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* Under 19: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in warm up game ……………………. Sat, Jan 23, 2016, 08:41 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka beats New Zealand by four wickets; India piles up 485 for three against Canada; England makes 307 for seven against Namibia and Pakistan scores 291 for seven against Nepal; There were also wins for Afghanistan and host Bangladesh, while Sri Lanka registered an impressive four-wicket win over New Zealand in a battle of equals. Shammu Ashan hit 66 off 69 balls to steer Sri Lanka to a four-wicket win over New Zealand, whose 204 for eight after being sent in to bat revolved around captain Josh Finnie’s 54. Sri Lanka surpassed the target in 36.1 overs.
Skipper Ihsanullah Janat hit 133 to lead Afghanistan to 126 runs victory over Ireland. A five-wicket haul by Rory Anders helped bowl the Afghans out for 277, but Ireland was itself bundled out for 151 despite an unbeaten 59 from Lorcan Tucker. Karim Janat and Zia-ur-Rehman took two wickets each.
Bangladesh piled up 284 for nine against Zimbabwe and restricted the rivals to 221 for seven to secure a 63-run win. The home team’s Nazmul Hossain (102) and Zimbabwe’s Ryan Murray (123 not out) were the principal scorers. William Mashinge took five wickets in Bangladesh’s innings.
The 11th edition of the biennial 16-nation tournament features nine Test-playing nations and seven Associate and Affiliate Members – Afghanistan, Canada, Fiji, Namibia, Nepal, Ireland and Scotland. Teams have been divided into four groups with the top two in each advancing to the Super League quarter-finals and the other two qualifying for the Plate championships.
WARM-UP MATCHES = Scores in brief:
Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by four wickets at BKSP-2
New Zealand 204-8, 50 overs (Josh Finnie 54, Dale Phillips 48 not out; Asitha Fernando 2-39, Jehan Daniel 2-48, Lahiru Samarakoon 2-31)
Sri Lanka 205-6, 36.1 overs (Shammu Ashan 66; Ben Sears 2-43, Nathan Smith 2-39)
Afghanistan beat Ireland by 126 runs at BKSP-3
Afghanistan 277 all out, 50 overs (Ihsanullah Janat 133; Rory Anders 5-40, Joshua Little 3-49
Ireland 151 all out, 44.3 overs (Lorcan Tucker 59 not out; Karim Janat 2-12, Zia-ur-Rehman 2-7)
Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 63 runs in Chittagong
Bangladesh 284-9, 50 overs (Nazmul Hossain 102; William Mashinge 5-67)
Zimbabwe 221-7, 50 overs (Ryan Murray 123 not out; Abdul Halim 2-45)
India beat Canada by 372 runs at BKSP-4
India 485-3, 50 overs (Ishan Kishan 138 retired, Ricky Bhui 115 retired, Sarfaraz Khan 48 retired)
Canada 113, 31.1 overs (Harsh Thaker 25; Mahipal Lomror 3-19, Shubham Mavi 2-20, Zeeshan Ansari 2-39)
England beat Namibia by 155 runs in Chittagong
England 307-7, 50 overs (Dan Lawrence 85, Max Holden 81; Fritz Coetzee 2-63)
Namibia 152 all out, 34 overs (Lohan Louwrens 44, Charl Brits 57; Sam Curran 5-10)
Pakistan beat Nepal by 110 runs at BKSP-1
Pakistan 291-7, 50 overs (Zeeshan Malik 83, Umair Masood 59)
Nepal 181-9, 50 overs (Dipendra Airee 42; Sameen Gul 2-17, Shadab Khan 2-42, Arsal Sheikh 2-19)