- The Indian team defeated Australia by nine wickets in the practice match.
- The Australian team reached the quarterfinals of the tournament at their headquarters two years ago.
Despite a humiliating loss to India in the U-19 World Cup qualifying match, Australia captain Cooper Connolly is confident that his team will do well in the tournament. The tournament will be played in the West Indies from January 14 to February 5. The Indian team defeated Australia by nine wickets in the practice match.
Connolly, who was a member of the Australian team that reached the quarterfinals of his tournament two years ago, said: “We have prepared well. The loss against India was a warning bell, but we are preparing well for the first. match.
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“We have to get off to a good start by beating the West Indies. Since the last World Cup, our goal is to do well in this tournament. ” Defending champion Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe in the preparation match. Now it is his turn to play the first match of Group A against England on Sunday.
Captain Rakibul Hasan said: “Our senior team has done well in New Zealand, which will inspire us. Hopefully we can get it right. ”
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Pakistan captain Qasim Akram also said: “We are inspired by the kind of fighting spirit our senior team showed at the T20 World Cup in the UAE. The fields here are similar to those in Karachi, which will turn and it will help us to adapt here.