The Bangladesh U19 Cricket team will arrive in Sri Lanka this Saturday for a month-long tour of the island.
India U19 today beat Sri Lanka comprehensively by 144 runs..
The tourists are set to play 2 Youth Tests and 5 Youth ODIs against U19 Asian runners-up Sri Lanka, starting with the 1st Youth Test on the 16th of this month at the NCC Grounds.
Both teams are fresh from the U19 Asia Cup which concluded in Bangladesh last Sunday where India U19 beat Sri Lanka U19 in the final to claim the title.
The two teams did face off against each other in the tournament opener which Sri Lanka U19s won by 6 wickets with 73 balls remaining.
The Sri Lanka U19s put in a brilliant team effort to win …
The Bangladesh U19 team will be playing their first Youth Test since they last played one in 2015 which was incidentally against Sri Lanka U19, in Pallekele. The match ended in tame draw while the 2-match series too ended in a nil-all draw.
The matches are scheduled to be played in Colombo, Katunayake and Dambulla while the visitors are set to depart on the 10th of November.
|16th Oct – 19th Oct||1st Youth Test||NCC Grounds Colombo|
|23rd Oct – 26th Oct||2nd Youth Test||Marians Cricket Grounds Katunayaka|
|30th Oct||1st Youth ODI||Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium|
|1st Nov||2nd Youth ODI||Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium|
|3rd Nov||3rd Youth ODI||Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium|
|6th Nov||4th Youth ODI||Marians Cricket Grounds Katunayaka|
|9th Nov||5th Youth ODI||Marians Cricket Grounds Katunayaka|
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