SL vs BAN U19 - Sri Lanka wins ODI series

Monday, 25 October 2021 - 17:35

The Sri Lanka Under-19 team clean-swept Bangladesh Under-19 team in the ODI tournament.

Sri Lanka young lions acquired a 5-0 victory, winning by 1 run in the fifth and final ODI between the two countries.

Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 240 for 9 wickets.

Chamindu Wickramasinghe and Shevon Daniel put a partnership of 154 runs for the second wicket to put Sri Lanka in a strong position.

The partnership broke down when Shevon Daniel was taken by a run out for 59 runs.

Sri Lanka's innings were limited to 240 runs due to a lack of support from the back row batsmen.

Chasing a victory target of 241, Bangladesh showed signs of an easy victory by the end of the 45th over.

However, the young lions did not give up the fight.

In the last two overs of the match, Sri Lanka took 3 wickets, shattering the hopes of the Bangladesh team.

They needed five runs in the final ball of the match to win, but were able to score only one run.

Vinuja Rampal and Dunith Vellalage took 2 wickets each for Sri Lanka.

Cabinet approval granted to import rice from Myanmar (Video)
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 - 22:28

Cabinet approval has been granted to purchase 20,000 metric tons of rice worth about USD 9.2 million from Myanmar.Co-Cabinet Spokesman Minister Ramesh... Read More

Minister Mahindananda speaks about conspiracy against organic farming (Video)
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 - 22:24

Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage stated that the conspiracy against organic farming is clearly shown by the sharp reduction in the price of... Read More

Emergency telephone number to report litro gas related issues
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 - 22:09

Litro Gas has introduced a hotline to inform the public about any gas problems they may have.Its Chairman Thishara Jayasinghe stated that consumers can... Read More