U-19s clinch series

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Shubhashis Roy’s devastating bowling enabled Bangladesh U-19 team to clinch the one-day series 3-1 against the Sri Lanka U-19 side as the hosts beat the visitors by 49 runs in the 4th one-dayer at the Narayanganj Osmani Stadium on Monday.
Shubhashis’ five-wicket haul for 24 runs in 10 overs helped bundle Sri Lanka out for 118 in 36.5 overs after the hosts posted a moderate 167 for all in 48 overs. Shubhashis was adjudged man of the match for his bowling heroics.
For Bangladesh, top-order Nasir Hossain top-scored with 46 runs off 69 balls that featured eight fours while middle-order Marshal Ayub remained unbeaten on 42. Nadimuddin contributed 41 off 55 balls with six boundaries.
NM Kavikara took three wickets for 22 runs while Rajapaksha claimed two wickets for 27 runs.
Opener Dilshan Munaweera scored 40 off 29 balls hitting seven boundaries and his partner Dinesh Lokuge added 25.
Nasir Hossain, skipper Sohrawardy Shuvo and pacer Dollar Mahmud took one wicket apiece.
Both sides will face off in the 5th and last one-day match on Wednesday at the same venue.