India won the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2012 © AFP
India won the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2012 © AFP

Dubai: Dec 12, 2013

 

The pools, venues and fixtures of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2014 will be announced in Dubai on Saturday at 14:30 (local time).

 

The event will take place in the Ball Room A and B, Conrad Hotel, Dubai, and members of the Pakistan and Sri Lanka cricket team, who have played in previous ICC Under-19 World Cups, as well as officials of the Emirates Cricket Board and the International Cricket Council (ICC) are expected to attend the event, ICC said in a statement.

 

India will defend the title it won in Townsville, Australia, in 2012. Apart from the 10 full members — Afghanistan, Canada, Namibia, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Scotland and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will take part in the event that will be staged at seven venues across the UAE from February 14 to March 1, 2014.