Bangladesh U-19 Teams Tour to Sri Lanka 2018

Media Release 10th October, 2018 Bangladesh under 19 Team will arrive in Sri Lanka on the 13th October, 2018 for a month long tour. The team will arrive at the BIA, Katunayake at 15.40 Hours on the 13th October, 2018. (Flight Number: UL 190) Bangladesh U-19 Teams Tour to Sri Lanka 2018 Date Day Activity Venue 13th  October 2018 Saturday Bangladesh Team Arrives 16th  October 2018 Tuesday 1st Four Day Game NCC 17th  October 2018 Wednesday 18th  October 2018 Thursday 19th  October 2018 Friday 23rd  October 2018 Tuesday 2nd Four Day Game MCG – Katunayaka 24th  October 2018 Wednesday 25th  October 2018 Thursday 26th  October 2018 Friday 30th  October 2018 Tuesday 1  st ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 1st… Read More →

Sri Lanka under 19 in the Asia Cup Finals

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A classy century from Nuwanidu Fernando and an extremely sound bowling spell by Shashika Dulshan, who captured four wickets for 24 runs in 9.3 overs helped Sri Lanka Under 19 to reach the finals of the Under 19 Asia Cup contest, currently being played in Bangladesh. This victory means, Sri Lanka will meet India on Sunday (12th October) at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in the finals. Put into bat by the opposition, Sri Lanka had a dangerous start with both openers getting out without scoring. Kamil Mishara stuck two boundaries, but he also was sent back to the pavilion within a quick time and the Lankan score read as 3 for 16. Sri Lanka lost its 4th wicket, when the… Read More →

Sri Lanka under 19 in Asia Cup Semi Finals

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Sri Lanka Under 19 grabbed their third successive win in the ongoing Under 19 Asia Cup tournament, currently being played in Bangladesh, when they beat Pakistan Under 19 by 23 runs today(02nd October) and moved into the semi-final stage of the tournament. Batting first, after asked by the opposition, Sri Lanka only manage to get 200 runs in 49.4 overs for the fall of all 10 wickets. The openers N.D. Paranavithana and Nuwanidu Fernando gave a good start for the Lankans by adding 63 runs in 12.2 overs. Paranavithana departed for 26 runs made in 41 deliveries. The 2nd wicket fell; when the score was on 65, when Fernando out for 19 runs. From there onwards, regular wickets saw Sri Lanka at… Read More →

U19 Asia Cup: Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by six wickets

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Sri Lanka Under 19 team started its Under 19 Asia Cup journey with success, when they beat Bangladesh by 4 wickets today, in their first game of the tournament, played in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Chasing a target of 145 to win, Sri Lanka lost three quick wickets for 28 runs, however, a 90 run partnership between Nuwanidu Fernando and Pasindu Sooriyabandara brought the Lankans back on track. Fernando; top scored with a 64 run knock from 94 deliveries, while Sooriyabandara scored 36 runs from 92 balls.’ Sri Lanka reached the target in 37.5 overs for the loss of one wicket. Nuwanidu Fernando was the player of the match. Earlier in the day, Sri Lanka won the toss and asked Bangladesh to bat… Read More →

Sri Lanka squad for the Under 19 Asia Cup

thumbs up from u 19 captain Nipun Dananjaya after his team won by 7 runs in the 3rd odi against india

Media Release 18th September, 2018 The following Under 19 squad was approved by the Minister of Sports Honorable Faiszer Musthapa to take part in the Under 19 Asia Cup 2018 to be held in Bangladesh from 27th September to 08th October, 2018. Nipun Dananjaya – Captain Pasindu Sooriyabandara Nawod Paranavitharana Kamil Mishara Nishan Mathushka Nuwanindu Fernando Dunith Wellalage Sasika Dulshan Kalhara Senaratne Roshan Sanjaya Sadun Mendis Kalana Perera Nipun Malinga Navin Fernando Selvarasa Mathushan STANDBYS Lakshitha Madarasinghe Muditha Lakshan Vijayakantha Viyaskanth Chilan Kalindu Chamika Gunasekera

