18 Jan CSA READY TO HOST ICC U19 MEN’S CRICKET WORLD CUP 2024
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) is pleased to announce its readiness to host the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup South Africa 2024.
The five host venues, Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein, Kimberley Oval in Kimberley, JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom, Buffalo Park in East London and Willowmoore Park in Benoni – are well prepared to welcome participating teams and spectators.
The 15th edition of the tournament will be hosted over 24 days with 16 teams competing in 41 matches at the 5 host venues in what promises to be an entertaining festival of cricket.
We are delighted to host teams and fans from around the world and look forward to showcasing the spirit of cricket in South Africa. Our priority is to ensure that the tournament is a memorable event for all players and fans.
CSA is fully committed to ensuring the safety of all players and spectators at the various hosting venues. We are taking all the necessary measures to secure these venues and ensure an enjoyable tournament for all involved.
While CSA respects the right to lawful protests, we emphasise that these cannot interfere with the matches or compromise the safety of players and fans. To this end, we are collaborating closely with the South African Police Service (SAPS) to ensure that the tournament proceeds smoothly and without any disruptions.
Our focus remains steadfast on delivering a successful and safe World Cup. We appreciate the support and understanding of the cricket community as we work towards another successful global showpiece event on South African soil.
Issued by: Cricket South Africa – Corporate Communications
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Cricket South Africa (CSA), an affiliate of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC), is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, men and women, both in the professional and amateur spheres.