Coronavirus had induced a 12 months’s delay within the course of.
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday introduced a rescheduled qualification pathway to the 2022 under-19 males’s World Cup within the West Indies, the place 33 groups will compete for 5 spots.
India, Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies and Zimbabwe have already certified for the occasion, to be held within the West Indies in early 2022, by advantage of their prime 11 end within the 2020 version.
The qualification for the 2022 version of the age-group event had been delayed by a 12 months attributable to COVID-19 pandemic. The remaining 5 spots can be decided by regional qualification.
The 33 spots can be determined by seven regional occasions beginning in June 2021. As a result of depth in energy within the Africa and Asia areas, a two-division qualification pathway will happen.
Groups from the opposite three areas, Americas, EAP (East Asia and Pacific) and Europe may have a one division qualifying course of, with the winner of every regional qualifier claiming one of many 5 coveted U19 World Cup 2022 locations.
The highway to the West Indies which showcases the long run stars of cricket, will start in Tanzania with the Africa Division 2 in June 2021.
The hosts, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda and Sierra Leone can be preventing for 2 spots to hitch Namibia, Nigeria and Uganda within the Africa Qualifier in September 2021.
The qualifier can be hosted by Nigeria who competed of their first ever ICC occasion on the 2020 U19 males’s World Cup. The highest staff from the September occasion will safe their spot within the West Indies.
The Asia area which additionally has two divisions will see two qualifiers from Bhutan, Hong Kong, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Thailand in Division 2 be part of Malaysia, Nepal and UAE 9 within the Asia Qualifier to be hosted within the United Arab Emirates with the highest staff qualifying for the West Indies.
The highest staff from the remaining qualifiers East-Asia Pacific, Europe and Americas will make up the lads’s U19 World Cup line-up.
In Europe, Scotland will host the qualifier from July 30 to August 5 and can compete alongside Denmark, Guernsey, Eire, Jersey and the Netherlands for the World Cup spot.
U.S.A will host the Americas Qualifier and can be joined by Argentina, Bermuda and Canada between August 18 and 25 subsequent 12 months.
Lastly, the EAP qualifier which consists of Indonesia, PNG, Vanuatu and hosts Japan will happen between September 28 and October 4, with the winner reserving their ticket to the West Indies.
Europe’s initially scheduled Division 2 occasion was cancelled following intensive session with taking part members, as the one obtainable window for internet hosting didn’t present an appropriate surroundings for the staging of a world pathway occasion.
ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley mentioned: “The ICC U19 Males’s Cricket World Cup showcases the long run stars of our sport, with many top-class cricketers all over the world having featured at this occasion.
“The qualification pathway additionally gives groups with the chance to show their development at this degree, with the likes of Japan and Nigeria qualifying for the final version of the lads’s U19 CWC for the primary time ever.
“With 33 groups within the operating for 5 World Cup spots I’m certain we are going to see a extremely aggressive collection of occasions and the emergence of gamers that can grow to be family names sooner or later,” he added.
Final version’s profitable captain Bangladesh’s Akbar Ali mentioned: “Profitable the ICC U19 males’s cricket World Cup for Bangladesh for the primary time ever was a dream come true.
“To play in an U-19 Cricket World Cup prepares you as a world cricketer, enjoying in opposition to the very best groups on the earth in entrance of hundreds of thousands of followers the world over. I want the easiest of luck to all groups competing for a spot within the U19 Cricket World Cup in 2022,” he added.