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ICC U19 World Cup: Afghanistan’s delayed arrival in West Indies forces change in schedule of event

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ICC U-19 World Cup 2022: The schedule of as many as 4 matches was modified to accommodate the Afghanistan U-19 group that arrived late within the West Indies for the showpiece occasion. Afghanistan will start their U-19 World Cup marketing campaign on January 18 (Getty Images)HIGHLIGHTSAfghanistan arrived late in West Indies after getting all vital journey permissionsAfghanistan U-19 will face PNG, Zimbabwe and Pakistan in group stageThe ICC U-19 World Cup will start within the West Indies from Januaray 14The fixtures of ICC U-19 World Cup within the West Indies underwent adjustments after the Afghanistan group arrived within the area. Afghanistan managed to acquire the mandatory journey permission and arrived within the area for the 50-over showpiece occasion, beginning January 14.

“After successfully obtaining the necessary visas for travel, Afghanistan will arrive in the West Indies and undergo their required quarantine period,” the ICC mentioned in a media launch.Afghanistan will face Papua New Guniea, Zimbabwe and Pakistan in Group C of the U-19 World Cup. They have been scheduled to open their marketing campaign in opposition to Zimbabwe on January 16 however the fixture has been pushed to January 22.To guarantee all fixtures might be accomplished, 4 out of the six group C matches in Trinidad and Tobago have been rescheduled as follows:15 January – Zimbabwe v PNG Queens Park Oval. Rescheduled from 20 January. 17 January – Pakistan v Zimbabwe – Diego Martin Sporting Complex. Rescheduled from 22 January.18 January – Afghanistan v PNG – Diego Martin Sporting Complex. Unchanged.20 January – Pakistan v Afghanistan – Brian Lara Cricket Ground. Unchanged.22 January – Pakistan v PNG – Queens Park Oval. Rescheduled from 15 January22 January – Afghanistan v Zimbabwe – Diego Martin Sporting Complex. Rescheduled from 16 January.The adjustments have been authorized by the Event Technical Committee which contains Chris Tetley, ICC Head of Events (Chair); Ben Leaver, ICC Senior Event Manager; Fawwaz Baksh, Tournament Director; Roland Holder, WICB Representative; Alan Wilkins and Russel Arnold.’ICC Head of Event, Chri Tetley welcomed Afghanistan’s arrival.”We are delighted that the Afghanistan squad have obtained the mandatory visas and can have the ability to journey to take part within the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2022.“We have reworked the fixtures for group C to ensure that all matches can take place within the allocated timeframe and would like to thank the participating Members for their flexibility in finding a solution.”Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.