USA National Under 19’s Cricket Team – Overview

ICC Americas U-19 2013 Division 1 Tournament

After a vigorous set of regional trials and selection processes, the United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) is pleased to announce the 14-man squad set to compete in the ICC Americas U-19 2013 Division 1 Tournament to be held in Toronto, Canada from July 7th – July 15th 2013. Winner will automatically advance to the ICC U-19 World Cup 2014 which will be held in UAE next year.

USA Under-19 Squad

Steven Taylor (Captain) (19)

Krishneal Goel (Vice Captain) (19)

Trevis Ross (18)

Muhammad Omar Afridi (18)

Patrick Palmer (18)

Waqas Shah (19)

Shakeel Ahmad (18)

Rishi Patel (17)

Roshan Varadarajan (18)

Arsh Buch (18)

Ryan Persaud (18)

Randall Wilson (17)

Kwiese Edmondson (18)

Keifer Phill (16)

 

USA Support Staff

Team Manager

Wesley King

Robin Singh

Head Coach

Basil Butcher, Jr

Physiotherapist

Senior player and rising star Steven Taylor has been appointed captain of the USA U-19 Team. The USACA is proud to announce that many of the players in the U-19 squad are talented individuals who have progressed within the league from the U-15 levels.

TRIALS AND SELECTION PROCESS

The USA National U-19 team was selected after an exhaustive series of regional trials followed by a vigorous Selection Combine which tested players for speed, endurance, strength and cricketing skills. This comprehensive process provided the National Selectors the opportunity to assess technical, tactical, physical and mental strengths of the players in a variety of conditions.

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

Competing for a chance to automatically advance to the ICC U-19 World Cup that will be held in UAE next year, team USA will be eyeing for the title alongside Canada and Bermuda. The 50-over tournament will be utilizing a double round-robin with each participating country playing each other twice.

All matches will be played at the Maple Leaf Cricket Club grounds in King City, Ontario.

Below are the ICC America’s U-19 2013 Division 1 Fixtures:

Date

 Match Times

MLCC

Day Off

ROUND 1

Monday, July 8th

10:00 AM

USA v Bermuda Canada
Tuesday, July 9th

10:00 AM

Bermuda v Canada USA
Wednesday, July 10th

10:00 AM

Canada v USA Bermuda

ROUND 2

Thursday, July 11th

10:00 AM

Bermuda v USA Canada
Friday, July 12th

10:00 AM

Canada v Bermuda USA
Saturday, July 13th

10:00 AM

USA v Canada Bermuda
Sunday, July 14th

Rain/Reserve Day

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