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U19 Youth Test, Day 2: Bangladesh 309, Sri Lanka 65/1

Touring Bangladeshi Under-19 cricket team made a solid 309 in their first-innings, against their Sri Lankan counterparts on day two of the first Youth (4-day) Test at NCC grounds, Colombo on Wednesday, 17 October.

Sri Lanka’s Kamil Mishara batting on day two at NCC. (Pic Courtesy SLC)

The top seven Bangladeshi batsmen made it to the double-figures with Amite Hasan top-scoring with a 99-ball 64, with six fours.

Skipper Towhid Hridoy struck 54 runs in 107 balls, inclusive of three fours and a six.

Right-arm medium-fast bowler Chamindu Wijesinghe of Nalanda College bowled best for the hosts taking four for 68.

Sri Lanka U-19, in their reply, opened batting with a 55-run stand, between Navod Paranavithana (35 n.o.) and Kamil Mishara (19), before play ended when the hosts were 65 for one in 26 overs.

Brief Scores:

Bangladesh U-19 1st innings 309 all out in 96.1 overs (Amite Hasan 64, Towhid Hridoy 54, Prantik Nabil 45, Shamim Hossain 43, Tanzid Hasan 42, Mahmudul Joy 19, Akbar Ali 17; Chamindu Wijesinghe 4-68, Ashian Daniel 2-64)

SL U-19 1st innings 65/1 in 26 overs (Navod Paranavithana 35 n.o., Kamil Mishara 19).