first_imgIndia U-19 team faltered in the second Youth ODI in Colombo as Sri Lanka beat them by five wickets to level the five-match series 1-1 on Thursday. It was Sri Lanka skipper Nipun Danajaya’s 92 not out that helped Sri Lanka pick the win.India had defeated Sri Lanka U-19 in the first Youth ODI by five wickets at the back of a strong all-round show that saw both the bowlers and batsmen come good for the team.India U-19 are coming off a stupendous Youth Test performance where they whitewashed Sri Lanka 2-0, winning both the Youth Tests by a hefty margin.India won the toss and chose to beat but the decision fell flat when they were bowled out for just 193 runs in 47 overs at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.India opener Pawan Shah top-scored for with 49 off 64 balls, hitting six boundaries. Shah, earlier during the second day of the final Youth Test, had smashed 282, the second highest individual score in U-19 internationals, along with six consecutive boundaries in an over.Ayush Badoni contributed 36 off 50 balls, Sameer Choudhary made 32 while Ajay Dev Goud struck 24.Also read – India U-19 thrash Sri Lanka U-19 by six wickets in first Youth ODIIn reply, Sri Lanka got off to a poor start as they lost Paranavithana cheaply but Perera along with Pasindu Sooriyabandara (52 off 71 balls) batted well to see their team home .Sri Lanka Under-19 pulled off an emphatic 5-wicket win over the India Under-19 in the 2nd one-day match thanks to an unbeaten captains knock of 92 by Nipun Dananjaya. #SLU19vINDU19 #SLU19 Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) August 2, 2018Perera struck seven boundaries during his 112-ball knock, while Sooriyabandara found the fence five times and faced 71 balls as Sri Lanka chased the target with 26 balls to spare.BRIEF SCORES:India U-19s: 193 all out in 47 overs (Pawan Shah 49; PWS Dulshan 3/27).Sri Lanka U-19s: 195/5 in 45.4 overs (Nipun Danajaya 92*; Siddharth Desai 2/31)(With PTI inputs)last_img

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