ICC U19 World Cup 2020, Day 21 Round Up – Statistical Highlights

ICC U19 World Cup 2020, Day 21 Round Up – Statistical Highlights

All the statistical highlights from the 5th place playoff match between Australia and West Indies.

West Indies U19 vs Australia U19
West Indies U19 vs Australia U19. (Photo Source: ICC)

The runners-up of the previous edition, Australia Under-19s settled with No.6 position after their 5th place playoff final against West Indies Under-19s ended in a washout. The Caribbean team were the table toppers of their group having defeated Australia which helped them to finish highest. Australia posted 319/8 in their 50 overs as three players got half-centuries for them. West Indies made a cautious scoring 62/1 in 12.3 overs before the rain put an end to the match.

All the statistical highlights from the 5th place playoff match between Australia and West Indies:

6 – Australia ended up 6th place in this edition; their joint 2nd worst finish in a U19 CWC edition. Australia finished 10th in 2004 and didn’t take part in the 2016 edition of the tournament. They finished 6th in the 2008 edition as well where their the 5th place playoff game (against England) ended without a result.


8+ – Joshua James (1/53 in 6 overs) and Nyeem Young (1/70 in 8 overs) conceded runs at an economy rate of 8.83 and 8.75 respectively in this game. These are the 2nd and 3rd worst economy rates in a U19 CWC innings for West Indies. Jerome James recorded the worst in the 2014 edition game against India where he conceded 71 runs in 8 overs at an economy of 8.87.


15 – Tanveer Sangha ended up with 15 wickets having not bowled in the game on Saturday. His 15 wickets are the 2nd most by an Australian spinner after Xavier Doherty (15 wickets in 2002) in a U19 CWC edition. Overall, he is the 5th Australian bowler with 15+ wickets in a U19 CWC edition.


16y 169d – Cooper Connolly, at the age of 16 years and 169 days, became the youngest player to score a fifty for Australia in the U19 CWC. Shaun Marsh was 16 years and 186 days old when he scored his maiden U19 CWC fifty of 61 against Namibia in 2000. No other Australian scored a fifty at the U19 CWC before turning 17.


319/8 – Australia’s 319/8 is only the 2nd time that the West Indies Under-19s conceded a 300+ total in the U19 CWC. The other 300+ total against West Indies is 340/8 by India during the 2014 edition match.


319/8 – The total of 319/8 by Australia is their 2nd highest total in the Youth ODI cricket when no individual scored a century. Their highest Youth ODI total without an individual hundred is 340/5 in the 2004 U19 CWC game against Ireland where the highest individual score was 91.