ඉන්දීය 19න් පහළ පිල එක්දින තරගාවලිය ජයගනී

Nishan Madushka player of the series

ශ්‍රී ලංකා – ඉන්දියා අවුරුදු 19න් පහළ එක්දින තරගාවලියේ සිකුරාදා (10) මොරටුවේදී පැවැති පස්වන හා අවසාන එක්දින තරගයෙන් කඩුලු අටක පහසු ජයග්‍රහණයක් අත්කරගත් ඉන්දීය 19න් පහළ කණ්ඩායම තරගාවලියද 3-2 ක් ලෙස ජය ලැබීය. පස්වන එක්දින තරගයේදී ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ඕවර 50 අවසානයේ කඩුලු නවයකට ලබාගත් ලකුණු 212ට පිළිතුරු ලෙස ඉන්දීය කණ්ඩායම ඕවර 42.4කදී කඩුලු දෙකකට ලකුණු 214ක් ලබා පහසු ජයග්‍රහණයක් වාර්තා කළේය. මේ එක්දින තරගාවලියේ ප්‍රථම,දෙවන හා පස්වන තරග ඉන්දියාව ජයගත් අතර ශ්‍රී ලංකාව දෙවන හා තෙවන තරග ජයග්‍රහණය කළේය. අවසාන එක්දින තරගයේ කාසියේ වාසිය දිනා මුලින් පන්දුවට පහරදුන් ශ්‍රී ලංකා පිල ඉනිමේ අඩක් ගතවන විට විශාල ලකුණු සංඛ්‍යාවක් කරා යන ලකුණු පහළ කළත් අවසාන කඩුලු හත ඕවර 12කදී ලකුණු 41කට දැවීයාමෙන් ලකුණු 212කට ඉනිම සීමා විණි. ලංකා කණ්ඩායම ඕවර 37කදී… Read More →

India U-19 beat SL U-19 by 8 wickets to take series 3-2

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India Under-19 beat Sri Lanka Under-19 by 8 wickets in the fifth one-day match to take the 5-match series 3-2 at the Tyronne Fernando Stadium on Friday. Having restricted the Lankans to 212 for 9 in 50 overs, the Indians breezed to 214 for 2 in 42.4 overs spearheaded by a fine unbeaten 114 by opening batsman Y. Jaiswal. Having batted first after winning the toss, the bulk of the host’s frontline batsmen failed to capitalize on opening batsman K.N.M. Fernando’s superb 95 as seven wickets fell for 41 runs in just 12 overs. Fernando defied the Indian bowling attack overcoming the early setbacks of the first wicket falling with the total on 32, and  the second at 33 off… Read More →

India Under-19 win fourth one-dayer to level series 2-all

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India Under-19 won the fourth one-day match against Sri Lanka Under 19 by 135 runs at the Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa on Tuesday. With this win the Indians levelled the 5-match series 2-all to set up a decisive final clash at the same venue on Friday, August 10. The host team was handicapped by the absence of five of its players who did duty in the previous games as they were sitting the GCE (A.L) Examination. Batting first, India Under-19 scored 278 for 6 wickets in 50 overs and dismissed the host team for 143 in 37.2 overs.  The Indian innings was anchored by opening batsman D. Padikkal who scored 71 off 91 balls hitting 8 boundaries and a six…. Read More →

Sri Lanka Under-19 beat India Under-19 by 7 runs; Lead series 2-1

thumbs up from u 19 captain Nipun Dananjaya after his team won by 7 runs in the 3rd odi against india

Sri Lanka Under-19 beat India Under-19 by 7 runs in the third one-day match at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds on Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in the 5-match series. Batting first, Sri Lanka Under-19 was all out for 220 in 49.3 overs and dismissed the opposition for 213 in 49.3 overs. The Lankan innings was boosted by opening batsmen N.D. Paranavithana who made 51 off 73 balls inclusive of 6 boundaries and K.N.M. Fernando who scored 42 off 69 containing 4 boundaries. The pair laid the platform upfront posting 100 runs for the first wicket in 22.4 overs. Skipper Nipun Dhananjaya Perera then chipped in with a 51-ball 26 hitting 2 boundaries while the total was further propped… Read More →

