Bangladesh U19 lose in a thriller on 2nd One Day

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Bangladesh U19 Tour of Sri Lanka 2021

Second One Day

Venue : Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla

Toss : Sri Lanka U19 won the toss and decided to bat first.

Sri Lanka U19 : 228/8 in 50 overs (Jayawardena 58, Pathiraja 51, Daniel 34; Ripon 3/49, Ashikur 5/54, Ariful 1/27)

Bangladesh U19 : 227/10 in 49.3 overs (Mahfijul 75, Iftikher 36, Meherob 33; Pathirana 3/26, Wellalage 3/30, Mathew 2/47)

Result : Sri Lanka U19 won by 1 run.

Bangladesh U19 team came to so close to level the series but ended up with a heart-breaking 1-run defeat against Sri Lanka U19. The hosts lead the 5-match series 2-0. Third match of the series will be held on October 20.

Batting first, Sri Lanka posted 228 for 8. Ripon Mondol picked up 3 wickets for 49. In reply, opener Mahfijul Islam’s 75 runs knock kept the young Tigers in the match. But eventually they fell just 1 run short before bowled out for 227 on 50th over.