The ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup is an international cricket tournament contested by national Under-19 teams. The 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup began in Australia. This will be the ninth edition of the tournament where 6 teams will participate in the competition. The 10 nations with ICC Full Membership automatically qualify for the tournament.
Host :Australia (Queensland) Cricket format :One Day International Tournament format :Round robin and Knockout Participants :16 Group A :Australia, England, Nepal, Ireland Group B :Pakistan, New Zealand, Scotland, Afghanistan Group C :West Indies, Zimbabwe, India, Papua New Guinea Group D :South Africa, Bangladesh, Namibia, Sri Lanka