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1) The under 19 cricket World Cup began today. There are 16 teams in all and there will be 44 matches. To tell you a little history, Australia won the first ever under 19 world cup, which was played in Australia only. Then it was England winning the under-19 world cup in south Africa after a gap of 10 years. Then it was in Srilanka which was won by India and then it was Australia again and in the last one, it was Pakistan. Here is more to the history of under - 19 world cup.
Know the players of each team's squad in current under 19 world cup...
The schedule of under - 19 World Cup.
2) Australians win nearly every match they play, and every time, someone takes the credit. But one man has been common since the Australians became the World Champions and continue to be, is coach John Buchanan. He has said that he will be retiring after the coming World Cup in Carribean. Here is more about what he said and his plans.
3) The first one day match between Indian and Pakistan at Peshawar is a sell out. It must be noted that first test at Lahore was having no spectator. In fact, the officials allowed people to come for match for free... still very little people turned up. Now they ODI series seems to have caught the Pakistan audiances liking..Here is more. The match will start at 10 am India time and will be shown live both by Doordarshan's national network(DD1) and Tensports!!
4) Harbhajan Singh has suffered some brusies in his fingers and has been asked not to bowl in the net session as a precaution. Harbhajan Singh will be available for the 1st ODI at Peshawar. Here is more.