Sri Lanka beat South Africa in Under-19 Cricket World Cup warm-up match

The Sri Lanka under-19s clinched a thrilling 15-run victory over South Africa in the team’s first of two ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup warm-up matches in Soweto on Sunday.

The junior global showpiece will be hosted in South Africa from 17 January – 09 February

After winning the toss and batting, Sri Lanka’s Navod Paranavithana played an anchoring role as regular wickets fell around him. The opener smashed an impressive 12 fours and a six during his 64-ball 68, to get his side past the 100-run mark before falling in the 24th over…

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