- The ICC Tournament Technical Committee has approved the change in the schedule
- The decision was taken due to the late arrival of the Afghanistan cricket team to the West Indies.
The ICC has had to reschedule the Group C schedule of the Under-19 World Cup 2022 due to Afghanistan reaching the West Indies late. “After obtaining the necessary visas for travel, the Afghanistan team will reach the West Indies and complete the quarantine period,” the ICC said in a statement.
The ICC Tournament Technical Committee has approved the change in the schedule. The committee includes ICC Tournament Head Chris Tetley, ICC Senior Event Manager Fawaz Baksh, Tournament Director Roland Holder and West Indies Cricket Board representatives Alain Wilkins and Russell Arnold.
“We are delighted that the Afghanistan team has secured the necessary visas and will participate in the tournament,” Tetley said. . We would like to thank all the contesting members for their cooperation.
The revised schedule of Group C’s six matches is as follows.
January 15: Zimbabwe v Papua New Guinea (previously scheduled for January 20) January 17: Pakistan v Zimbabwe (previously scheduled for January 22) January 18: Afghanistan versus Papua New Guinea (unchanged) January 20: Pakistan versus Afghanistan (unchanged) 22 January: Pakistan v Papua New Guinea (earlier to be held on 15 January) 22 January: Afghanistan v Zimbabwe (earlier to be held on 16 January)