ශ්‍රී ලංකා 19න් පහළ කණ්ඩායම තෙවන එක්දින තරගයත් ජය ගනී

India's Mohit Jangra bowled by Sandun Mendis for 13 runs off 8 balls

ශ්‍රී ලංකාව හා ඉන්දියාව අතර පැවැත්වෙන අවුරුදු 19න් පහළ තරග පහක එක්දින තරගාවලියේ ඉරිදා (5) කොළඹ එස්.එස්.සී.ක්‍රීඩාංගණයේ පැවැති තෙවන එක්දින තරගයෙන් ලකුණු හතක ජයග්‍රහණයක් ලැබූ ශ්‍රී ලංකාව තරග 2-1ක් ලෙස තරගාවලියේ ඉදිරියෙන් සිටියේය. කණ්ඩායම් දෙක අතර තීරණාත්මක සිව්වන හා පස්වන එක්දින තරග දෙක මේ මස 6 සහ 10 දිනවල මොරටුවේදී පැවැත්වීමට නියමිතය. දැනට තරග දෙකක් ජයගෙන සිටින ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට මින් තරගයක් හෝ ජය ගතහොත් තරගාවලියේ ජයග්‍රහණය ද හිමිවේ. තෙවන එක්දින තරගයේ කාසියේ වාසිය දිනූ ශ්‍රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායම ඕවර 49.3කදී සියලු ක්‍රීඩකයන් දැවී ලබාගත් ලකුණු සංඛ්‍යාව 220කි. මෙහිදී මුල් විකට්ටුවට එන්.ඩී.පරණවිතාන සහ කේ.එම්.ප්‍රනාන්දු ඕවර 22.4කදී ලකුණු 100ක් රැස්කරමින් ප්‍රබල ආරම්භයක් ලබාදුන්හ. ලංකා කණ්ඩායම වෙනුවෙන් එන්.පරණවිතාන පන්දු 73කදී හතරේ හයක් සමග ලකුණු 51ක්ද කේ.එන්.එම්.ප්‍රනාන්දු පන්දු 69කදී හතරේ හතරක් සමග ලකුණු 42ක්ද නායක… Read More →

Sri Lanka under 19 wins 2nd One Day against India Under 19 – thanks to a captains knock by Nipun Dananjaya

Sri lanka  U19 Captain Nipun Dananjaya (R) and Lakshitha Manasinghe after thier teams 5 wicket win over India_

Sri Lanka Under-19 pulled off an emphatic 5-wicket win over the India Under-19 in the second one-day match thanks to an unbeaten captain’s knock of 92 by Nipun Dananjaya Perera to level the 5-match series 1-all at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds on Thursday. The Lankans thus registered their first win in the home tour versus their counterparts having lost the two test matches and the first one-dayer. The home team chased down a target of 194 with 26 deliveries to spare after bowling out their counterparts for 193 in 47 overs. Perera’s 112-ball match winning knock contained 7 boundaries with fine support lent by P. Sooriyabandara who made 52 off 71 balls, inclusive of 5 boundaries. They shared in… Read More →

Sri Lanka U-19 XI lose first ODI by 4 wickets to India U-19 XI

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Sri Lanka Under-19 Team went down by 6 wickets to India Under-19 in the first of 5 ODI series at the P. Saravanamuththu Stadium on Monday. The hosts, batting first totaled 143 for 4 wickets in 37.1 overs to which the visitors replied with 144 for 4 in 37.1 overs. The Lankans having opted to take first lease on winning the toss came a cropper to the Indians bowling attack with wickets falling at regular intervals. Only skipper Dananjaya Perera, batting at No.3 offered resistance scoring 33 off 45 balls inclusive of 4 boundaries as the host team slumped from 1 for 16 to 8 for 99. At that stage No.9 batsman Nipun Malinga struck a rearguard 38 off 39… Read More →

