Sri Lanka’s Adventurous Cricket downs Australia U19 in Test Match

A bold declaration and aggressive cricket seems to have enabled SL Under 19 to upstage Australia in theri single Test Match at the SSC grounds: Editor, Cricketique

ONE = News Item in ISLAND, 13 January 2019

Tissa Central, Kalutara spinner Rohan Sanjaya and Richmond’s Sandun Mendis took four wickets each to restrict Australia Under-19s to 151 runs in the second innings as Sri Lanka Under-19s pulled off three wickets victory in the three-day Youth match at the SSC grounds on Saturday. Commencing from the overnight score of 287 for seven wickets in the morning the hosts declared their innings after three overs with a lead of 40.In their second essay the visitors batted for 66 overs but could muster only 151 as Sanjaya and Mendis bowled the bulk of overs. The duo bowled almost 50 overs and provided the key for victory.

The hosts reached the target in 20 overs with skipper Nipun Dananjaya scoring 35 runs in 32 balls. He scored three fours and a six. Mohamed Samaaz and Chamindu Wijesinghe added valuable 20s.

Scores:

Australia U19s 269 for 9 decl and 151 all out in 65.4 overs (Lachlan Hearne 23, Tanveer Sangha 25, Jarrod Freeman 52n.o.; Rohan Sanjaya 4/37, Sandun Mendis 4/56)

Sri Lanka U19s 287 for 7 overnight 309 for 8 decl. in 98 overs (Kamil Mishara 105, Mohamed Samaaz 43, Nipun Dananjaya 20, Chamindu Wijesinghe 39, Sandun Mendis 22, Rohan Sanjaya 19n.9.; Zak Evans 2/57, Tanveer Sangha 2/61, Jarrod Freeman 3/82) and 114 for 7 in 19.4 overs (Mohamed Samaaz 22, Nipun Dananjaya 35, Chamindu Wijesinghe 29; Zak Evans 6/44)

 

TWO: ESPNcricinfo DETAILS

  • Australia Under-19s 1st Innings

    BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Kalindu b Peiris
    7
    22
    0
    0
    31.81
    b Sanjaya
    71
    134
    9
    1
    52.98
    st †Kalindu b Sanjaya
    27
    81
    2
    0
    33.33
    c Mishara b Sanjaya
    13
    16
    2
    0
    81.25
    c Dinusha b Viyaskanth
    13
    39
    1
    0
    33.33
    lbw b Mendis
    60
    104
    7
    0
    57.69
    st †Kalindu b Sanjaya
    36
    69
    6
    0
    52.17
    not out
    16
    19
    3
    0
    84.21
    c Kahaduwaarachchi b Peiris
    13
    13
    3
    0
    100.00
    c Mohamed Samaaz b Sanjaya
    1
    1
    0
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    12 (b 5, lb 6, nb 1)
    TOTAL
    269/9d (83.2 Overs, RR: 3.22)
    Did not bat: I Carlisle
    Fall of wickets: 1-22 (S Fanning, 8.1 ov), 2-103 (K Oates, 37.2 ov), 3-120 (CB Hunter, 41.3 ov), 4-125 (O Davies, 43.4 ov), 5-151 (L Hearne, 54.4 ov), 6-235 (BJ Holt, 76.3 ov), 7-245 (JA Freeman, 79.2 ov), 8-264 (Z Evans, 82.5 ov), 9-269 (T Sangha, 83.2 ov)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    R Peiris 10 1 40 2 4.00 0 0
    C Wijesinghe 13 3 30 0 2.30 0 1
    R Sanjaya 32.2 3 94 5 2.90 0 0
    ST Mendis 22 5 57 1 2.59 0 0
    V Viyaskanth 6 0 37 1 6.16 0 0
  • Sri Lanka Under-19s 1st Innings

    BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Freeman b Sangha
    36
    68
    4
    0
    52.94
    c Oates b Sangha
    105
    235
    17
    0
    44.68
    c & b Freeman
    43
    92
    5
    1
    46.73
    c †Holt b Evans
    20
    51
    3
    0
    39.21
    c †Holt b Carlisle
    2
    17
    0
    0
    11.76
    c †Holt b Freeman
    39
    55
    4
    0
    70.90
    c †Holt b Evans
    22
    46
    5
    0
    47.82
    b Freeman
    4
    11
    1
    0
    36.36
    not out
    19
    14
    4
    0
    135.71
    not out
    3
    1
    0
    0
    300.00
    Extras
    16 (b 8, lb 5, nb 2, w 1)
    TOTAL
    309/8d (98 Overs, RR: 3.15)
    Did not bat: R Peiris
    Fall of wickets: 1-93 (TA Kahaduwaarachchi, 26.2 ov), 2-177 (Mohamed Samaaz, 53.3 ov), 3-215 (ND Perera, 73.2 ov), 4-215 (K Mishara, 74.4 ov), 5-223 (GS Dinusha, 79.4 ov), 6-279 (C Wijesinghe, 91.1 ov), 7-283 (C Kalindu, 93.6 ov), 8-297 (ST Mendis, 96.6 ov)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Z Evans 18 5 57 2 3.16 0 1
    JA Freeman 32 9 82 3 2.56 0 1
    T Sangha 16 3 61 2 3.81 0 0
    I Carlisle 17 3 47 1 2.76 1 0
    J Kann 4 1 16 0 4.00 0 0
    K Oates 6 1 15 0 2.50 0 0
    O Davies 5 0 18 0 3.60 0 0
  • Australia Under-19s 2nd Innings

    BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Dinusha b Sanjaya
    14
    33
    1
    0
    42.42
    c †Kalindu b Wijesinghe
    0
    11
    0
    0
    0.00
    st †Kalindu b Mendis
    5
    9
    1
    0
    55.55
    lbw b Mendis
    0
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Perera b Mendis
    23
    66
    4
    0
    34.84
    c Perera b Sanjaya
    5
    73
    0
    0
    6.84
    not out
    52
    95
    7
    2
    54.73
    b Sanjaya
    13
    13
    3
    0
    100.00
    lbw b Dinusha
    25
    60
    2
    0
    41.66
    c Mishara b Sanjaya
    4
    18
    0
    0
    22.22
    b Mendis
    1
    11
    0
    0
    9.09
    Extras
    9 (lb 5, nb 3, w 1)
    TOTAL
    151 all out (65.4 Overs, RR: 2.29)
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (CB Hunter, 4.4 ov), 2-18 (K Oates, 6.5 ov), 3-20 (S Fanning, 9.3 ov), 4-20 (O Davies, 10.3 ov), 5-50 (BJ Holt, 31.6 ov), 6-56 (L Hearne, 34.1 ov), 7-69 (J Kann, 37.5 ov), 8-143 (T Sangha, 57.1 ov), 9-148 (Z Evans, 62.5 ov), 10-151 (I Carlisle, 65.4 ov)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    C Wijesinghe 7 1 19 1 2.71 1 3
    R Sanjaya 31 16 37 4 1.19 0 0
    ST Mendis 18.4 4 56 4 3.00 0 0
    V Viyaskanth 3 0 18 0 6.00 0 0
    GS Dinusha 6 0 16 1 2.66 0 0
  • Sri Lanka Under-19s 2nd Innings (target: 112 runs)

    BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    b Evans
    0
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Freeman b Evans
    8
    12
    1
    0
    66.66
    c Fanning b Evans
    22
    26
    1
    1
    84.61
    run out (Hunter)
    35
    32
    3
    1
    109.37
    c Fanning b Evans
    6
    12
    0
    0
    50.00
    c Freeman b Evans
    29
    23
    2
    1
    126.08
    not out
    6
    5
    1
    0
    120.00
    c Kann b Evans
    0
    4
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    1
    2
    0
    0
    50.00
    Extras
    7 (lb 5, w 2)
    TOTAL
    114/7 (19.4 Overs, RR: 5.79)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (TA Kahaduwaarachchi, 0.2 ov), 2-19 (K Mishara, 4.4 ov), 3-38 (Mohamed Samaaz, 8.1 ov), 4-48 (GS Dinusha, 10.5 ov), 5-94 (ND Perera, 16.4 ov), 6-103 (C Wijesinghe, 18.1 ov), 7-108 (C Kalindu, 18.6 ov)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Z Evans 10 1 44 6 4.40 1 0
    JA Freeman 8 0 51 0 6.37 0 0
    J Kann 1.4 0 14 0 8.40 1 0

Match Details

Toss

Australia Under-19s , elected to bat first

Series result

Sri Lanka Under-19s won the one-off match

Match number

Season

Match days

10, 11, 12 January 2019 (4-day match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Close of Play

  • Thu, 10 Jan – day 1 – Sri Lanka Under-19s 1st innings 20/0 (TA Kahaduwaarachchi 1*, K Mishara 15*, 5 ov)
  • Fri, 11 Jan – day 2 – Sri Lanka Under-19s 1st innings 287/7 (ST Mendis 22*, R Sanjaya 0*, 95 ov)
  • Sat, 12 Jan – day 3 – Sri Lanka Under-19s 2nd innings 114/7 (19.4 ov) – end of match
AUST U19 BOWLING O M R W ECON
Z Evans 10.0 1 44 6 4.40 (1w)
JA Freeman 8.0 0 51 0 6.37
J Kann 1.4 0 14 0 8.40 (1w)

S’Lanka U19 4th innings Partnerships

WKT RUNS PLAYERS
1st 0 K Mishara TA Kahaduwaarachchi
2nd 19 K Mishara Mohamed Samaaz
3rd 19 ND Perera Mohamed Samaaz
4th 10 ND Perera GS Dinusha
5th 46 ND Perera C Wijesinghe
6th 9 ST Mendis C Wijesinghe
7th 5 ST Mendis C Kalindu
8th 6 ST Mendis R Sanjaya
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