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When England Under-19s begin their World Cup campaign against Fiji on Wednesday, they will be aiming to follow in the footsteps of the triumphant Class of '98. Graham Napier recalls that triumph 18 years ago.
England’s youngsters will need to hit the right notes when they begin their ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign in Bangladesh on Wednesday.
England Under-19s suffered a heavy defeat in their last World Cup warm-up match against hosts Bangladesh despite a big all-round contribution from captain Brad Taylor.
Worcestershire and Lions wicketkeeper-batsman Joe Clarke had a simple message for the England Under-19s ahead of their World Cup campaign in Bangladesh. “Just believe that you can do it,” he said.
Sam Curran produced a stunning bowling performance as England continued their preparations for the ICC Under-19 World Cup with an emphatic 155-run victory over Namibia in Chittagong.

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