U19 World Cup: Dunith Wellalage five-for takes Sri Lanka previous Scotland.© Instagram
Sri Lanka survived an enormous scare on Friday earlier than thrashing Scotland by 40 runs in Match 2 of the continuing U19 World Cup on the Everest Cricket Membership Floor in Georgetown. After profitable the toss and electing to bat first, Sri Lanka bought off to the worst attainable begin, dropping opener Shevon Daniel within the second over. Chamindu Wickramasinghe and Sadisha Rajpaksa added 52 and steadied the ship earlier than Sri Lanka misplaced three wickets within the hole of as many runs.
With Sri Lanka reeling at 99 for six, Sakuna Liyanage led the cost and scored a superb 85 whereas Raveen de Silva additionally performed a effective cameo of 30 as Sri Lanka managed to scored 218 for all out.
As reported by ICC, Sean Fischer-Keogh (3-56), Jack Jarvis and Oliver Davidson – two wickets apiece – starred with the ball for Scotland.
In reply, Scotland had been bowled out for 178 as Sri Lanka gained the sport comfortably in the long run.
Jack Jarvis, who notched 55 off 61 balls after arriving on the crease with scoreboard strain intensifying, restored some pleasure after Scotland’s top-four batter didn’t impress within the run-chase.
For Sri Lanka, Dunith Wellalage bagged a five-for whereas Shevon Daniel, Matheesha Pathirana and Wanuja Sahan additionally took two wickets every.
Sri Lanka will now face three-time champions Australia of their subsequent sport on January 17 on the Conaree Sports activities Membership in St Kitts.
Scotland, alternatively, will face hosts West Indies on the identical day on the Warner Park.
In the meantime, Australia thrashed West Indies by 6 wickets within the Group D sport on the Windfall Stadium in Guyana.
Sri Lanka prime Group B forward of Australia because of a greater web run-rate.
(With ICC Inputs)
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