Sri Lanka Under 19 One Day Squad for the India U19 Tour of Sri Lanka

Media Release 29th July 2018 The Minister of Sports Honorable Faiszer Musthapa gave his approval to the following Sri Lanka Under 19 squad to play against the touring India under 19 team in the upcoming One Day Games. Nipun Dananjaya Perera – Captain (Joseph Vass College – Wennappuwa) Pasindu Sanjula Sooriyabandara ( Royal College – Colombo) Nuwanindu Keshawa Fernando ( St. Sebastian’s College – Moratuwa) Navod Dinushree Paranavithana (Mahinda College – Galle) Nishan Mathushka Fernando ( WK) ( Moratu Vidyalaya) Lakshitha Rasanjana Manasinghe ( Nalanda College – Colombo ) Dunith Nethmika Wellalage ( St. Joseph’s College – Colombo) H. Sandun Tharaka Mendis ( Richmond College – Galle) Avishka Lakshan ( Kalutara Vidyalaya) W. Shashika Dulshan ( St. Servatious College –… Read More →

ඉන්දීය 19න් පහළ කණ්ඩායමට ඉනිමක ජයග්‍රහණයක්

India Under 19 beat Sri Lanka_DSC_1712

කොළඹ එන්.සී.සී.ක්‍රීඩාංගණයේ පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා ඉන්දියා අවුරුදු 19න් පහළ පළමු සිව්දින නිල නොලත් ටෙස්ට් තරගයෙන් ඉන්දීය අවුරුදු 19න් පහළ කණ්ඩායමට ඉනිමක හා ලකුණු 21ක ජයක් අත්කර ගත්තේය. මේ තරගයේදී ශ්‍රී ලංකා 19න් පහළ කණ්ඩායම මුල් ඉනිමේදී ලකුණු 244කට දැවී ගිය අතර ඉන්දීය 19න් පහළ කණ්ඩායම මුල් ඉනිම වෙනුවෙන් රැස්කළ ලකුණු සංඛ්‍යාව 589කි.ඉනිමක පරාජයෙන් බේරීමට ශ්‍රී ලංකා 19න් පහළ කණ්ඩායමට දෙවන ඉනිමේදී ලකුණු 345ක් අවශ්‍ය වුවත් ඔවුන් ලබාගත්තේ ලකුණු 324ක් පමණකි. තරගයේ අවසාන දිනයේ (20) දිවා ආහාරයට මදකට පසුව තරගය නිමාවට පත්විය. මේ තරගයේ දී ඉන්දීයාවේ ඒ ටායිඩි ලකුණු 113ක්ද ඒ.බඩෝනි ලකුණු 185ක්ද (පන්දු 205යි හතරේ 19යි හයේ හතරයි) ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ කේ.එන්.ප්‍රනාන්දු ලකුණු 104ක්ද (පන්දු 118යි හතරේ 17යි හයේ 2යි) ලබාගත්හ. ඉන්දීය කණ්ඩායමේ හයවන කඩුල්ලට බඩෝනි සහ එන්.වඩේරා (82) එක්ව ලකුණු… Read More →

Sri Lanka Under-19 lose to India Under-19 by an innings and 21 runs

Arjun Tendulkar vs Sri Lanka Under 19_DSC_1684

Sri Lanka Under-19 lost to India Under-19 by an innings and 21 runs having being dismissed for 324 in the second innings on the fourth and final day of the first unofficial test match played at the NCC grounds on Friday. The Lankans having totaled 244 in the first innings, trailed by 345 runs following the visiting team’s mammoth first innings total of 589. The host team’s second innings was bolstered by K.N.M. Fernando’s 104 off 118 balls inclusive of 17 boundaries and 2 sixes. Coming in at 42 for 1 he put on 91 for the second wicket with skipper Dananjaya Perera who made 20. But on reaching his century Fernando threw his wicket when well set through indiscretion… Read More →