India vs Sri Lanka U19 World Cup Highlights: IND defeat SL by 90 runs
India vs Sri Lanka U19 World Cup Highlights: Follow Highlights from the match between India U19 and Sri Lanka U19 match of Under 19 World Cup 2020 at Bloemfontein in South Africa.
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Ind U19 vs SL U19 Highlights: Akash Singh, Sushant Mishra and Siddhesh Veer claimed two wickets while Kartik Tyagi, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ravi Bishnoi took one wicket each for India as they defeated Sri Lanka by 90 runs in their ICC U19 World Cup opener. Earlier, India finished with 297 for 4 after being sent in to bat first. Yashasvi Jaiswal top scored with 59. Captain Priyam Garg (56) and Dhurv Jurel (52*) too scored impressive fifties but it was a 27-ball 44 from Siddhesh Veer that enabled India to reach the total.
Nipun Dananjaya’s gritty knock finally came to an end on 50 as he was dismissed by Akash Singh and Dilshan Madushanka was the final batsmen to get out as India have defeated Sri Lanka by 90 runs!
IND 2 wickets away
Siddhesh Veer takes his second wicket and Amshi de Silva becomes the eighth Sri Lanka to make his way back to the pavillion. A good catch from Priyam Garg and India are two wickets away from victory.
Bishnoi strikes again
Ashian Daniel is the next victim of Ravi Bishnoi as the spinner claims another wicket! This is all going wrong for Sri Lanka and India can sense victory at this point. SL 197/7
Six wickets down
It is all going to plan for India as Ravi Bishnoi castles Kavindu Nadeeshan and Sri Lanka lose their sixth wicket. A straight one from the bowler and the batsman made a mess of it. The off stump is uprooted and SL are 195/6
Five wickets down
A massive six for Sonal Dinusha! The left-hander slog swept the delivery for a six over mid-wicket and this is what Sri Lanka need. However, India bounced back strongly Dinusha was caught behind off Sushant Mishra for 16. SL 181/5
SL four down
Kartik Tyagi has been bowling brilliantly today and his extra pace has done the trick for India. It was a snorter from the young fast bowler and Thaveesha Kahaduwaarachchi was caught in the slips by Tilak Varma. SL 151/4
18 overs to go and Sri Lanka need runs more to win. The run rate has suffered considerably after losing two crucial wickets and they will need something special right now to get their run chase back on track.
Siddhesh Veer strikes! Kamil Mishara went for a wild shot but ended up throwing his wicket away. The ball crashed straight into the middle stump and Sri Lanka lose their third wicket for 119.
SL two down
Yashasvi Jaiswal has done the trick for India! The spinner castled Ravindu Rasantha for 49 and Sri Lanka have lost their second wicket. SL 112/2
The spin attack has fallen flat for India till now as the Sri Lanka batsmen have negotiated them well. Yashaswi Jaiswal was introduced into the attack but Kamil Mishara welcomed him with a huge six. SL 104/1
Ravindu Rasantha is currently batting on 34 and he has played quite a gritty innings till now. He slammed Akash Singh for a boundary in the last over and he has also played some good shots off Ravi Bishnoi. SL 77/1
SL batting well
Kamil Mishara and Ravindu Rasantha have steadied the innings quite a bit after the early setback and although the run rate is not something spectacular, this can be a good foundation for them in the run chase. IND 68/1
Sri Lanka need 243 runs from 39 overs. Rashantha and Kamil are batting nicely in the run chase. Ravi Bishnoi has been brought by Jaiswal.
Ball strikes the helmet
Rashantha has slammed a four off Singh and is looking dangerous. He is trying to increase the run-rate for the Islanders but Akash Singh has rattled him with a dangerous bouncer. He is seeking medical help as ICC now takes concussions very seriously.
Sushant Mishra and Kartik Tyagi have kept it quite tight and Sri Lanka have really struggled to score runs till now. There were a couple of odd boundaries off the edge but the batsmen have not settled down at all and India will be looking to strike quickly once more. SL 28/1
A short-ish delivery from Sushant Mishra but Navod Paranavithana made a complete mess of it. A top edge sent the ball high into the air and Akash Singh completed an easy catch. SL 19/1
Lifeline for SL
3 overs gone and Sri Lanka are 13 for no loss. Kamil Mishara got the first boundary of the innings in the second over but India had a chance to dismiss Navod Paranavithana but the top edge landed safely.
Good speed from the young India fast bowler Kartik Tyagi and the fastest ball till now was around 145kph. He has impressed till now with his line and length but Indian fans will be expecting a wicket early from him.
