New Zealand national under-19 cricket team

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New Zealand Under-19s
Flag of New Zealand.svg
Personnel
Captain Josh Finnie
Coach Bob Carter[1]
Fielding coach n/a
Owner New Zealand Cricket
Chief executive n/a
Manager n/a
Adviser n/a
Team information
Colours Black
Founded 1986
Home ground Bert Sutcliffe Oval
Capacity n/a
History
First-class debut India U-19s
in 1992
at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Official website: Official Website

The New Zealand Under-19 cricket team have been playing official Under-19 test matches since 1986. Former captains of the team include Stephen Fleming, Craig McMillan, Chris Cairns and Brendon McCullum. They have played 41 matches, with their last match[clarification needed] against India at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, 5 February 2007. Their win/loss record is 11/9.[2]

In April 2014, Bob Carter who was New Zealand's assistant coach left his role with the national side to take up the position of high-performance coach. Carter is responsible for developing the U-19s and A team sides.

Current squad[edit]

The Under-19 squad selected for the 2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup was:[3]

Player Date of Birth Batting Bowling style
Josh Finnie (c) (1996-12-18)18 December 1996 (aged 19) Right Right-arm off break
Finnley Allen (wk) (1999-04-22)22 April 1999 (aged 16) Right
Josh Clarkson (1997-01-21)21 January 1997 (aged 19) Right Right-arm medium
Zak Gibson (1997-03-19)19 March 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm medium
Christian Leopard (1997-09-17)17 September 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm medium
Felix Murray (1998-10-29)29 October 1998 (aged 17) Left Slow left-arm orthodox
Aniket Parikh (1997-07-07)7 July 1997 (aged 18) Right Right-arm off break
Dale Phillips (1998-10-15)15 October 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm fast-medium
Glenn Phillips (wk) (1996-12-06)6 December 1996 (aged 19) Right
Rachin Ravindra (1999-11-18)18 November 1999 (aged 16) Left Slow left-arm orthodox
Talor Scott (wk) (1996-12-31)31 December 1996 (aged 19) Right
Ben Sears (1998-02-11)11 February 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm medium-fast
Nathan Smith (1998-07-15)15 July 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm medium-fast
Daniel Stanley (1996-09-05)5 September 1996 (aged 19) Left Left-arm medium-fast
Ross ter Braak (1997-06-05)5 June 1997 (aged 18) Right Left-arm fast-medium

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