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Jnr Tigers take on Canada today

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 20 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Holders Bangladesh to play Canada in their 2nd Group A match of 16-team ICC Under-19 World Cup’ 2022 today to revive their glory after a frustrating defeat against England in the opening match.

The match kicks off at 7:00pm (BST) at Conaree Sports Club, Basseterre in Saint Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

Bangladesh, which clinched the maiden U-19 World Cup shocking giant India in the final of the last meet, made an embracing start this time with a humiliating seven-wicket defeat against England after bowling out cheaply for 97 runs last on Sunday.

In the remaining group match, Bangladesh will play United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday (Jan 22) at Warner Park, Basseterre, in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

However, in Group A, England now topped the list securing full four points from straight two matches, the UAE followed them with two points from one match while Canada and holders Bangladesh are yet to open the account playing one and two matches respectively.

To stay in the race, Bangladesh will have to win their remaining two matches against comparatively easier opponents.        

The two top teams from each of the four groups will play in the super league quarterfinals beginning from January 26.