List of cricketers who have won both U19 and Senior Men's Cricket World Cup
Only seven cricketers have won both ICC U19 and Senior Men’s Cricket World Cup.
Australia and India are two teams with a lot of success in the ICC U19 World Cup. India have won the U19 World Cup five times, while Australia have won the title thrice. When it comes to senior Men’s Cricket World Cup, Australia have won the trophy six times, while India have clinched the trophy twice.
India won the ICC Senior Men’s Cricket World Cup 2011 in India, and in the same tournament, Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli created a rare record of winning the ICC World Cups at two different age levels. Since then, many other cricketers have joined the elite list to win both ICC U19 and Senior Men’s Cricket World Cups. Yuvraj Singh also holds the unique record of winning ‘Player of the Tournament’ award in World Cup winning campaigns at different age groups. Let’s have a look at the list of cricketers who have won both the ICC U19 and senior men’s Cricket World Cup.
7 cricketers to win both ICC U19 Cricket World Cup and ICC Senior Men’s Cricket World Cup:
1. Yuvraj Singh (India) – 2000 U19 World Cup and 2011 World Cup:
Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was part of India’s World Cup winning campaign in the U19 World Cup 2000 as well as in the World Cup 2011. He played a major role in India’s campaign on both occasions. He was awarded the Player of the Tournament in both tournaments. Yuvraj Singh’s all-round performances were useful for the Indian side. Yuvraj Singh was also part of India’s T20 World Cup win in 2007.
2. Virat Kohli (India) – 2008 U19 World Cup and 2011 World Cup:
Virat Kohli was the second Indian captain to lift the U19 World Cup. Virat Kohli-led India U19 side won the championship in the 2008 edition played in Malaysia. Virat Kohli didn’t take it long to make it to the Indian senior men’s team. Virat Kohli was part of India’s Senior Men’s Cricket World Cup-winning campaign in 2011 along with Yuvraj Singh. As a middle-order batter, Virat Kohli played crucial knocks in the tournament including crucial 49-ball 35 in the final against Sri Lanka.
3. George Bailey (Australia) – 2002 U19 World Cup and 2015 World Cup:
Former Australia skipper George Bailey was also part of the two World Cup wins at different age levels. Bailey was part of Australia’s ICC U19 World Cup win in the 2002 edition played in New Zealand as well as in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2015. Bailey played the first match of the World Cup 2015 against England and was benched despite being vice-captain of the squad for the rest of the tournament.
4. Xavier Doherty (Australia) – 2002 U19 World Cup and 2015 World Cup:
Former Australian left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty was the leading wicket-taker in Australia’s U19 World Cup winning campaign in 2002. Doherty picked up 16 wickets in the entire tournament in 2002. Doherty was also part of Australia’s Senior Men’s Cricket World Cup-winning campaign in 2015. He did not get to play a lot of games in that edition. He played 60 ODI matches for Australia in his career.
5. Josh Hazlewood (Australia) – 2010 U19 World Cup and 2015 World Cup:
Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood was the third leading wicket-taker for Australia in the U19 World Cup 2010 played in New Zealand. He picked up 13 wickets for Australia U19. Hazlewood won the 2010 edition of the U19 World Cup and then went on to lift the Senior Men’s Cricket World Cup title in 2015 for Australia and once again in 2023. Right-arm pacer also played significant roles in Australia’s two World Cup-winning campaigns in 2015 and 2023.
6. Mitchell Marsh (Australia) – 2010 U19 World Cup and 2015 World Cup:
Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh is also part of this elite list of players with World Cup titles in two different age groups. Marsh was part of the Australis’a U19 World Cup-winning side in the 2010 edition and scored 201 runs in 6 matches. Marsh later was part of Australia side winning the Senior Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2015 and in 2023. Marsh had a terrific World Cup 2023 campaign for his national side and scored 441 runs in 10 matches.
7. Adam Zampa (Australia) – 2010 U19 World Cup and 2023 World Cup:
Adam Zampa was part of Australia’s World Cup win in the U19 World Cup 2010 and in World Cup 2023. Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa played only two games for Australia in U19 World Cup-winning campaign in 2010, but he played a major role for the senior Australian side in 2023. Zampa was the second leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 23 wickets in 11 matches.
(List updated till 8th February, 2024)
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