Sri Lanka U19s’ rain escape sets up final showdown

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 4th Youth ODI


Sri Lanka U19s got away with a no result in their 4th Youth ODI against Bangladesh to set up a thrilling final in the 5th ODI with the series locked at 1-1. 

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The hosts who won the toss and elected to field first at the Marians Cricket grounds in Katunayake, were taken to the cleaners early on before eventually restricting the Bangladeshis to 155/6 in a game reduced to 22 overs.

Tawhid Hridoy had a game to remember making a stunning half century with the bat before later having a massive say with the ball. He remained unbeaten on 59* while Tanzid Hasan also chipped in with 25.

Left arm tweaked Rohan Sanjaya’s dream run continued as he captured three wickets again while Raveen de Silva picked up 2/14.

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The Sri Lanka run chase was in tatters when the heavens opened up, as half of their side were back in the pavilion with nobody registering double figures. The hosts scorecard read as 34/5 in 8.5 overs with Hridoy capturing 3/08 following up from his impressive half century.

Shamim Hossain also captured 2/19 as the rain played a massive part in the series once again with Sri Lanka stumbling.

Bangladesh U19 155/6 (22) Tawhid Hridoy 59*, Tanzid Hasan 25, Pritom Kumar 24, Rohan Sanjaya 3/29, Raveen de Silva 2/14 

Sri Lanka U19 34/5 (8.5) Tawhid Hridoy 3/08, Shamim Hossain 2/19


Full Scorecard

Ban U19


(22 overs)


Sri Lanka U19


(8.5 overs)

Ban U19’s Innings

Shamim Hossain c Mishara b Sanjaya2524
Pritom Kumar st Mishara b Sanjaya2426
Towhid Hridoy not out5938
Sajid Hossain c Wijesinghe b Dananjaya47
Akbar Ali c Sanjaya b De Silva35
Mrittunjoy Chowdhury c Paranavithana b Sanjaya1114
Rakibul Hasan not out116
13 (b 7, lb 2, w 4)
155/6 (22 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-52 (Pritom Kumar, 6.5 ov), 2-61 (Shamim Hossain, 8.4 ov), 3-66 (Sajid Hossain, 9.6 ov), 4-72 (Akbar Ali, 11.3 ov), 5-96 (Akbar Ali, 11.3 ov), 6-111 (Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, 18.2 ov)
Chamindu Wijesinghe40370 9.25
Ashan Daniel50260 5.20
Lakshan Gamage10140 14.00
Rohan Sanjaya50293 5.80
Nipun Dananjaya20131 6.50
Raveen de Silva30142 4.67
Navod Paranavithana20130 6.50

Sri Lanka U19’s Innings

Navod Paranavithana c Hasan b T Hridoy55
Kamil Mishara c & b S Hossain29
Ravindu Rasantha c R Hasan b T Hridoy02
Nipun Dananjaya c S Hossain b T Hridoy78
Sonal Dinusha c A Ali b S Hossain913
Avishka Tharindu not out511
Chamindu Wijesinghe not out55
1 (w 1)
34/5 (8.5 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-5 (ND Paranavithana, 1.1 ov), 2-6 (R Rasantha, 1.5 ov), 3-15 (ND Perera, 3.2 ov), 4-17 (K Mishara, 4.2 ov), 5-27 (GS Dinusha, 6.6 ov)
Shamim Hossain40192 4.75
Towhid Hridoy3083 2.67
Rakibul Hasan1040 4.00
Mittunjoy Chowdhury0.5030 6.00