India Won Under 19 Cricket Cup

IAS Prelims 2023

India beat hosts Sri Lanka by 34 runs and lift the Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup title.

Opting to bat after winning the toss, India Under-19s first posted a competitive 273 for eight in their 50 overs and then rode on its spinners fine bowling effort to bowl out Sri Lanka Under-19 to 239 in 48.4 overs in Colombo.

For Sri Lanka Under-19s, pacer Nipun Ransika and left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama took three wickets each.