India beat Sri Lanka by 90 runs in U-19 World Cup opener
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Defending champions India cruised to a 90-run victory over Sri Lanka in an opening group league encounter of the ICC U-19 World Cup cricket at Bloemfontein in South Africa last night. Batting first, India scored a competitive 297 for 4, with the help of half-centuries from their premier batsmen opener Yashasvi Jaiswal and skipper Priyam Garg.
Chasing a victory target of 298, Sri Lanka was all out for 207 runs in 45.2 overs. For Sri Lanka, Ravindu Rasantha scored 49 and Nipun Dananjaya 47 runs.
For India, fast bowler Kartik Tyagi took 1 wicket while Ravi Bishnoi and Akash Singh took two wickets each. India will next take on Japan on Tuesday.