U-19 Asia Cup: India Colts lift title


Dhaka, October 7: Harsh Tyagi’s six-wicket haul powered India U-19s to a huge 144-run victory over Sri Lanka U-19s in the final of the U-19 Asia Cup  here on Sunday.

Electing to bat first at the Shere Bangla Cricket Stadium, India rode on knocks from Yashaswi Jaiswal (85), Anuj Rawat (57), Devdutt Padikkal (31), Simran Singh (65 not out) and Ayush Badoni (52 not out) to post a huge 304 for 3 in 50 overs.

In reply, Sri Lanka were derailed by Tyagi to be bowled out for a mere 160. Supporting Tyagi, Siddharth Desai took two wickets for the champs.

Brief scores: India U-19s: 304/3 in 50 overs (Yashaswi Jaiswal 85, Anuj Rawat 57, Devdutt Padikkal 31, Simran Singh 65 not out, Ayush Badoni 52 not out; DN Wellalage 1/24) beat Sri Lanka U-19s: 160 all out in 38.4 overs (KNM Fernando 49, ND Paranavithana 48; Harsh Tyagi 6/38, Siddharth Desai 2/37) by 144 runs.


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