The Under 19 World Cup 2020 is scheduled to start from 17 January 2019. It is going to be the thirteenth edition of the Under 19 World Cup. A total of 48 matches will be played amongst 16 countries. It will be an opportunity for the young players from all these 16 participating nations to make and break Under 19 World Cup stats in this World Cup.
Eoin Morgan holds the record of most runs in U19 World Cup. At that time, he used to represent Ireland in international cricket. He scored 606 runs in 13 matches. This came during his U-19 career span which lasted from 2004-2006.
Hasitha Boyagoda score of 191 off 152 balls is the best individual score in U19 World Cup. Sri Lanka's Boyagoda smashed the ball all around the park in his innings against Kenya on 23 January 2018 to establish this record.
Sarfaraz Naushad Khan of India has an average of 70.75, the best in U19 World Cup so far. He has scored 566 runs in 12 matches. He has 7 half-centuries to his name. Sarfaraz is closely followed by Karlos Brathwaite from West Indies with an average of 60.88.
Jack Tony Arthur Burnham of England with three hundred to his name is the batsman with most hundreds in U19 World Cup. He scored these centuries from six matches at an average of 84.00. This Under 19 cricket World Cup stats is shared by Shikhar Dhawan from India who too has scored three centuries but from seven matches at an average of 84.16.
Sarfaraz Naushad Khan of India has a total of seven half-centuries to his name, the most by any batsman in U19 World Cup. Sarfaraz is followed by Karlos Brathwaite from West Indies with six fifties.
Also see - U19 World Cup Winners List
The most number of five wicket hauls in the U19 World Cup is two. This record is shared amongst Anwar Ali and Riaz Afridi from Pakistan and Greg Thompson from Ireland.
Australia's Moises Henriques' 27 wickets are the most taken by any bowler in the U19 World Cup. Henriques has played 13 matches and taken 27 wickets with an average of 14.14 and an economy of 3.58. The record is actually shared by Greg Thompson from Ireland. He too has 27 wickets but from 19 matches with an average of 21.74 and an economy of 4.56.
Indian right-arm medium fast bowler Aksdeep Nath's economy rate of 0.00 is technically the best in the U19 World Cup. He has however bowled just one over. For bowlers who have bowled more than ten overs, Roodney Sooklal from West Indies has the best economy of 1.60. He has taken 5 wickets with an average of 11.20. He has conceded 56 runs in 35 overs.