long awaited ICC 2022 Under-19 World Cup will begin on Friday (January 14) with the host West Indies bear Australia in the tournament opener.
The 14th Rising Stars Championship will feature up to 16 teams locking horns in 48 games. Antigua, Guyana, St Kitts and Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago will host the games at 10 venues.
The top two teams from the four groups will qualify for the Chinese Super League, while the rest will compete in a plate match. The game starts today, let’s take a look at the list of jerseys the team will wear during the Global Championship:
Like the senior team’s jerseys, the Indian U-19s will also wear the jerseys, translating the slogans and cheers of fans into sonic patterns.
team: Yash Dhull (c), Harnoor Singh, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, SK Rasheed (vc), Nishant Sindhu, Siddarth Yadav, Aneeshwar Gautam, Dinesh Bana, Aaradhya Yadav, Raj Angad Bawa, Manav Parakh, Kaushal Tambe, RS Hangargekar, Vasu Vats, Vicky Ostwal, Ravi Kumar, Gavsanwan.
Travel Reserve: Rishit Reddy, Uday Saharan, Ansh Gosai, Amrit Raj Upadhyay, Amrit Raj Upadhyay.
The Australian U-19s, with their bright yellow jerseys, also opted for a similar design to their senior team jerseys.
team: Cooper Connolly (c), Harkirat Bajwa, Aidan Cahill, Joshua Garner, Isaac Higgins, Campbell Kellaway, Corey Miller, Jack Nisbet, Nivethan Radhakrishnan, William Salzmann, Lachlan Shaw, Jackson Sinfield, Tobias Snell, Tom Whitney, Teague Wyllie.
Travel Reserve: Liam Blackford, Liam Doddrell, Joel Davis, Sam Rahali, Aubrey Stockdale.
Bangladesh has two jerseys, one in the iconic green and the other in red.
team: Rakibul Hasan (c), Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Mahfijul Islam, Iftakhar Hossain Ifti, SM Meherob Hasan, Aich Mollah, Abdulla Al Mamun, Gazi Mohammad Tahjibul Islam, Ariful Islam, Md Fahim, Mohammad Musfik Hasan, Ripon Mondol, Md Ashiqur Zaman, Tanzim Hassan Sakib, Naimur Roman Noyong.
Travel Reserve: Ahosun Habib Leon, Jishan Alam.
With a black bottom and red as the main color, the Canada team’s jersey is exactly the same as their men’s premium version.
team: Mihir Patel (c), Anoop Chima, Arjuna Sukhu, Ethan Gibson, Gavin Niblock, Gurnek Johal Singh, Harjap Saini, Jash Shah, Kairav Sharma, Mohit Prashar, Parmveer Kharoud, Sahil Badin, Sheel Patel, Siddh Lad, Yasir Mahmood .
Non-travel reserves: Ayush Singh, Eran Maliduwapathirana, Ramanvir Dhaliwal, Yash Mondkar.
England’s U-19s chose light blue.
team: Tom Perst (c), Rehan Ahmed, Tom Aspinwall, Sonny Baker, Nathan Barnwell, George Bell, Jacob Bethell, Josh Boyden, James Coles, Alex Horton, Will Luxton, James Rew, James Sales, Fateh Singh, George Thomas.
Travel Reserve: Josh Baker, Ben Cliff.
Ireland opted for emerald green, again similar to their senior counterparts.
team: Tim Tector (c), Diarmuid Burke, Joshua Cox, Jack Dickson, Liam Doherty, Jamie Forbes, Daniel Forkin, Matthew Humphreys, Philippe le Roux, Scott Macbeth, Nathan McGuire, Muzamil Sherzad, David Vincent, Luke Whelan, Reuben Wilson.
Travel Reserve: Robbie Miller.
Non-travel reserves: Ryan Hunter, Ewan Wilson.
Pakistan decided to wear two jerseys in the game, with green being the main colour.
team: Qasim Akram (c), Abdul Faseeh, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Ahmed Khan, Ali Asfand, Arham Nawab, Awais Ali, Faisal Akram, Haseebullah, Irfan Khan Niazi, Maaz Sadaqat, Mehran Mumtaz, Mohammad Shehzad, Rizwan Mehmood, Zeeshan Zameer.
Travel Reserve: Ghazi Ghori (wk), Mohammad Zeeshan.
