Bangladesh Under-19 team kept them aloft over the
visiting Sri Lanka youth after taking a 137 runs lead in the first innings on
day two of the second four-day match at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in
Khulna on Sunday.
Resuming the day on 71-2, the hosts reached 321-8 before the bails were
drawn for two day.
Sri Lanka was bowled out for 184 in its first innings after Bangladesh
pacer Shahin Alam snared 7-62. Sri Lanka is now trailing by 137 runs.
For Bangladesh youths, opener Prantik Nowrose Nabil made the highest
scorer with 98 runs. Alvi Haque supported him with stubborn 72 while Shahadat
Hossain contributed with 50.
Kushan Wickramasinghe and Dulith Wellalage picked up two wickets apiece
for Sri Lanka.
The four-dayer match between the two sides ended in a draw after rain
interruption continuously for four days.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)