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Ireland Under 19: International Tournaments
2018 Under 19 World Cup
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India lift title with easy win over Australia
Opener Manjot Kalra produced a sparkling 101 not out as India scored a handsome eight-wicket victory over Australia.
South Africa beat Bangladesh
Fast bowlers Fraser Jones and Akhonya Mnyaka ripped through Bangladesh’s batting line-up as South Africa scored a comfortable eight-wicket victory at the John Davies Oval to finish fifth.
What now for Ireland U19's?
The dust has settled on the Irish Under 19 World campaign and with the team currently en route back to Dublin from New Zealand, we take a look at how the campaign will be remembered.
Gill hits hundred as India crush Pakistan
Shubman Gill produced a classy century in the face of some fine fast bowling as India marched into their sixth final at the U19 World Cup with a facile 203 runs victory over Pakistan.
Australia end Afghanistan dream
All-rounders Jack Edwards and Jonathan Merlo came up with determined performances as Australia kept themselves in line for a fourth title by registering a comfortable six-wicket victory over Afghanistan
Tector hundred ensures Ireland end on winning note
Harry Tector’s brilliant century ensured Ireland’s Under 19 cricketers finished the World Cup on a winning note with a 102-run win over Namibia in the 13th place play-off clash in Christchurch.
Final averages for Ireland at U19 World Cup 2018
Neil Rock leads the batting averages and JJ Garth the bowling averages.
Simmons century puts West Indies in plate final
An innings of 166 by Keegan Simmons - and a poor Canadian batting performance - puts the West Indies in the plate final.
Afghanistan stun New Zealand
A 23-ball blitzkrieg of 66 from Azmatullah Omarzai was backed up by some precise bowling by spinners Mujeeb Zadran and Qais Ahmad as Afghanistan registered a thumping 202 runs victory over New Zealand.
Ireland beat PNG in low scoring contest
JJ Garth's Man-of-the-Match four wicket haul coupled with an invaluable 43 from Neil Rock saw Ireland beat Papua New Guinea by three wickets in a low scoring contest in Rangiora.
A win at last for Namibia
Namibia record their first win of the tournament against fellow African associate Kenya.
Pakistan beat South Africa
A composed 74 not out from Ali Zaryab ensured that the hard work of fast bowlers Muhamad Musa and Shaheen Afridi did not go waste when he guided Pakistan to a three-wicket victory over South Africa
Ireland beaten by West Indies
Half centuries from Neil Rock and Harry Tector weren't enough to prevent Ireland's Under 19's losing their Plate quarter-final against West Indies in Christchurch.
Pope takes 8 wickets as Australia stun England
Leg-spinner Lloyd Pope produced a dream spell of 9.4-2-35-8 as Australia defeated England by 31 runs in a dramatic fashion.
Namibia lose again
Another defeat for Namibia sees Zimbabwe reach the plate semi-finals.
Gill century puts Canada in plate semi-finals
Akash Gill scores a century to help Canada beat Papua New Guinea in the plate quarter final.
Ireland claim dramatic win over Afghanistan
Ireland’s Under 19 cricketers sealed a dramatic four-run win over Afghanistan in their World Cup clash in New Zealand.
Ireland hold their nerve in thriller
Ireland beat Afghanistan by 4 runs in the most exciting match of the competition so far.
Banks and Jacks centuries end Canadian hopes
Canada's outside chance of reaching the quarter finals ended today with a big defeat against England.
India, Pakistan and Australia progress
Anukul Roy took four for 20 and Shubman Gill scored an unbeaten 90 to help India fashion a 10-wicket victory , while Nathan McSweeney slammed 156 and fast bowler Jason Ralston took 7-15 as Australia thumped PNG.
Wins for England and Canada
Captain Harry Brook scored a fine century as England defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets, while Canada chased down 193 to beat Namibia by four wickets.
Another big defeat for Papua New Guinea
Another huge defeat for Papua New Guinea, this time against Australia.
Canada record first win by an associate
The first win by an associate side at this year's tournament has happened with Canada beating Namibia.
Afridi rips through Ireland
Pakistan were determined to put up a strong performance against Ireland after having lost to Afghanistan and got this through fast bowler Shaheen Afridi.
Pakistan thump Ireland
Ireland Under 19's slumped to an emphatic nine-wicket loss against Pakistan in their second World Cup game in New Zealand to all but end their hopes of qualification for the quarter-finals.
Big defeat for Papua New Guinea
Another 10 wicket defeat for Papua New Guinea, this time against India.
Canada open campaign with defeat
A century by Towhid Hridoy means that Canada are beaten by Bangladesh as their Under-19 World Cup campaign gets underway.
Kenya well beaten by South Africa
South Africa scored a massive 341 for seven after electing to bat in the Group A match. This was South Africa’s second highest total in the World Cup after their 359 for six against Namibia in 2012.
Another defeat for Namibia
Two defeats from two for Namibia as they lose to England in Queenstown.
Ireland beaten by Sri Lanka
Ireland's Under 19's have been beaten by seven wickets against Sri Lanka in their opening World Cup match in New Zealand.
Afghanistan beat Pakistan
Afghanistan start their campaign with a fantastic five-wicket win over Pakistan.
Papua New Guinea crash to opening defeat
Zimbabwe beat Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets to start their Under-19 World Cup campaign.
Namibia beaten heavily as tournament kicks off
Namibia are beaten heavily by Bangladesh as the Under-19 World Cup gets underway in New Zealand.
Tector century in vain as Ireland lose to England
Harry Tector scored a century for Ireland Under 19's but it wasn't enough to save them from a comprehensive 125-run loss against England in their first World Cup warm-up game in Christchurch.
Afghanistan beat Bangladesh in warm-up
Afghanistan gave an early warning of their potential in the U19 World Cup when they pulled off an impressive 56-run victory over Bangladesh in a warm-up match.
Ireland warm-up games start in earnest
After a sodden start, Ireland's U19 cricketers will be hoping to finally get on the pitch this week when they play their two official warm-up matches in Christchurch.
Group D preview
Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will all present huge challenges to Ireland.
Group C preview
Bangladesh and England are expected to top a group that includes Canada and Namibia.
Soggy start for Ireland U19's
Ireland's World Cup preparations got off to a soggy start as their warm-up game against an Auckland Development XI was abandoned.
Group B preview
Australia, India, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe make up the group.
Group A preview
2016 winners West Indies and 2014 champions South Africa compete against hosts New Zealand and Kenya.