Bangladesh U19 end One Day series with defeat

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Bangladesh U19 Tour of Sri Lanka 2021

Fifth One Day

Venue : Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla

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

Sri Lanka U19 : 240/9 in 50 overs (Chamindu 102, Shevon 59, Dunith 20; Mushfik 3/37, Ripon 2/43, Ahosan 2/56)

Bangladesh U19 : 236/10 in 50 overs (Mahfijul 62, Aich Mollah 55, Nabil 33; Vinuja 2/21, Dunith 2/38, Raveen 1/30)

Result : Sri Lanka U19 won by 4 runs.

The stage was the set for the Bangladesh U19 to end the One Day series on a good note, but Sri Lanka U19 kept their nerve and won the match by 4 runs. They clinched the 5-match series 5-0.

Chasing 241, Young Tigers were all but sealed the match at 223 for 3 thanks to Maffijul Islam and Aich Mollah’s fifty. But from there they suffered a batting collapse and lost the last 7 wickets for just 13 runs. Mahfijul scored the highest 62. Vinuja and Dunith picked up 2 wickets each for Sri Lanka.

Earlier, the hosts won the toss and decided to bat first. Chamindu’s century powered them to a fighting total of 240 for 9. Mushfik Hasan was the standout bowler for Bangladesh with 3 wickets for 37. Ripon Mondol and Ahosan Habib shared 2 wickets each.

Photo : Sri Lanka Cricket.