Navod Paranavithana and Kamil Mishara to open the batting for Sri Lanka while Kartik Tyagi will be bowling for India.India have a good target to defend and a couple of early wickets will seriously swing the match in their favour.
India finish with 297/4
8 runs from the final over and India finish with 297 for 4 after being sent in to bat first. Yashasvi Jaiswal top scored with 59. Captain Priyam Garg (56) and Dhurv Jurel (52*) too scored impressive fifties but it was a 27-ball 44 from Siddhesh Veer that enabled India to reach 297 in 50 overs.
Fifty for Dhruv
Dhruv Jurel is the third Indian batsmen to get to his fifty this innings. India 289/4 with 1 over to play.
Veer playing a blinder
SIX! Right out of the middle of the bat. Siddhesh Veer got all of it, a slog sweep and away she went for the 2nd six of the match. India really looking set for a 300+ total now.
A hat-trick of fours
Just when Sri Lanka were praised for their efforts in the death overs a couple of fielding lapses have give India hope of a 300. Three boundaries from the bat of Siddhesh Veer and he’s off a flier now.
SL applying the brakes
This is good from Sri Lanka. They have not allowed India to get away after the wicket of Garg. India need a big finish from their middle order to get close to the 300-run mark.
Garg falls for 54
OUT! Not the most pretty looking shots from Priyam Garg. He comes down the track and instead of going with the spin, decides to have a wild slog and ends up missing it altogether. The keeper whips the bails off in a flash to give the first wicket of this World Cup to Kavindu. India 236/4 after 43 overs
WOW! Just an excellent shot from Dhruv Jurel. He comes down the track, makes room and goes inside out to deposit the free hit over extra cover for the maximum of the match. Looks like India have just stepped on the gas here a little bit.
Fifty for captain
India U19 skipper Priyam Garg gets to his fifty. Another very good innings from a top-order Indian batsmen. But unlike Yashasvi and Tilak, Garg needs to carry on and get a big one for his side. India 212/3 after 41 overs
India nearing 200
Garg and Jurel have made sure India’s run rate don’t come down despite the set batsmen getting out on more than once occasion. India are nearing 200 and if these two can carry then they should post 300.
Tilak Verma departs
OUT STUMPED!Tilak Verma falls short of his fifty. Just when India were about to step on the accelerator, Sri Lanka strike. This has been the story of the day so far. Ashian Daniel gets his first wicket with a beauty and boy he deserved one. He has been very good today.
Garg looking good
India U19 skipper Priyam Garg is batting quite well right now as the right-hander has looked absolutely effortless against the Sri Lanka bowlers. He was respectful of Kavindu Nadeeshan as the spinner was getting a lot of spin but the youngster decided to free his arms in the next over as he slammed Matheesha Pathirana for a boundary. India 153/2
26 overs gone. India are 141 for the loss of two wickets. The slinger Matheesha Pathirana is consistently bowling outside the off stump in order to induce an edge from the batsmen and although he was able to make Tilak Varma play a rash shot, the ball landed in no man’s land.
Priyam Garg starts well
Garg looks a class act. It is amazing to see how easily he has been able to rotate the strike against the spinners in the middle over straightaway after coming into the crease. India 134/2 after 25 overs.
Yashasvi falls for 59
OUT! That was a rash shot from Yashasvi. He went for the wild hoick and got the outside edge and the keeper made no mistakes. Dilshan Madushanka is delighted, he’s got the wicket of one of India’s best top-order players.
India captain Priyam Gard walks into the middle.
Fifty for Yashasvi Jaiswal
FOUR! And that will be fifty for Yashasvi Jaiswal, a very good innings from the left-hander and that also brings up India’s 100. Can he go on and carry and get a hundred?
Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tilak have done a good rebuilding job for India. Sri Lanka applied a lot of pressure after getting the first wicket but these two left-handers absorbed all of that once again got India’s noses in front.
Yashasvi nearing fifty
Yashasvi Jaiswal is inching towards his half-century. This has been measured innings from the left-hander. He is well set and can do a lot of damage against spinners. India would be hoping he carries on and gets a big one. India 84/1 after 16 overs
Good period for Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka are slowly but surely making a comeback into this match. After breaking the opening stand, de Silva follows that one with a brilliant over to Tilak. Only 1 run from it. India 74/1 after 14 overs.
Sri Lanka get first wicket
OUT! He didn’t get that anywhere near from the middle of his bat and Divyansh Saxena has to take the long walk back for 23. De Silva strikes, a much-needed breakthrough for Sri Lanka. India 66/1
Yashasvi Jaiswal showing his class
Back to back boundaries from Yashasvi Jaiswal. How good was that shot through the mid wicket region. He walked across his stumps and flicked it with power to collect the first boundary of the over and then taps one through the third man area for the second boundary. 50 up for India in the first powerplay.