Papua New Guinea
The Papua New Guinea U-19s are the same kits used by the senior teams at the 2021 T20 World Cup.
team: Barnabas Maha (c), Boio Ray, Sigo Kelly, Malcolm Aporo, Toua Boe, Ryan Ani, Aue Oru, Katenalaki Singi, Christopher Kilapat, Junior Morea, Peter Karoho, Patrick Nou, Rasan Kevau, Karoho Kevau, John Kariko.
Non-travel reserves: Vele Kariko, Gata Mika, Api Ila.
Scotland uses the usual dark blue with white stripes on the sleeves.
team: Charlie Peet (c), Jamie Cairns, Christopher Cole, Aayush Dasmahapatra, Olly Davidson, Sam Elstone, Sean Fischer-Keogh, Gabriel Gallman-Findlay, Jack Jarvis, Rafay Khan, Tom Mackintosh, Muhaymen Majeed, Ruaridh McIntyre, Lyle Robertson, Charlie tears.
Sri Lanka has launched a blue and yellow mixed kit.
team: Dunith Wellalage (c), Shevon Daniel, Anjala Bandara, Pawan Pathiraja, Sadisha Rajapaksa, Wanuja Sahan Kumara, Raveen De Silva, Ranuda Somarathne, Malsha Tharupathi, Traveen Mathew, Yasiru Rodrigo, Matheesha Pathirana, Chamidu Wickramasing, Abhishek Liyanaarachchi, Sadeesh Jayawardena.
Uganda wears a red and yellow coloured jersey.
team: Pascal Murungi (c), Munir Ismail (vc), Akram Nsubuga, Christopher Kidega, Pius Oloka, Joseph Baguma, Matthew Musinguzi, Ronald Omara, Cyrus Kakuru, Asaba Brian, Isaac Sanyu Ategeka, Ronald Opio, Ronald Lutaaya, Edwin Nuwagaba, Juma Miyagi.
The hosts, the West Indies, decided to go with their signature maroon color scheme with palm trees.
team: Ackeem Auguste (c), Giovonte Depeiza (vc), Onaje Amory, Teddy Bishop, Carlon Bowen-Tuckett, Jaden Carmichael, McKenny Clarke, Rivaldo Clarke, Jordan Johnson, Johann Layne, Anderson Mahase Matthew Nandu, Shaqkere Parris, Shiva Sankar, Isai Thorne.
Travel Reserve: Anderson Amourdan, Nathan Edwards, Ander Gordon, Vasant Singh, Kevin Wickham.
The mix of yellow and red makes the Zimbabwe jersey look cool.
team: Emmanuel Bawa (c), Brian Bennet, David Bennet, Victor Chirwa, Guardian Dube, Alex Falao, Tendekai Mataranyika, Tashinga Makoni, Connor Mitchell, Steven Saul, Matthew Schonken, Panashe Taruvinga, Matthew Welch, Rogan Wolhuter, Ngenyasha Holy.
Non-travel reserves: Aishah Chibanda, Luyanda Mtomba, Tadiwanashe Mwale, Declan Rugg, Tanaka Zvaita.
United Arab Emirates:
team: Alishan Sharafu (c), Kai Smith, Dhruv Parashar, Punya Mehra, Ronak Panoly, Ali Aamer Naseer, Adithya Shetty, Soorya Sathish, Sailles Jaishankar, Vinayak Vijaya Raghavan, Aayan Khan, Aryansh Sharma, Jash Giyanani, Shival Bawa, Nilansh Kes.
Non-travel reserves: Hassan Khalid, Annant Bhargava, Mohammad Zuhaib, Hamad Mohammad Arshad.
team: George van Heerden (c), Liam Alder, Matthew Boast, Dewald Brevis, Michael Copeland, Ethan Cunningham, Valentine Kittime, Kwena Maphaka, Gerhard Maree, Aphiwe Mnyanda, Andile Simelane, Jade Smith, Kaden Solomons, Joshua Stephenson, Asakhe Tshaka.
Travel Reserve: Hadus Kotzel, Ronan Herman, Caleb Seleka.
team: Suliman Safi (c), Ijaz Ahmadzai, Mohammad Ishaq (wk), Suliman Arabzai, Bilal Sayeedi, Allah Noor, Muhammadullah, Khyber Wali, Ijaz Ahmad, Izharulhaq Naweed, Noor Ahmad, Faisal Khan, Naweed Zadran, Bilal Sami, Nangyalai Khan, Khalil Ahmed, Abdul Hadi, Bilal Tallinn, Shahid Hassani and Younis.