The India Under 19s in South Africa 2019 tour will be contested in December. The Indian youth team will face the Proteas youth team in a bilateral ODI series.
The Indian U19 team have faced their South African counterparts in 17 Youth ODIs till date. They have an upper hand with 12 wins and only 5 losses. Interestingly, 3 of the losses have come while chasing. There have been four South Africa under 19 vs India under 19 matches in South Africa. The ‘Boys in Blue’ have won 3 and lost 1 of the 4 games. They last played an ODI in South Africa a decade ago.
There will be three Youth ODIs played between the two teams. The first match is scheduled on the Boxing Day, i.e. 26 December 2019. There will be a gap of one day before the second match on 28 December followed by another day off. The final match of the series will be played on 30 December.
All the three matches in the ‘India Under 19s in South Africa’ series will be played at the Buffalo Park in East London.
Both of the teams have announced their squads. The 16-member Indian team will be led by Priyam Garg and Bryce Parsons will lead a 15-member home side.