Ashian Daniel looks good
This has been an excellent start from Ashian Daniel. He has given away only 3 runs in his first overs and so far is also the only Sri Lankan bowler who has caused some troubles for the Indian openers.
Jaiswal, Saxena in great touch
2 FOURs! First through one through the covers from Jaiswal’s bat and then Saxena flicks one off his pads. Two boundaries from left-arm seamer Dilshan’s first over. India have raced to 43 in 8 overs, some early problems for Sri Lanka.
FOUR! First real short of authority from Yashasvi Jaiswal and it races away to the boundary. Not a bad delivery from Matheesa just a tad fuller then he would have liked it to be and Jaiswal gets the big stride forward and strokes it through the covers region. India 34/0 after 6 overs
7 from the 4th
Another good over for India, 7 runs from it. Both the Sri Lankan new ball bowlers have been guilty of bowling either too full or onto the pads of Jaiswal and Saxena. As a result, India have 27 runs on the board in 4 overs despite hitting just one boundary.
FOUR! Oren went around the wicket to correct his line but this time he erred on length and Saxena was up to the task. Not a big stride forward, the hands doing majority of the work like many of the Indian batters and he just drives it through cover-point region for a boundary.
Junior Malinga starts off well
A very good start from Matheesa Pathirana. He may have a slingy action and looks slighly unorthodox in the bowling crease but his lines were perfect to Jaiswal. India 9/0 after 2 overs.
5 from 1st over
A bit of swing from Oren but he was guilty of bowling down the pads of both the left-handers. Indian openers Jaiswal and Saxena have opened their accounts comfortably.
Players out there
Indian openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Divyansh Saxena have walked into the centre. Both of them are left-handers.
Right-arm seamer Amshi Oren will start the proceedings for Sri Lanka from the Willows end.
The junior Malinga
17-year-old Matheesa Pathirana is known as the junior Malinga in local cricket. The fast bowler has an equally lowe-arm, slingy action like Malinga. It will be interesting to see if he can rattle the Indian top order today.
All you need to know about India U19 World Cup squad
Uttar Pradesh’s Priyam Garg, who hit Bhuvneshwar Kumar for booming cover drives when he was only 14 is the captain of India’s U19 World Cup team. There is the exciting Yashasvi Jaiswal, who can be the poster boy of the rags to riches story and not to forget fast bowler Kartik Tyagi, who too bagged an IPL contract like Garg and Jaiswal. (Here’s all you need to know about the 15-members of India’s U19 World Cup squad.)
India U19 (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyansh Saxena, Tilak Varma, Priyam Garg(c), Dhruv Jurel(w), Siddhesh Veer, Shubhang Hegde, Sushant Mishra, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi
Sri Lanka U19 (Playing XI): Kamil Mishara(w), Navod Paranavithana, Ravindu Rasantha, Thaveesha Kahaduwaarachchi, Nipun Dananjaya(c), Sonal Dinusha, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Ashian Daniel, Amshi de Silva, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana
India vs Sri Lanka U19 world cup pitch report
This how the pitch looks like in Bloemfontein for the India U19 vs Sri Lanka U19 world cup match.
Sri Lanka have the toss and have opted to bowl first against India in the U19 World Cup match at Bloemfontein. While in the Group C match Scotland have won the toss and have elected to bat first against Pakistan!
The other match
In another Group C match of the U19 World Cup match, Pakistan U19 take on Scotland U19 at Potchefstroom.
India are clubbed with Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Japan. There are three other groups so two teams from each group will advance to the kncokout stages.If things go well and then India should not have any problems in moving to the next stage from Group A.
India U19 World Cup squad
Yashasvi Jaiswal (MCA), Tilak Varma (Hyderabad CA), Divyaansh Saxena (MCA), Priyam Garg (Captain) (UPCA), Dhruv Chand Jurel (vice-captain & wicket-keeper) (UPCA), Shashwat Rawat (Baroda CA), Siddhesh Veer (MAHCA) Shubhang Hegde (KSCA), Ravi Bishnoi (RCA), Akash Singh (RCA), Kartik Tyagi (UPCA), Atharva Ankolekar (MCA), Kumar Kushagra (wicket-keeper) (JSCA), Sushant Mishra (JSCA), Vidyadhar Patil (KSCA)
India vs Sri Lanka U19 World Cup match
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of India’s opening encounter in the U19 World Cup against Sri Lanka at Bloemfontein.