Nepal joins Australia & England in ICC U19 WC 2012

Nepal will join the defending champion and host Australia along with 1998 winner England in the Group A of ICC World Cup 2012 to be held in Queensland, Australia.

Scotland, Nepal, Ireland, Afghanistan, PNG and Namibia will join the Full Members at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012 in Australia are now known following the completion of the qualifying tournament in Ireland. And the team groupings for the 15-day celebration of youth cricket have now also been finalized.

The event will get underway in Queensland exactly one year from today and Scotland will be there as the leading Associate after winning eight of its nine matches during the qualifiers, which took place in Dublin and Derry.

Group B is made up of the last event’s runner-up and two-time winner Pakistan, New Zealand, Scotland and Afghanistan while 2000 and 2008 champion India has been drawn in Group C along with West Indies, Zimbabwe and PNG. Sri Lanka, South Africa, Bangladesh and Namibia make up Group D.

ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat  said: “The ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup is a very important tournament for us and I want to congratulate those six teams who have qualified to take part in Queensland next year.”

“This tournament has proved to be an important stepping stone for elite young cricketers aspiring to play international cricket. It’s an opportunity for them to develop and test their skills in a high-pressure situation against the world’s best at this level,” he added.


Group A Group B Group C Group D
Australia Pakistan India Sri Lanka
England New Zealand West Indies South Africa
Nepal Scotland Zimbabwe Bangladesh
Ireland Afghanistan PNG Namibia


  1. aditya

    August 11, 2011 at 10:00 am

    lala aba australia ra england lai harayera second round ma jana parcha……… of luck

    • Aryal_sunlight

      August 11, 2011 at 10:24 am

      Hamilai pani testai lagi raako cha!! Jay Nepal

  2. Munnasharma1111

    August 11, 2011 at 10:00 am

    nepal and  soctland should be in group c or d

  3. Be_node

    August 11, 2011 at 10:46 am

    go nepal go……………………….

  4. Bluffmaster_b3

    August 11, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    ireland lai ta nepal le haraihalcha and australia or england ma euta lai haraye pugcha

  5. Apple

    August 11, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    tesko lagi dherai sudharnu parcha

  6. Rated R

    August 11, 2011 at 4:33 pm

    Je bho Ramrai bhayo.So ENG ra IRE lai matra haraye pani NEP will be 2nd round.GO NEPAL GO……Good Luck

  7. JayNepal

    August 11, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    Its a very good tie for us. Group C and D have 3 test playing nations. We have 2 and we are going to capitalize on this. Nepal has had enough of Plate games now we need real match.

  8. Raaz80

    August 12, 2011 at 7:38 am

    i hope nepal will qualify…..

  9. Cricket

    August 12, 2011 at 10:17 am

    I hope Nepal will be the winner of Group A.

  10. Sugam Shrestha

    September 22, 2011 at 4:07 am

    We can beat Engalnd and Ireland,and that will be enough to qualify the next round

  11. Alesh Tamrakar(US Missouri)

    October 1, 2011 at 7:23 am

    hey nepali cricketers play to ur full potential and dont let ur nerves get to u and try to win the cup not just visiting australia. and also try playing cricket continously in order to get into the national side and make the senior team strong.

  12. Amun Kharel

    October 15, 2011 at 9:55 am

    Nepal has nothing to Lose to everything to gain 
    So best of luck to Nepal

  13. Amun

    October 17, 2011 at 2:20 am

    Nepal has nothing to lose but everything to gain so best of luck to Nepal……………
    Come to field with lot of positivity and come to the field for improvement!!!!!!!

  14. Avon Khanal

    January 12, 2012 at 7:57 am

    Hope nepal can play semi final……..

  15. Pankaj

    February 11, 2012 at 9:19 am

    All the best ,, we all are with you team Nepal !!!

  16. Nawarajg

    February 14, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Nepal is going to rock the tournament…

  17. Achyutthapa60

    February 17, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    I hope that nepal get success and good achievement from group ‘A’ side.

  18. Ajaykamu12

    March 13, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    best of luck…………….make Nepal PROUD.

  19. namu

    June 5, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    nepali ko ho vanera dekhaune samaye aaye ko 6 ………………….pls player play as can as possible yar ………………………………………………………jeet ko aawasekta 6 nepali lai ……………mula kati nepali le har matra accept garne………………donot afraid of team even it austrilia …………….

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