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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 14:08
Hasitha Boyagoda sets a new U-19 ODI record
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Sri Lanka U-19 opener Hasitha Boyagoda and left-arm spinner Haren Buddila lead a brutal rout of Kenya, of 311 runs in the ninth-place playoff of the Youth World Cup in Lincoln.

Boyagoda racked up the highest score in Under-19 ODIs, scoring 191 off 152 balls, as he took Sri Lanka Under-19 to their highest-ever ODI total of 419 for 4.

In reply, Kenya was bowled out for 108 with a four-for from Buddila.

Opting to bat, Sri Lanka's openers brought up 87 runs in 11.2 overs.

Boyagoda who is a product of Trinity College, Kandy went on to stitch a 147-run partnership with Nishan Madushka (60) for the second wicket and was then involved in an 89-run partnership with Jehan Daniel (37 off 24).

Kenya seamers Sachin Bhudia and Jasraj Kundi were thrashed for over 60 runs in their respective six-over spells.

It was Rene Were who found some respite with Boyagoda's wicket, but after the batsman had struck 28 fours and two sixes.

Soon, an unbeaten 21-ball 53 from captain Kamindu Mendis took Sri Lanka's total past 400.


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