Under 19: Sri Lanka squad for 3-day Test series against Bangladesh

Media Release At a Selection Committee meeting held the following selections were made by the National Selectors and the Junior National Selectors with regard to the Squad for the three-day Youth Test series against Bangladesh under 19s. 1.      Charith Asalanka (Captain) – Richmond College 2.      Avishka Fernando – St.Sebastian’s College,Moratuwa 3.      Kaveen Bandara - D.S Senanayake College 4.      Shalindu Ushan - Isipathana College 5.      Vishad Randika - Isipathana College 6.      Shammu Ashan - Ananda College 7.      Nushan Weerasinghe Fernando - Trinity College 8.      Lahiru Kumara - Trinity College 9.      Asitha Fernando - St. Sebastian’s Katunerita 10.  Malinga Amarasinghe - Nalanda College 11.  Ravindu Tillekaratne - NCC – Colombo 12.  Damith Silva - Maliyadeva – Kurunega 13.  Nishan Peiris - St.Peter’s Negombo 14.  Himesh Ramanayake - Royal College Colombo 15.  Tiran Dhanapala - Royal College Colombo This has been approved by the Hon.Minister of Sports.  

Under 19: Bangladesh clinch the one day series 3-2

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Bangladesh Under-19s beat Sri Lanka Under-19s by 14 runs in the fifth and final one-dayer on Sunday to seal a remarkable 3-2 series victory. Bangladesh U-19s were trailing 2-0 before winning the final three games of the series. Brief Score: Bangladesh U-19 212/9 in 50 overs (Nazmul Hasan Shanto 92, Zakir Hasan 42, Asitha Fernando 3/50,  Malinga Amarasinghe 3/20) Sri Lanka U-19 198 all out  in 48.5 overs (Shalindu Pereira 53, Saleh Ahmed  3/48) Result: Bangladesh U-19 won by 14 runs and won the 5 match series 3-2. The two teams will now play the first three-day Youth Test match from January 28 in Dambulla, followed by the second game in Pallekele from February 2.

Under 19: All-round Bangladesh level series

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Bangladesh Under-19s beat Sri Lanka Under-19s by 60 runs at the Premadasa Stadium in the fourth Youth ODI to level the five-match ODI series 2-2. The 236 posted by Bangladesh seemed competitive halfway into the match, and a lackluster Sri Lankan chase which had three run-outs saw their innings come to a halt at 176 with 24 balls remaining. With the series level after four games the fifth and final match at the SSC will now decide the winners tomorrow (25th Sunday). Breif scores Bangladesh U19 - 236-9 in 50 overs (Hossain Shanto 50, Zakir Hasan 50, Shahanur Rahman 42, Duvindu Tillakarathne 3-44, Asitha Fernando 2-48, Charith Asalanka 2-41) Sri Lanka U19 - 176 in 46 overs (Vishad Randika 50, Malinga Amarasinghe 46, Avishka Fernando 37, Mehedy Hasan 2-22, Abdul Halim… Read More →

Sri Lanka under 19 squad for 4th and 5th ODI’s against Bangladesh

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Media Release At a Selection Committee meeting held the following selections were made with regard to the Squad for the 4th and 5th ODI’s (24th and 25th January 2015) of the Bangladesh Under 19 tour of Sri Lanka. 1.      Charith Asalanka (Captain) - Richmond College,Galle 2.      Avishka Fernando (Vice Captain) – St.Sebastian’s College,Moratuwa 3.      Shalindu Ushan - Isipathana College,Colombo 4.      Vishad Randika - Isipathana College 5.      Lasith Lakshan - St.Thomas’ Matara 6.      Malinga Amarasinghe - Nalanda College,Colombo 7.      Himesh Ramanayake - Royal College,Colombo 8.      Wanidu Hasaranga - Richmond College,Galle 9.      Chamika Karunaratne - Royal College,Colombo 10.  Akil Inham - D.S Senanayake College, Colombo 11.  Thanuka Dabare - Lumbini Vidyalaya,Colombo 12.  Asitha Fernando - St.Sebastians Katuneriya 13.  Kusal Lakthilina – St.Sebastian’s College Moratuwa 14.  Thiran Dhanapala - Royal College,Colombo 15.  Thilan Nimesh - Prince of Wales College,Moratuwa 16.  Nishan Peiris - St.Peters College,Negombo 17.  Duvindu Thillakeratne - Trinity College This has been approved by the Hon.Minister of Sports.

Under 19: Bangladesh U19 keep the series alive

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Bangladeshi bowlers restricted Sri Lankan innings to 212 all out in the 48th over after they made 251 for six to win the third of the five-match series by 39 runs. Bangladesh by winning this must-win game kept the series alive with two more games to be played in the series on Friday and Sunday. Brief Scores: BAN U19 251-6 in 50 overs (Hossain Shanto 69, Shawan Rishwan 52, Charith Asalanka 2-33) SL U19 212 in 47.2 overs (Charith Asalanka 83, Visad Randika 26, Hasa Miraz 3-38) Bangladesh won by 39 runs. Sri Lanka Under-19s led the 5-match series 2-1.

