Under-19 World Cup Winners List from 1988 to 2024

Under-19 World Cup Winners List
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The ICC Under-19 World Cup has been a platform for budding cricketing talents to showcase their skills and potential on the global stage. Over the years, this tournament has witnessed thrilling encounters, intense rivalries, and remarkable individual performances. Let’s take a look back at the highlights of the finals of this prestigious tournament.

YearVenueChampionsRunners-upResult
1988AdelaideAustralia Under-19sPakistan Under-19sAUS U19 won by 5 wickets
1998JohannesburgEngland Under-19sNew Zealand Under-19sENG U19 won by 7 wickets
2000Colombo (SSC)India Under-19sSri Lanka Under-19sIND U19 won by 6 wickets
2002LincolnAustralia Under-19sSouth Africa Under-19sAUS U19 won by 7 wickets
2004DhakaPakistan Under-19sWest Indies Under-19sPAK U19 won by 25 runs
2006Colombo (RPS)Pakistan Under-19sIndia Under-19sPAK U19 won by 38 runs
2008Kuala LumpurIndia Under-19sSouth Africa Under-19sIND U19 won by 12 runs (D/L method)
2010LincolnAustralia Under-19sPakistan Under-19sAUS U19 won by 25 runs
2012TownsvilleIndia Under-19sAustralia Under-19sIND U19 won by 6 wickets
2014Dubai (DSC)South Africa Under-19sPakistan Under-19sSA U19 won by 6 wickets
2016MirpurWest Indies Under-19sIndia Under-19sWI U19 won by 5 wickets
2018Mount MaunganuiIndia Under-19sAustralia Under-19sIND U19 won by 8 wickets
2020PotchefstroomBangladesh Under-19sIndia Under-19sBD U19 won by 3 wickets (D/L method)
2022North SoundIndia Under-19sEngland Under-19sIND U19 won by 4 wickets
2024BenoniAustralia Under-19sIndia Under-19sAUS U19 won by 79 runs

1988 – McDonald’s Bicentennial Youth World Cup

  • Venue: Adelaide
  • Result: Australia Young Cricketers defeated Pakistan Young Cricketers by 5 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Brett Williams (AUS19) for his outstanding innings of 108 runs.
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1998 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Johannesburg
  • Result: England Under-19s emerged victorious, defeating New Zealand Under-19s by 7 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Stephen Peters (ENG19) for his brilliant knock of 107 runs.

2000 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Colombo (SSC)
  • Result: India Under-19s clinched the title, defeating Sri Lanka Under-19s by 6 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Reetinder Sodhi (IND19) for his unbeaten 39 runs.

2002 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Lincoln
  • Result: Australia Under-19s secured victory, defeating South Africa Under-19s by 7 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Aaron Bird (AUS19) for his impressive bowling performance of 4/47.

2004 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Dhaka
  • Result: Pakistan Under-19s won against West Indies Under-19s by 25 runs.
  • Player of the Match: Asif Iqbal (PAK19) for his contribution of 54 runs.

2006 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Colombo (RPS)
  • Result: Pakistan Under-19s defeated India Under-19s by 38 runs.
  • Player of the Match: Anwar Ali (PAK19) for his all-round performance of 17 runs and 5/35.

2008 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Kuala Lumpur
  • Result: India Under-19s emerged victorious, defeating South Africa Under-19s.
  • Player of the Match: Ajitesh Argal (IND19) for his bowling figures of 2/7.

2010 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Lincoln
  • Result: Australia Under-19s won against Pakistan Under-19s by 25 runs.
  • Player of the Match: Josh Hazlewood (AUS19) for his excellent bowling performance of 4/30.

2012 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Townsville
  • Result: India Under-19s secured victory against Australia Under-19s by 6 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Unmukt Chand (IND19) for his unbeaten innings of 111 runs.
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2014 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Dubai (DSC)
  • Result: South Africa Under-19s defeated Pakistan Under-19s by 6 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Corbin Bosch (SA19) for his impressive bowling figures of 4/15.

2016 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Mirpur
  • Result: West Indies Under-19s won against India Under-19s by 5 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Keacy Carty (WI19) for his match-winning knock of 52* runs.

2018 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Mount Maunganui
  • Result: India Under-19s emerged victorious, defeating Australia Under-19s by 8 wickets.
  • Player of the Match: Manjot Kalra (IND19) for his unbeaten century.

2020 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Potchefstroom
  • Result: Bangladesh Under-19s won against India Under-19s by 3 wickets (D/L method).
  • Player of the Match: Akbar Ali (BD19) for his unbeaten innings of 43* runs.

2022 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: North Sound
  • Result: India’s U19 cricket team triumphs over England by securing a 4-wicket victory.
  • Player of the Match: Raj Bawa shines as the Player of the Match for India U19, contributing with 35 runs and claiming 5 wickets for 31 runs.

2024 – ICC Under-19 World Cup

  • Venue: Benoni
  • Result: Australia Under-19s secured victory against India Under-19s by 79 runs.
  • Player of the Match: Mahli Beardman (AUS19) for his bowling performance of 3/15.
  • Memorable performances by young cricketers from various countries.
  • Emergence of future cricketing stars.
  • Intense competition and thrilling matches.
  • Moments of individual brilliance contributing to team success.

India leads with the most title wins in the ICC Under-19 World Cup

TeamNumber of Titles
India5
Australia4
Pakistan2
West Indies1
England1
South Africa1
Bangladesh1
Sri Lanka0
New Zealand0
Zimbabwe0
Afghanistan0
Ireland0
Nepal0
United Arab Emirates0
Papua New Guinea0

The ICC Under-19 World Cup finals have been a showcase of talent and determination, providing a glimpse of the future stars of international cricket. These young players have displayed exceptional skills, making significant contributions to their teams’ success and leaving a lasting impact on the cricketing world.

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