The ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup bowls off on Friday morning at 8:00, with two matches, in Guyana.

In the first match, the West Indians under-19s open their campaign against their Australian counterparts, at the Providence Ground.

The second game will feature, Scotland against Sri Lanka at the Everest Cricket Club.

The Young West Indies suffered a seven-wicket loss to South Africa in their final warm-up match, but captain Ackeem Auguste, says the players are high on confidence going into the first match.

Ackeem Auguste, captain of West Indies under-19s.