Since 1974, The England U-19 cricket team has played official Under-19 Test cricket. From 1991/92, they were known as England's Young Cricketers. Former captains like Michael Vaughan, Alastair Cook, and Andrew Flintoff, have all captain the senior national team of England in Test matches. The U19 World Cup took place in the Caribbean, and England was positioned in Group A alongside 2020 winners Bangladesh, Canada, and UAE. England cricket team won the Plate Final in the tournament of 2020. The England U19 selection panel, headed by Head Coach Richard Dawson, selected a 15-strong team and two travelling reserves for the ICC U19 Men's Cricket World Cup. Look at the top 10 best players in the England U-19 cricket team-

10. Alex Horton

Alex a wicketkeeper, plays cricket for Glamorgan 2nd XI. With a rigid knock of 36 last time out for the under 19s before the tour to St Kitt’s, Alex will go into the tournament in the Caribbean in a confident mood.

9. James Coles

James as an all-rounder, made his debut in first-class for Sussex against Surrey at The Oval, taking up three wickets in the match, including those of Rory Burns and Ben Foakes. James is regarded as the usual first-change bowler for the Under 19s; he will be a key player after the powerplay.

8. Ben Cliff

Ben Cliff, the Halifax native, forced his pathway into the reckoning, thanks to an aspiring tour of Sri Lanka, which included taking 3 for 43 in the fourth One Day International. Ben Cliff is a right-arm medium-pace bowler who took part in three County Championship second XI matches for Yorkshire in 2021, taking five wickets haul.

7. George Bell

George Bell is regarded as one of the powerful middle-order batsmen, who had a critical time in recent appearances, with the Sri Lanka tour only making 11 runs in the three matches. However, a better series against the West Indies assumed the runs would come.

6. Nathan Barnwell

Nathan Barnwell is a medium-pace bowler. He has done impressive tasks in recent under-19 internationals by taking up ten wickets in five matches against Sri Lanka and West Indies. The Surrey man will be facing the tournament in good form with the ball in hand.

5. Tom Aspinwall

Tom Aspinwall is a right-arm medium-pace bowler who is currently playing for Lancashire second XI squad. Although he is 17-years old; he had played eight matches for the under-19 squad before the trip to the Caribbean, with the best appearance of 3 for 28 against the West Indies cricket team.

4. Rehan Ahmed

An astonishing Leg-spinner, Rehan Ahmed, made the headlines as a 13-year-old when he successfully bowled Ben Stokes in the nets ahead of a Lord's Test match. Ahmed's appearance was even more palpable in the clash of quarter-finals.

3. Josh Boyden

Josh Boyden is a left-arm seamer, who has proved himself by taking wickets initially throughout the tournament. Josh took 12 wickets in his four matches second only to Sri Lanka's Dunith Wellalage. Josh's economic rate was impressive in the UAE win, finishing with 2-10 in five overs.

2. Tom Prest

Even the pressures of captainship don't affect Prest, whose innings of 93 against Canada laid the foundations for his team's 106-run victory in Basseterre - but even better was to come. The Hampshire batter, Tom Prest made a remarkable unbeaten 154 runs in 119 balls.

1. Jacob Bethell

Jacob Bethell the Warwickshire native left-hander, who grew up in Barbados, was on the top of the scorecard with 44 in England's win over Bangladesh, got them off to a fresh start against the UAE with 62, and then beat South Africa's bowling with 88 from just 42 balls to lay the foundation for a resounding six-wicket success.