Bangladesh U19 lose another thriller against Sri Lanka U19

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Bangladesh U19 Tour of Sri Lanka 2021

Third One Day

Venue : Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla

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

Bangladesh U19 : 184/10 in 49.3 overs (Ashikur 54*, Habib 33, Naimur 27; Vinuja 3/32, Raveen 3/38, Wanuja 2/26)

Sri Lanka U19 : 188/7 in 46.4 overs (Shevon 85*, Wanuja 38*, Pawan 31; Mushfik 3/46, Habib 2/24, Naimur 1/27)

Result : Sri Lanka U19 won by 3 wickets.

Photo : Sri Lanka Cricket.

The young Tigers lost the One Day series against Sri Lanka U19 as the hosts seal the third match by 3 wickets to take 3-0 lead in the 5 match series. Fourth match of the series will be held on 23.

Bangladesh U19 decided to bat first after winning the toss. They were in all sorts of trouble following a batting collapse and reduced to 71 for 7. From there it was Ashikur Rahman’s 54 runs knock lifted the innings. But he got some support from Ahosan Habib and Naimur Rahman as Tigers were managed to post 154 before bowled out in the 50th over.

In response, bowlers gave Bangladesh a real hope for a miracle by picking up wickets in regular intervals from the start. At one stage, Sri Lanka were 96 for 6. But Shevon stood out for his side and played a match winning unbeaten 85 runs knock. Mushfik Hasan took 3 wickets for 46.