Series whitewash, a confidence booster for young Lankans

Sri Lanka Under-19s cricket team commenced their preparations for the ICC Youth World Cup in an extraordinary manner, when they whitewashed the defending champions Bangladesh on home soil in the five-match One Day International series.

Since the conclusion of the previous Youth World Cup, held in South Africa in 2020, where Sri Lanka returned home empty-handed. They were pushed to an embarrassing 10th position in the final standings. Since then, the team didn’t have the opportunity to play competitive cricket due to COVID-19.

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