Road To UAE 2014, USA Under 19’s

USA National Under 19’s Team

International Tournament – July 2013

USACAFrom July 7 – 15, 2013 the USA National Under 19 team will be playing in the Division 1 ICC Americas U19 Tournament in Toronto, Canada.

This tri-series against Canada and Bermuda is a 50 Over tournament, with the winner qualifying straight through to the 2014 Under 19 Cricket World Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates.

Domestic Under 19 Matches – Selection

Leading into the July tournament a number of U19 matches will be played across the country to allow for a thorough selection process and to give our National team the best chance of success.

All players are required to hand their Primary Tournament Contact a completed 2013 USACA U19 Registration and Code of Conduct Form

Phase 1

Each region will conduct an inter-league U19 tournament before the end of April. A member from the USA National Selection Committee or USA U19 Coaching Team will attend these regional tournaments to identify talent and create a national database of talented youth players.

USA 2014 U19 CWC Selection Pathway 
2013 Regional U19 Tournament Schedule

Region

Dates

Location

Primary Tournament Contact(s)

North West April 6 & 7 Santa Clara, CA Vijay Pradhan vijay_pradhan@yahoo.com
Central West April 13 & 14 Dallas, TX Tejas Sanghavi tejas_sanghavi@yahoo.com
Central East April 20 & 21 Bolingbrook, IL Adnan Baig uccdotorg@gmail.com
Mir Z. Ali mirzali@sbcglobal.net
South West April 27 & 28 Fontana CA Pradip Patel patellife@hotmail.com
Richard Blackledge Richard.blackledge@gmail.com
South East April 20 & 21 Atlanta, GA Muhammad Yousaf yousaf@boomboomcricket.com
New York April 27 & 28 New York, NY Nigel Harper NigelHarps@aol.com
Atlantic Dr. Leon Copeland socalova2@gmail.com
North East Jay Singh jaysingh2006@gmail.com

Phase 2

From the database created in phase 1, the National Selection Panel / Coaches will select an Eastern and Western conference team. These two teams will participate in the 2013 U19 Conference Championships, currently scheduled for the Memorial Day weekend in May.

These Championship matches will be the primary vehicle from which the USA National Under 19 team will be selected.

The East Conference will be made up of players from North East, New York, Atlantic and South East Regions, while the West Conference will consist of players from Central East, Central West, North West and South West Regions.

Phase 3

East vs West U19 Conference Championships, 3 Matches

Phase 4

Following the Conference Championships a preliminary squad of 18 will be selected.

Phase 5

The final squad of 14 will be named and submitted to ICC, the remaining 4 players will be non-travelling reserves

Dates (TBC)

April 30 Phase 1 All Regional U19 Tournaments to be completed
May 4 Phase 2 East and West Conference teams selected
May 25, 26, 27 Phase 3 East Conference vs West Conference matches
June 1 Phase 4 Preliminary 18 man squad announced
June 8 Phase 5 Final 14 names provided to ICC
July 7 Tournament Travel to Toronto for U19 tournament
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