Hussain resists Sri Lanka Under-17 victory bid

England U17 who were 377 behind on the first innings in their final fixture of the tour, three-day game against their Sri Lankan counterparts at Colts Ground forced a draw when they finished the third and final day at 280 for 6. M Hussain who scored an unbeaten 136 with 17 fours in the second innings of the English innings deprived Sri Lanka of a certain victory.

Brief Scores:

Sri Lanka U17 - 456 for 4 declared in 111 overs (Avishka Fernando 134, Malinga Amarasinghe 107*, Wanidu Hasaranga 102*, Kaveen Bandara 76, Jared Warner 2/63)

England U17 - 79 all out in 60.2 overs (Hameed Hussain 35, Malinga Amarasinghe 3/10, Manelka De Silva 3/10, Damith Silva 2/21) & 280 for 6 in 106 overs (H Hameed 66, M Hussain 136*, Jared Garner 31*, Raveen Sayer 3-66, T Nimesh 2-70)

1st ODI Man of the Match Joe Weatherly received the trophy from Nalin Aponso – SLC ExCo Member

2nd ODI Man of the Match Thilan Nimesh received the trophy from Dunston Goluhewa – SLC ExCo Member

3rd ODI Man of the Match Kaveen Bandara received the trophy from Roshan Iddamalgoda – SLC ExCo Member

One Day Series Champions – Sri Lanka

3 Day Match Man of the Match Mosun Hussain received the trophy from Nalin Aponso – SLC ExCo Member

3 Day Match Joint Champions – England Captain Haseeb Hameed & Sri Lanka Captain Charith Asalanka received the trophy from Dunston Goluhewa – SLC ExCo Member

England Under 17 Team Manager, Mo Bobarthy say a few words

David Graverny from ECB say a few words