Under-19 series: England beat SL by 25 runs

T.P. Lokuliyana | Published: 5:20 PM Nov 30 2021
Sports Under-19 series: England beat SL by 25 runs

England under-19 won the first youth ODI against Sri Lanka U-19 by 25 runs at the SSC in Colombo.

Asked to bat first, England under-19 were bowled out for 242 in 49.3 overs.

Top-scorers for the England youth were William Luxton (44) and James Rew (40).

Skipper Dunith Wellalage captured five wickets for 30 runs in bowling for Sri Lanka.

In reply, Sri Lankan youths made only 217 all out in 47.3 overs.

Wellalage shone with the bat too, making 68.

Ranudu Somaratne scored 57.

In bowling for the touring team, Joshua Boyden claimed three for 27.

T.P. Lokuliyana | Published: 5:20 PM Nov 30 2021

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