Jnr Tigers lose ODI series to SL

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Nov 10,2018

 
 

Bangladesh Under-19 team conceded a 19-run defeat in Duckworth Lewis Method to their Sri Lankan counterparts and lose the five-match youth one-day international series 1-2 in Katunayeke on Friday.
Sent into bat, Sri Lanka youths hobbled their way to 205-7 in their 50 overs, with opener Kamil Mishara top scoring with 83 off 135 balls while Sajid Hossain ended up with 2-39 for the visitors.
Towhid Hridoy and Shoriful Islam picked up one-wicket each as other three opposition batsmen were dismissed by run-outs.
In reply, Bangladesh were struggling at 67-4 in 19.2 overs, when rain first stopped play.
Bangladesh resumed their innings, with a revised target of 184 off 37 overs, but only managed to play 10 deliveries, as rain again halted proceedings and brought the match to an abrupt end with Bangladesh on 80-4.
Shamim Hossain (15) and Akbar Ali (14) remained unbeaten and Sri Lankan spinner Ashian Daniel picked up 2-21.
Sri Lanka had previously won the third match, while Bangladesh youth had won the second one, with the other two ending in a no result.

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