AU-Y vs SL-Y : Sri Lanka U-19 side would be looking draw level the three-match Youth ODI series after the visiting Australia U-19 piped them in the first fixture. In the 1st Youth ODI, the hosts posted a par total of 262/6 on the board with a hundred from wicket-keeper batsman K Mishara and contributions from Paranavithana and skipper Perera.
The touring Australians replied with aggression, putting 114 runs for the opening wicket to start the chase. Fanning’s blistering knock of 108 off 94 deliveries and quickfire 50 from O Davies later ensured that everything remains on course.
Sri Lanka U-19 vs Australia U-19 Playing 11
AU-Y Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – BJ Holt
Batsmen – W Sutherland, CB Hunter, S Fanning, K Oates
All-rounders – O Davies, J Kann
Bowlers – Z Evans, JA Freeman, T Sangha, M Willans
SL-Y Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – K Mishara
Batsmen – GS Dinusha, A Tharindu, Mohamed Samaaz, N Danajya Perera
All-rounders – ND Paranavithana, R de Silva (Doubt: D Madushanka)
Bowlers – R Sanjaya, A Daniel (Doubt: C Wijesinghe)
Sri Lanka U-19 vs Australia U-19 Squads:
Australia Under-19 squad: W Sutherland (c), I Carlisle, O Davies, Z Evans, S Fanning, JA Freeman, L Hearne, BJ Holt (wk), CB Hunter, J Kann, L Marshall, K Oates, T Sangha and M Willans.
Sri Lanka Under-19 squad: A Daniel, PN de Silva, R de Silva, GS Dinusha, TA Kahaduwaarachchi, K Lakshan, D Madushanka, K Mishara (wk), Mohamed Samaaz, ND Paranavithana, ND Perera (c), R Sanjaya, A Tharindu, DS Thilakaratne and C Wijesinghe.