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Australia withdraw from U19 World Cup citing security concerns

ICC U19 World Cup 2016

Kathmandu- Australia have withdrawn from the ICC U19 World Cup in Bangladesh citing security concerns. With the world cup just 22 days away Cricket Australia announced that they won’t take part in youth cricket’s biggest stage.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has invited Ireland, who were runners-up behind Nepal in the qualifying tournament in Kuala Lumpur in October, to replace Australia in the tournament.

Nepal, India, Australia and New Zealand were placed in Group D for the tournament. The competition is scheduled to take place in Bangladesh from January 27, 2016.

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