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.
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
Sri Lanka U19
Ban U19’s Innings
|Shamim Hossain||c Mishara b Sanjaya||25||24|
|Pritom Kumar||st Mishara b Sanjaya||24||26|
|Towhid Hridoy||not out||59||38|
|Sajid Hossain||c Wijesinghe b Dananjaya||4||7|
|Akbar Ali||c Sanjaya b De Silva||3||5|
|Mrittunjoy Chowdhury||c Paranavithana b Sanjaya||11||14|
|Rakibul Hasan||not out||11||6|
|Raveen de Silva||3||0||14||2||4.67|
Sri Lanka U19’s Innings
|Navod Paranavithana||c Hasan b T Hridoy||5||5|
|Kamil Mishara||c & b S Hossain||2||9|
|Ravindu Rasantha||c R Hasan b T Hridoy||0||2|
|Nipun Dananjaya||c S Hossain b T Hridoy||7||8|
|Sonal Dinusha||c A Ali b S Hossain||9||13|
|Avishka Tharindu||not out||5||11|
|Chamindu Wijesinghe||not out||5||5|