2000 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup

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2000 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup
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Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format One Day International
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s)  Sri Lanka
Champions  India (1st title)
Participants 16
Most runs South Africa Graeme Smith (348)
Most wickets Pakistan Zahid Saeed (15)
1998
2002

The 2000 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup[1] was played in Sri Lanka from 11–28 January 2000. In all 16 sides competed in the tournament with India running out eventual winners, defeating Sri Lanka in the final by 6 wickets. Yuvraj Singh of India was named Player of the Tournament.

Future players that featured for their national team in the tournament were:

Australia - Michael Clarke, Nathan Hauritz, Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Marsh, Andrew McDonald, Ed Cowan and Shane Watson

Bangladesh - Hannan Sarkar, Mohammad Ashraful, Rajin Saleh, Mohammad Salim, Anwar Hossain Monir and Ranjan Das

England - Ian Bell, Alex Loudon and Michael Carberry

India - Mohammad Kaif, Yuvraj Singh, Ajay Ratra, Venugopal Rao and Reetinder Sodhi

Ireland - Ryan Haire, Andrew White, John Mooney, Dom Joyce and Niall O'Brien

Kenya - Mohammad Sheikh, Kalpesh Patel, Collins Obuya, Morris Ouma and Josephat Ababu

Namibia - Jan-Berrie Burger and Burton van Rooi

Nepal - Aamir Akhtar, Binod Das, Dipendra Chaudhary, Mehboob Alam, Manoj Baishya, Parash Luniya and Raju Basnet

Netherlands - Daan van Bunge, Atse Buurman and Adeel Raja

New Zealand - James Franklin, Ian Butler, Jamie How, Brendon McCullum, Shanan Stewart and Nathan McCullum

Pakistan - Shoaib Malik, Danish Kaneria, Imran Farhat, Taufeeq Umar, Faisal Iqbal, Hasan Raza, Imran Nazir, Yasir Arafat, Irfan Fazil, Humayun Farhat and Mohammad Sami

South Africa - Graeme Smith, Jacques Rudolph, Johan Botha, Albie Morkel and Thami Tsolekile (Jonathan Trott also represented South Africa but went on to play international cricket for England)

Sri Lanka - Jehan Mubarak, Prabath Nissanka, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Kaushalya Weeraratne, Muthumudalige Pushpakumara, Akalanka Ganegama and Thilina Kandamby

West Indies - Ryan Hinds, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Lawson, Narsingh Deonarine, Brenton Parchment and Sewnarine Chattergoon

Zimbabwe - Mluleki Nkala, Travis Friend, Gavin Ewing, Greg Lamb, Alester Maregwede, Tatenda Taibu, Sean Ervine and Hamilton Masakadza

Statistics[edit]

Highest Runs Scorer[2] - Graeme Smith (South Africa) - 348 runs @ 87.00.

Most Wickets[3] - Zahid Saeed (Pakistan) - 15 wickets @ 7.60.

Highest Individual Score[4] - Jacques Rudolph (South Africa) - 156 not out, vs. Nepal.

Best Bowling Figures[5] - Zahid Saeed (Pakistan) - 5/14, vs. New Zealand.

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