The ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 is almost one and a half month left from beginning. Total 48 matches will be played from 27th January to 14th February in Bangladesh. Four cities have been selected as venues for the 48 matches - Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Dhaka and Sylhet. Bangladesh is going to host this tournament for the 2nd time. Bangladesh hosted the tournament in 2004 also.
16 teams will take participate in the 2016 U-19 World Cup. The teams are: Bangladesh, South Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand, England, Pakistan, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe along with six associate and affiliate nations (Nepal, Afghanistan, Namibia, Canada, Fiji and Scotland). The teams are divided into four groups and four teams are in each group.
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 Groups:
Group A: Bangladesh, South Africa, Scotland, Namibia
Group B: Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Canada
Group C: England, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Fiji
Group D: Australia, India, New Zealand, Nepal