The countdown for the ODI World Cup 2023 has begun. The tournament will start in Ahmedabad on October 5, whose final match will be played on November 19. At the same time, the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2024 is to be played in Sri Lanka next year. A team from a small country has qualified for this tournament. Under-19 is the third team to have confirmed tickets for the Cricket World Cup.
This team qualified for the World Cup:
The Namibian team has qualified for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2024. Last month, New Zealand won the East-Pacific Qualifier and Nepal won the Asian Qualifier to seal their places for the World Cup. At the same time, Namibia has made its place in the World Cup 2024 by winning the qualifying tournament of the African region. A total of 16 teams are going to participate in the Under-19 World Cup 2024.
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These teams made their place in the World Cup 2024:
Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Ireland, Pakistan, South Africa, host Sri Lanka, West Indies, and Zimbabwe got direct entry for the World Cup (U-19 World Cup). Now Namibia, New Zealand, and Nepal got entry through regional qualifiers. A total of 5 teams from the regional qualifiers will be a part of this tournament. Now the last two teams will be decided from the Europe qualifier and the America qualifier.
Competition between these teams for the last two places:
The teams of Netherlands Italy, Guernsey, Jersey, Norway, and Scotland will be face to face in the Europe qualifier. The Europe qualifiers will be held in the Netherlands during August 6-12. On the other hand, the qualifiers of the American region will start on August 11, in which teams from Argentina, Bermuda, host Canada, Suriname, and the USA will participate.