CSA: Juan James to lead SA U19 at the World Cup

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Cricket South Africa (CSA) has today announced that Western Province all-rounder Juan James will captain South Africa Under-19 (SA U19) at the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024. 

The 19-year-old will the lead the junior Proteas in the 15th edition of the tournament with the hosts set to get their campaign underway against West Indies on Friday, 19 January at JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom.  

James previously captained SA U19 during the five-match 50-over series against Bangladesh in July last year, where he led the side in the third and fifth match of the youth series.  

SA U19 Men’s Squad – ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024  

Juan James (captain, Western Province), Martin Khumalo (Easterns), Tristan Luus (Dolphins), Kwena Maphaka (Lions), Dewan Marias (Easterns), Nqobani Mokoena (Dolphins), Riley Norton (Boland), Romashan Pillay (Dolphins), Sipho Potsane (Lions), Lhuan-dre Pretorius (Titans), Richard Seletswane (Lions), Steve Stolk (Titans), David Teeger (Lions), Oliver Whitehead (Western Province) and Ntando Zuma (KwaZulu-Natal Inland).   

SA U19 Itinerary

Warm-up matches

Saturday, 13 January – 10:00  

South Africa vs Pakistan – St Stithians College, Johannesburg  

Match abandoned due to rain 

Tuesday, 16 January – 10:00  

South Africa vs Afghanistan – Braamfischer Oval, Potchefstroom  

Group Stage matches

Friday, 19  January – 10:00  

South Africa U19 vs West Indies U19 – JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom 

Tuesday, 23 January – 10:00  

South Africa U19 vs England U19 – JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom  

Saturday, 27 January – 10:00  

Scotland U19 vs South Africa U19 – JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom  

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