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All grown up

Jan 15, 2010: As another Under-19 World Cup gets underway, we look at the boys of the 2008 edition who are now men with international responsibilities

George Binoy

Dav Whatmore

'Youngsters should approach Twenty20 cautiously'

Sep 13, 2008: Australia's leading cricket export to the subcontinent talks about his experiences in Asia with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and now with Indian junior sides

Interview by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Under-19 World Cup 2008, Malaysia

Five U-19 bowlers have 'potentially flawed actions' - ICC

Apr 2, 2008: The ICC has announced that five players at the recent Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia had "potentially flawed bowling actions"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Handle with care

Mar 6, 2008: India's Under-19 World Cup winners may be barely old enough to drink but they've got big money chasing them. It's important that they get help to stay grounded and make sure they don't lose their way

Jamie Alter

Under-19 World Cup 2008

A note of caution for young champions

Mar 4, 2008: At the function at the Chinnaswamy Stadium to honour the India U-19 team, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble told them there was a still a lot to aim and achieve in their cricket career

Dileep Premachandran at the Chinnaswamy Stadium

Under-19 World Cup 2008

The ones to watch

Mar 3, 2008: Cricinfo looks at the promising talents to emerge from the Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia

George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

Under-19 World Cup 2008

Been there, done that, won that

Mar 3, 2008: India's bowlers waited until the last opportunity and ensured that the magnificent work put it over two weeks in Kuala Lumpur was not undone because of three hours of poor batting

George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

India v South Africa, Under-19 World Cup 2008 final, Kuala Lumpur

Right on the ball

Mar 2, 2008: Despite having a small target to defend and not being backed up in the field, India's U-19 bowlers turned in a magnificent performance

George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

India v South Africa, Under-19 World Cup 2008 final, Kuala Lumpur

Move over Jonty, here comes Engelbrecht

Mar 2, 2008: South Africa managed to restrict India, the strongest batting side of the Under-19 World Cup, to a meagre 159, thank to their fielders

George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

India v South Africa, Under-19 World Cup 2008 final, Kuala Lumpur

Tense win hands India trophy

Mar 2, 2008: The Indian bowlers first blew the South African top order away and then, after heavy rains had reduced the match to 25 overs, held their nerves to win their second Under-19 World Cup

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga

India v South Africa, Under-19 World Cup 2008 final

Leading the way

Mar 1, 2008: It is no coincidence that the two teams in the finals - India and South Africa - have been led by captains who have turned in the strongest on-field performances

George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

India v South Africa, Under-19 World Cup 2008 final

Familiar rivals battle for silverware

Mar 1, 2008: After an elimination process that has spanned two weeks, there's little doubt the two best teams have made it to the Under-19 World Cup final

The Preview by George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

Under-19 World Cup 2008, play-off finals

West Indies clinch Plate, Ireland finish 13th

Mar 1, 2008: A round-up of the play-off finals at the Under-19 World Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd semi-final, U-19 World Cup

'Pakistan went off the ball' - Jennings

Mar 1, 2008: Ray Jennings, the South Africa coach, felt Pakistan had read the situation poorly on Friday, with frequent interruptions slowing down the pace and hindering the completion of 20 overs

George Binoy at the Kinrara Oval

Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd semi-final, U-19 World Cup

South Africa through to the final

Mar 1, 2008: South Africa prevented a repeat of the summit clash between India and Pakistan in 2006, with a convincing 98-run victory in a rain-affected semi-final in Kuala Lumpur

The Bulletin by George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

Bermuda v Ireland,13th place play-off semi-final, Under-19 World Cup

Thompson spins Ireland to victory

Feb 29, 2008: Greg Thompson, the Ireland captain, took 5 for 26 from his ten overs as his team completed a 69-run win over Bermuda to head into the 13th place playoff final

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd semi-final, U-19 World Cup

Rain forces resumption of semi-final on Saturday

Feb 29, 2008: A monsoonal shower during the Pakistan run-chase forced the semi-final to be put on hold and the players will return on Saturday to resume the contest with Pakistan needing 166 runs to win in 28.1 overs with eight wickets in hand

The Bulletin by George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

Under-19 World Cup 2008

Dynamite kid ready to explode

Feb 28, 2008: One innings from Umar Akmal can change everything, say his coach. He can win the game in ten overs

George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd semi-final, Under-19 World Cup

Rain threatens to upset game plans

Feb 28, 2008: Rain threatens what promises to be a tight semi-final between defending champions Pakistan and South Africa

The Preview by George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur

Under-19 World Cup 2008

Wayne Parnell: South Africa's main man

Feb 28, 2008: Few cricketers in the World Cup bear the responsibility that Wayne Parnell does: he is the captain, a powerful middle-order batsman, and most importantly their new-ball bowler

George Binoy in Kuala Lumpur
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Tournament Results
India U19 v S Africa U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Mar 2, 2008
India U19 won by 12 runs (D/L method)
Ireland U19 v Zim U19 at Johor - Mar 1, 2008
Ireland U19 won by 6 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Nepal U19 v W Indies U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Mar 1, 2008
W Indies U19 won by 7 wickets (with 76 balls remaining)
Pakistan U19 v S Africa U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 29-Mar 1, 2008
S Africa U19 won by 98 runs (D/L method)
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