Match Details


South Africa Under-19s , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

09.00 start, First Session 09.00-12.30 Interval 12.30-13.00, Second Session 13.00-16.30

Match days

31 January 2016 (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee


Namibia Under-19s 2, South Africa Under-19s 0

Match Notes

  • Ziyaad Abrahams hopes to emulate Kagiso Rabada

    Ziyaad Abrahams is one three South African bowlers to have taken six-wicket hauls at the youth level. He idolises Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shaun Pollock, but hopes his career will follow the path of another young South Africa seamer

  • The South African touch in Namibia's success

    Pierre de Bruyn, who worked as a consultant with the Namibia Under-19s team a few months ago, says his main role was to help the side believe they could compete on an international stage

  • Namibia's shock ends South Africa's title defence

    Namibia have toppled South Africa to end their defence of the U-19 World Cup and that ranks as one of the country's grandest sporting days

  • 'Honest' van Lingen defends his walk

    Namibia batsman Michael van Lingen has defended his decision to walk off the field for a caught-behind appeal, despite the umpire ruling it not out

Namibia U19s 2nd innings Partnerships

1st0N DavinSJ Loftie-Eaton
2nd10N DavinZE Green
3rd19ZE GreenL Louwrens
4th21L LouwrensM van Lingen
5th24L LouwrensJ Linde
6th52C BritsL Louwrens
7th9C OlivierL Louwrens
8th1F RautenbachL Louwrens
9th1L LouwrensF Coetzee