ABOUT THE MATCH
ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020, Plate final is scheduled between Sri Lanka U19 vs England U19 match will take place at Willowmoore Park – Benoni, South Africa. Which is going to be played on 3rd February 2020 and the live telecast will begin from 1:30 PM IST / 08:00 AMGMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL.
Srilanka U19 is on the third position of point table in group A whereas England U19 is spotted in the third position next to Australia U19 in group B.
England Under-19s have won back to back three games and they look in good form after getting knocked out from the race to qualify for the finals of the mega event.
This venue had hosted 2 matches in the ongoing tournament in that both matches are won by the first bowling side so we can expect the same trend will be followed.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The pitch at the Willowmoore Park is expected to offer a fair battle between bat and ball. While this ground has seen plenty of wickets fall in the matches so far. There is a turn in this wicket.
- In the last match with Scotland U19, Srilanka U19 had won the match by 97 runs (DLS method).
- In that match, the openers Navod Paranavithana and Kamil Mishara had given a good start by scoring 54 and 39 runs respectively.
- The middle-order batsman Nipun Dananjaya and Ahan Wickramasinghe had scored 66 and 59 respectively.
- Coming to the bowling unit Chamindu Wijesinghe had clinched 3 wickets.
- Kavindu Nadeeshan and Dilshan Madushanka had picked 2 wickets each.
- Ashian Daniel had taken 1 wicket.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI Srilanka U19
Navod Paranavithana, Kamil Mishara (wk), Ravindu Rasantha, Nipun Dananjaya (c), Ahan Wickramasinghe, Chamindu Wijesinghe, Sonal Dinusha, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Sudeera Thilakaratne, Ashian Daniel, Dilshan Madushanka.
- England U19 is hereafter defeating Zimbabwe U19 in Plate Semi-Final 2 in that Dan Mousley hasn’t given an impressive opening.
- Jordan Cox who came to bat at number three had scored 59 runs.
- George Hill who came to bat on number 5 had stuck a massive knock of 90 runs in 93 balls George Balderson had scored 45 runs.
- George Balderson had bagged 3 wickets, Scott Currie and Lewis Goldsworthy had picked 2 wickets each.
- Hamidullah Qadri had taken 1 wicket.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI England U19
Sam Young, Jordan Cox (WK), Jack Haynes, George Hill, Joey Evison, Dan Mousley, Lewis Goldsworthy, George Balderson (C), Scott Currie, Hamidullah Qadri, Blake Cullen
HEAD TO HEAD
- Overall Matches – 47
- Sri Lanka U19 Won – 29
- England U19 Won – 14
- Draw – 0
- No-Result – 4
TEAM FORM IN LAST 5 MATCHES
- Sri Lanka U19 – W W W L L
- England U19 – W W W L L
PROBABLE TOP PERFORMERS
- Sri Lanka – Ravindu Rasantha, Nipun Dananjaya
- England U19 – Jordan Cox, Sam Young
Live streaming: ICC TV
Match Timings – 1:30 PM IST / 08:00 AMGMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL.