Ireland U19 World Cup Squad 2024 & Matches Schedule 

Ireland at the senior team level has achieved some reasonable success in the World Cup events causing some heavy upsets but was unable to replicate the same at the U19 World Cup level in the previous 10 editions they played. One good thing is they are able to atleast qualify for the event for the 4th consecutive time after missing out on the U19 2014 World Cup. Below, we have discussed the Ireland U19 World Cup squad 2024 & Ireland U19 World Cup 2024 fixtures list in more detail to give you more idea about the upcoming challenges they will face in the group stage and the squad’s strengths and weaknesses. 

Ireland U19 World Cup Squad 2024

The Ireland U19 World Cup Squad’s selection reflects the team’s focus on nurturing young talent for international competition. The squad comprises promising players who have the potential to make an impact in the upcoming U19 World Cup. 

Key batters in the squad such as Macdara Cosgrave, Daniel Forkin, and Kian Hilton are expected to provide stability and firepower at the top of the order. The team also boasts a strong group of bowlers, with Scott Macbeth and Carson McCullough leading the pace attack, while Gavin Roulston and Reuben Wilson provide spin resources.

The squad is well-balanced with all-rounders such as Harry Dyer and Matthew Weldon, who can contribute with both bat and ball. Their ability to perform under pressure will be crucial for the team’s success in the tournament.

In terms of weaknesses, the lack of experience at the international level could pose a challenge for the young squad. However, the coaching staff will be focused on honing their skills and preparing them for the rigors of World Cup competition.

Complete Squad:

Philippe le Roux (c), Macdara Cosgrave, Harry Dyer, Daniel Forkin, Kian Hilton, Ryan Hunter, Finn Lutton, Scott Macbeth, Carson McCullough, John McNally, Jordan Neill, Oliver Riley, Gavin Roulston, Matthew Weldon, Reuben Wilson. 

Non-Travelling Reserves: Adam Leckey, Hayden Melly, James West

Ireland U19 World Cup Schedule 2024

The Ireland U19 cricket team is set to compete in the U19 Cricket World Cup 2024, and their schedule includes matches in Group A against the United States U19, Bangladesh U19, and India U19.

Date and Time Match Details
Jan 19, 
08:00 GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL
Ireland U19 vs United States U19, 1st Match, 
Group A
Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Jan 22, 
08:00 GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL
Bangladesh U19 vs Ireland U19, 8th Match, 
Group A
Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Jan 25, 
08:00 GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL
India U19 vs Ireland U19, 15th Match, 
Group A
Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

Ireland’s Winning Record in U19 World Cup

With a history of early exits in previous tournaments, Ireland’s U19 team aims to improve its winning record in the U19 World Cup. The Ireland U19 cricket World Cup team has struggled to make an impact in past editions of the tournament, often being knocked out in the first round. However, with a renewed focus on youth development and talent nurturing, the team is determined to turn the tide and make a mark in the upcoming U19 World Cup.

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