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Sri Lanka crush Pakistan to clinch Youth ODI series

   Sri Lanka U19 tour of Pakistan 2023

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   Sri Lanka U19 tour of Pakistan 2023

Sri Lanka U19 registered a massive win over Pakistan U19 in the fifth Youth ODI and clinched the 5-match series, 3-2 in Karachi.

Having been asked to bat first, Sri Lanka got off to a solid start as the opening pair Pulindu Perera and Ravishan de Silva put on a 64-run stand for the first wicket.

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The Skipper Sineth Jayawardene who came to bat No. 3 helped the visitors keep the momentum going, scoring a blistering knock. Jayawardene stroked 82 runs off 69 balls with 11 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 118.84.

Rusanda Gamage also hit an aggressive half-century in the middle order for Sri Lanka, guiding Sri Lanka to a formidable total. Gamage scored 66 runs off 64 balls with 5 fours as the visitors posted 293/9 in the allotted 50 overs.

On their turn with the ball, Sri Lanka showed a much-disciplined bowling effort compared to their opponents as they managed to restrict the strong hosts’ batting lineup for just 128 runs.

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Sri Lankan spin twins Vihas Thewmika and Malsha Tharupathi ripped through Pakistan batting lineup, sharing 6 wickets between them. Both bowlers ended up with identical figures of 3/12.

Brief Scores

Sri Lanka U19 – 293/9 (50) Sineth Jayawardene 82, Rusanda Gamage 66, Pulindu Perera 47, Sharujan Shanmuganathan 29, Ravishan de Silva 23, Mohammad Ibtisam 2/51, Ubaid Shah 2/55, Arafat Minhas 2/57

Pakistan U19 – 128 (32.3) Arafat Minhas 57, Vihas Thewmika 3/12, Malsha Tharupathi 3/12, Vishwa Lahiru 2/29

Result – Sri Lanka U19 won by 165 runs

Result


Sri Lanka U19
293/9 (50)

Pakistan U19
128/10 (32.3)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Pulindu Perera c Aftab Ahmed b Haroon Arshad 47 81 6 1 58.02
Ravindu De Silva st Saad Baig b Naveed Ahmed Khan 23 65 4 0 35.38
Sineth Jayawardena c Mohammad Tayyab Arif b Arafat Minhas 82 108 11 3 75.93
Dinura Kalupahana c Hamza Nawaz b Arafat Minhas 17 39 1 0 43.59
Rusanda Gamage c Haroon Arshad b Ubaid Shah 66 89 5 0 74.16
Malsha Tharupathi c Shamyl Hussain b Aftab Ahmed 7 14 1 0 50.00
Sharujan Shanmuganathan b Mohammad Ibtisam 29 45 2 0 64.44
Vihas Thewmika b Ubaid Shah 0 2 0 0 0.00
Ruvishan Perera not out 5 12 0 0 41.67
Vishwa Lahiru b Mohammad Ibtisam 0 1 0 0 0.00


Extras 17 (b 3 , lb 7 , nb 0, w 7, pen 0)
Total 293/9 (50 Overs, RR: 5.86)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Ubaid Shah 10 0 55 2 5.50
Aftab Ahmed 9 0 54 1 6.00
Mohammad Ibtisam 8 1 51 2 6.38
Naveed Ahmed Khan 9 1 48 1 5.33
Haroon Arshad 4 0 18 1 4.50
Arafat Minhas 10 0 57 2 5.70


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Shamyl Hussain c & b Vihas Thewmika 14 20 2 0 70.00
Shahzaib Khan c Ravindu De Silva b Vihas Thewmika 0 5 0 0 0.00
Mohammad Tayyab Arif lbw b Vishwa Lahiru 11 29 1 0 37.93
Saad Baig c & b Vihas Thewmika 1 8 0 0 12.50
Haroon Arshad lbw b Vishwa Lahiru 17 38 1 0 44.74
Arafat Minhas c Vihas Thewmika b Dinura Kalupahana 57 67 7 1 85.07
Hamza Nawaz c & b Malsha Tharupathi 13 46 0 0 28.26
Naveed Ahmed Khan c Dinura Kalupahana b Malsha Tharupathi 9 47 0 0 19.15
Mohammad Ibtisam c & b Garuka Sanketh 0 4 0 0 0.00
Aftab Ahmed not out 0 2 0 0 0.00
Ubaid Shah b Malsha Tharupathi 1 1 0 0 100.00


Extras 5 (b 0 , lb 0 , nb 0, w 5, pen 0)
Total 128/10 (32.3 Overs, RR: 3.94)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Garuka Sanketh 6 0 21 1 3.50
Vihas Thewmika 6 1 12 3 2.00
Dinura Kalupahana 5 0 21 1 4.20
Vishwa Lahiru 6 1 29 2 4.83
Sineth Jayawardena 1 0 13 0 13.00
Ruvishan Perera 5 1 20 0 4.00
Malsha Tharupathi 3.3 0 12 3 3.64