Seven new players included for U19 pool for Bangladesh series

Media Release The following were selected by the Junior National Selectors with the National Selectors for the 32 Member U19 Pool for the Bangladesh Series (ongoing) based on performance during the 1st term of the 1st XI school season. Randiv Pathirana – Royal College Col Tharindu Hasanka – St.Thomas’s College Mt.Lavinia Sachintha Peiris – Maliyadeva College – Kurunegala Risitha Upamal – Dharmaloka College Kelaniya Pathum Nissanaka – Kalutara Maha Vidyalaya Ravin Sayer – Trinity – Kandy Chanaka Devinda – Lumbini Vidyalaya  

Under 19: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in thriller

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Charith Asalanka’s 68 and Asitha Fernando’s six-for helped Sri Lanka U19 cruise to their second successive win in the five-match series when they beat Bangladesh U19 by four runs in the second One-dayer concluded in a tight finish at Colts ground this afternoon. Brief scores  Sri Lanka U19 - 179-9 in 50 overs (Charith Asalanka 68, Vishad Randika 24, Hasa Miraz 3-15, Shawon Gazi 3/17) Bangladesh U19 - 175 in 47.1 overs (Mohommad Januthaddin 72, Mohommad Saffiddin 29, Asitha Fernando 6/37, Chamika Karunaratne 3/19) Sri Lanka won by 4 runs and lead the series 2-0.

Sri Lanka under 19 squad for first 3 ODI’s against Bangladesh

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Media Release At a Selection Committee meeting held the following selections were made by the National Selectors and the Junior National Selectors with regard to the Squad for the 1st three ODI s of the Bangladesh U19 tour of Sri Lanka. 1. Charith Asalanka (Captain) -Richmond College 2. Avishka Fernando (Vice Captain) – St.Sebastian’s College 3. Lasith Lakshan – St.Thomas Matara 4. Kaveen Bandara – D.S Senanayake College 5. Sahan Arachchige – Ananda College 6. Vishad Randika – Isipathana College 7. Wanidu Hasaranga – Richmond College 8. Chamika Karunaratne – Royal College 9. Damith Silva – Maliyadeva College 10. Nushan Weerasinghe Fernando – Trinity College 11. Asitha Fernando – St.Sebastians Katuneriya 12. Lahiru Kumara – Trinity College 13. Kehan Wijeratne… Read More →

Bangladesh U19 Tour of Sri Lanka 2015 – Match & Practice Schedule

Bangladesh U 19 Tour of Sri Lanka 2015 Match & Practice Schedule Date Team Practice venue Side Nets Time 16th Jan 15 BD Arrival   Colombo 17th Jan 15 SL RPICS 2 Side Wickets 10.00 a.m – 01.00 p.m BD RPICS 2 Side Wickets 02.00 p.m – 05.00 p.m 18th Jan 15 1st ODI @ Colts 19th Jan 15 SL RPICS 2 Side Wickets 10.00 a.m – 01.00 p.m BD RPICS 2 Side Wickets 02.00 p.m – 05.00 p.m 20th Jan 15 2nd ODI @ Colts 21st Jan 15 SL RPICS 2 Side Wickets 10.00 a.m – 01.00 p.m BD RPICS 2 Side Wickets 02.00 p.m – 05.00 p.m 22nd Jan 15 3rd ODI @ RPICS 23rd Jan 15 SL… Read More →

Under 19: Sri Lanka beat Australia by 27 runs in the 40 over game

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Australia Under 19s v Sri Lanka U19s – 40 Over Match Australia Under 19 won the toss and elected to field first. Sri Lanka U 19 – 183/8 in 40/40 ov (Charith Asalanka 48, Avishka Fernando 29, Damitha Silva23, Wanindu Hasaranga 21 M Kuhnemann 3/18, JHYE Richardson 2/27) Australia U19 – 156 all out in 38.3 overs (C Hinchliffe 56, M Renshaw 34, L Beckett 21 Wanindu Hasanranga 4/23, Keshan Wijeratne 3/29, Damitha Silva 2/16) Sri Lanka Under 19 won by 27 runs.

Charith Asalanka to lead Sri Lanka under 19s in the only 3-day game against Australia

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The Junior National Selectors at a selection meeting held selected the below players for the only 3-day game starting on the 7th October against Australian under 19 cricket team. 1. Charith Asalanka [Captain] – Richmond College, Galle 2. Avishka Fernando [Vice Captain] – St. Sebastian College, Moratuwa 3. Akila Inham – D.S Senanayake College, Colombo 4. Kavin Bandara – D.S Senanayake College, Colombo 5. Malinga Amarasinghe – Nalanda College, Colombo 6. Kamindu Mendis – Richmond College, Galle 7. Tiran Danapala – Royal College, Colombo 8. Rasmika Opatha – St. Thomas’s College. Mt. Lavinia 9. Aravinda Akuregoda – St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10. Keshan Wijeratne – Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala 11. Ravindu Tillakaratne – St. Thomas’s College. Mt. Lavinia 12. Shammu Ashan… Read More →