Sri Lanka U-19 415 all out, England reply with 249/4
by Mahinda P.Liyanage -Galle Central Special Corr.
Sri Lanka U-19 team who were in a formidable position with 376 for 4
on day one could add just only 39 runs before losing the remaining six
wickets in 16 overs in 84 minutes for a total of 415 all out on day two
of the 4 day unofficial Test against England U-19 played yesterday at
Galle International Cricket Stadium.
Sri Lanka who resumed the game with their over night score 376 for 4
lost their first wicket of the day with no addition to the score in the
day's third ball as Duleeka Tissakutti was bowled by England's captain
There after the other wickets of Sri Lanka fell at regular intervals.
Chasing the Sri Lanka's total England were 249 for 4 at the close of
the day. England captain Lewis Gregory peformd a good batting form
scoring 62 facing 125 balls in 152 minutes.
Sri Lanka u-19: 415 (Shehan Jayasooriya 30, Dhananjaya de Silva 84,
Banuka Rajapaksa 149, Yasoda Lanka 80, Dulleka Tissakutti 13,
Kaushaalaya Gajasingha 35 Lewis Gregory 3/54, Adam Ball 1/33, Jacke
Parsons 2/72, Tom Milness 2/64)
England u-19: 249/4 (Sam Wood 25, Daniel Bell Drummond 35, Ben Fokes
46, Lewis Gregory 62, Ateeq Javid 23 n/o, Adam Rossington 27 n/o Santha
De Mel 2/26, Maduka 1/37, Saranga Rajaguru 1/64)