England to lock horns with Australia in quarter-final of U19 World Cup

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England and Australia are set to lock horns with each other in the quarter-final of the ICC Under 19 World Cup in Queenstown on Tuesday.

With three wins from as many games, England went on to top Group C with six points while Australia, who suffered a massive defeat to India in the opening game, recovered to end second in Group D.

All-rounder Param Uppal, who scored a half century against Papua New Guinea in Australia's most recent game, spoke on the team's arrival to Queenstown today.

Australia Under 19s Squad

Jason Sangha (NSW, captain), Will Sutherland (VIC, vice captain), Xavier Bartlett (QLD), Max Bryant (QLD), Jack Edwards (NSW), Zak Evans (VIC), Jarrod Freeman (TAS), Ryan Hadley (NSW), Baxter Holt (NSW), Nathan McSweeney (QLD), Jonathan Merlo (VIC), Lloyd Pope (SA), Jason Ralston (NSW), Param Uppal (NSW), Austin Waugh (NSW). Coach: Ryan Harris. Assistant Coach: Chris Rogers

2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup - Group Matches

14 January: Australia (228) def by India (7-328) at Bay Oval, Tauranga
17 January: Australia (3-135) def Zimbabwe (134) at Lincoln #3
19 January: Australia (8-370) def PNG (59) at Lincoln #3

2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup - Quarter Final

23 January: England v Australia at John Davies Oval, Queenstown (10.30am start)