|Under 19 World Cup: New Zealand, January 2010|
Bangladesh outplay Ireland to win Plate Championship ( )
Ireland Under 19’s slumped to a 195 run defeat in the Plate Championship final, being comprehensively defeated by a very strong Bangladesh side at McLean Park in Napier.
Balbirnie Relishing Bangladesh Clash ( )
Ireland skipper Andy Balbirnie is relishing the opportunity to claim another Full member scalp as his side face Bangladesh in the Plate Championship final today at McLean Park in Napier.
Ireland reach Plate Final ( )
Ireland Under 19’s reached the final of the Plate Championship in New Zealand despite no play being possible in their semi final clash with Canada at Fitzherbert Park.
Ireland defeat Zimbabwe ( )
A fine all round display by Ireland saw them comprehensively defeat Zimbabwe by seven wickets to advance to the semi finals of the Plate Competition.
Dockrell on T20 Mission ( )
Leinster lad George Dockrell has twin ambitions for the weeks ahead -- to help Ireland win the Plate competition at the U-19 World Cup and to make his debut for the full international side.
Stirling leads Ireland to victory against USA ( )
A Paul Stirling inspired Ireland registered their first win of this year’s Under 19 World Cup, beating a spirited USA side by five wickets.
The Full members stay in charge ( )
Four more convincing performances by the fancied sides ensured that there were no upsets on the tournament's fourth day.
Canada´s Pathan reported for a suspect action ( )
The Canadian off-spinner´s action was reported by the umpires after his side´s match against Zimbabwe on Friday.
West Indies close out Bangladesh in a magnificent finish ( )
The West Indies´ one-run victory was the highlight of the third day, but there were easy victories for India, Australia and Sri Lanka in the day´s other games.
Lawson impressed by Irish ( )
Ireland’s younger breed will today take on the might of Australia in the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand - with more than a little bit of help from one of the grand names of Australian cricket.
Australia justify favourites tag ( )
Ireland lose heavily to Australia.
Canada come back to earth with a bump on Day 2 ( )
The more experienced Full member sides claim four comfortable victories on the second day, but there are some fine individual performances by Associate players.
Ireland lose to South Africa ( )
Ireland lost their opening encounter in the Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand, going down to a five wicket defeat by South Africa.
Canada stun Zimbabwe in opening-day upset ( )
Canada's thrilling 10-run victory over Zimbabwe was the shock of the first day, with fellow-qualifiers Ireland and Afghanistan losing to South Africa and India respectively.
Future stars and developing cricket nations ready for world stage ( )
It's all to play for as the 2010 Under-19 World Cup gets under way in New Zealand on Friday.
It's in their DNA ( )
Some of the Associates players in the Under-19 World Cup come from distinguished cricketing families.
Ireland fall short despite Shannon heroics ( )
A late order collapse which saw five wickets fall for just four runs denied Ireland their first ever win against a test nation at Under 19 level.
USA, Hong Kong turn the tables on Associate opponents ( )
Wins for the USA and Hong Kong against PNG and Canada in the second round of warm-up matches, but defeat for Ireland and Afghanistan against Full member opposition.
Associates struggle in opening warm-up matches ( )
The four Associate sides facing Full member opposition all suffered decisive defeats in the first round of official warm-up matches on Monday.
Balbirnie century helps Ireland to easy win ( )
Ireland defeat Afghanistan by seven wickets after 148 run partnership between Andrew Balbirnie and James Shannon.
James Shannon World Cup Blog - Part One ( )
A winning start in the warm up games in Australia before the action switches to New Zealand.
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup opens in Christchurch ( )
The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup was officially opened with a vibrant welcome ceremony in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday.
Group B Preview ( )
Star-studded Australians look for third U19 CWC crown while Ireland and USA face tough task to make second round
Skipper Paul Stirling hits unbeaten century ( )
Ireland U19s complete second victory at their Australian camp.
Ireland win warm up game ( )
Ireland clinch dramatic one wicket win against University of New South Wales.
Ramage delight at World Cup selection ( )
Scottish umpire Ian Ramage is understandably delighted after being selected to officiate in New Zealand.
The past proves that upsets are on the cards ( )
Every Under-19 World Cup since 1998 has included at least one victory by an Associate over Full member opposition.
ICC announces match officials ( )
On-field umpires drawn from the International Panel and the ICC Associate and Affiliate International Panel.
Under 19 World Cup squads ( )
All 16 squads have now been named for the tournament which takes place in New Zealand next month.
Ireland squad profiles ( )
Profiles of the fifteen players who will represent Ireland in the Under 19 World Cup.