England U-19 defeat SL U-19 by 7 runs (D/L) | Daily News

England U-19 defeat SL U-19 by 7 runs (D/L)

England under 19’s recorded a thrilling 7-run win (D/L method) over Sri Lanka under 19’s in the second ODI game to take a 2-0 unassailable lead in their three-match ODI series played at Worcester in England yesterday.

Sri Lanka were put into bat first and made 211 for 6 wickets in 35 overs. England who chased a reverse target of 195 runs in 31.3 overs, reached 202 for 6 wickets with opener George Thomas making a match-winning knock of 86 in 82 balls with 5 fours and 4 sixes.

Chief scores

Sri Lanka under 19’s: 211 for 6 wickets in 35 overs (Hasitha Amarasinghe 71, Ranuda Somaratne 81, Anjala Bandara 31*, Thomas Aspinwall 2/44)

England under 19’s: (target 195 runs in 31.3 overs) 202 for 6 wickets in 31.3 overs George Thomas 86, Joseph Eckland 48*, Shevon Daniel 1/10, Wanuja Sahan 1/30) (D.R.)

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