakistan to a 17-run win over the Coca-Cola South Africa under-19s in the opening Youth One-Day International at the Chatsworth Oval on Saturday. The victory gives the visitors a one-nil lead in the seven-match series. Man of the Match Afridi scored a crucial […]