Sen against the West Indies. Kids beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the last league match of Group D at Bustare Connery on Friday to qualify for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Satish Rajapaksa’s fifty, Anjala Bandara, Shevon Daniel and Ranuthu Somaratne’s maximum contribution to cricket helped Sri Lanka win.
West Indies won the toss and elected to bat. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
Samindu Wickramasinghe (4) was dismissed for 4 in the first over.
However, Satish Rajapaksa shared 52 runs for the second wicket with Shevon Daniel (34), 40 runs for the third wicket with Sakuna Nidarshana Liyanage (9) and 78 runs for the third wicket with Anjala Bandara (40).
However, when the total was 174, Satish Rajapaksa was bowled out for 76 by Sri Lanka.
However, skipper Dunith Wellalake (15), Ranudu Somaratne (28 A.I.), Raveen de Silva (13 A.I.) and Yasiru Rodrigo (6 A.I.) paddled with Dithan to ensure Sri Lanka’s victory.
West Indies bowlers McKennie Clarke took 2 for 38 and Isai Thorne took 2 for 41.
West Indies, who were earlier called up to bat first in the match, lost 9 wickets in 50 overs and scored 250 runs.
Starters Shakier Paris (16) and Mathew Crab (7) were both bowled out for low runs. But the next four cricketers, Teddy Bishop (45), Kevin Wickham (56), Jordan Johnson (47) and Rivaldo Clark (45), added strength to the West Indies total.
McKenzie Clark (21) paddled well in the back row.
Meanwhile, Teddy Bishop and Kevin Wickham shared 68 for three, Kevin Wickham and Jordan Johnson 58 for four, and Rivaldo Clarke and McKinney Clarke 46 for eight.
Dunith Wellalake, who has taken 3 wickets for 39 runs in Sri Lankan bowling, is the highest wicket-taker with 13 wickets for 94 runs in the three matches he has played so far.
Satish Rajapaksa was selected as the captain in the match against West Indies.