This years Under-19 Asia cup (Youth Asia cup) will be held on Sri Lanka. The organiser Asian Cricket Council has announced the groups, fixtures and venues for this exciting tournament.
2016 under-19 Asia cup will have eight teams. The 50 over tournament will commence on 15th of December 2016 in Colombo.
The semi final will be held on 20th and 21st December and final will be held on 23rd December.
A bit of History
The first under-19 Asia cup was held on 2012 in Malaysia. India and Pakistan shared the trophy as the final match end on a draw.
Second tournament was held on UAE, which India won again in the final, by 132 runs against Pakistan.
Under-19 Asia Cup 2016
There will be 2 groups with 4 teams in each group.
The fixtures for this years ICC Asia cup U19 2016 are as follows:
Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Digvijay Birender Rangi, Chandan Sahani, Priyam Garg, Abhishek Sharma (Captain), Daryl S Ferrario, Sandeep K Tomar (WK), Ayush Jamwal, Rahul Deshraj Chahar, Kamlesh Singh Nagarkoti, Rishabh Bhagat, Simarjeet Singh, Izhaan Ashfaque Sayed, Shiva Singh
Sandeep Lamichhane (C), Md. Aasif Sheikh, Rabindra Jung Shahi, Aadil Khan, Bhim Sharki, Anil Kumar Sah, Dipendra Singh Airee, Pawan Sarraf, Suwarnakar Uraw, Sandeep Sunar, Kamal Singh Airee, Nandan Yadav, Prakash KC, Avinash Karn & Rohit Kumar Paudel
Naveen Ul Haq (C), Shams Karokhil (VC), Zubair, Naweed Obaid, Ibrahim Zadran, Tariq Stanikzai, Perwiz Malikzai, Darwish, Nisar Wahdat, Imran Mohammadi, Zahid Khan, Ikram Faizi (WK), Mujeeb, Qais Ahmad, Yousaf Zazai, Wafadar, Asmat Alam, Zahir Khan, Tamim, Roheed.
Mohammed Saif Hassan (Captain), Sozib Hosen, Nazmul Alam, Afif Hossain (Vice Captain), Aminul Islam Biplob, Rayan Rafsan Rahman, Habibur Rahman, Md Rakib, Mahidul Islam Bhuiyan, Nayeem Hasan, Shakhawat Hossain, Qazi Onik Islam, Yeasin Arafat, Mukidul Islam, Mohammad Abdul Halim