Bangladesh U--19 suffered a 42-run loss against their Sri Lankan counterparts in the first of five one-day games Friday
Bangladesh U-19 began the Sri Lanka tour in disappointing fashion as the visitors conceded a 42-run defeat in the first game of the five-match one-day series against the hosts at Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium Friday.
Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka put up 228/9 in 50 overs with Pawan Pathiraja making the highest 67.
Raveen de Silva was the other notable scorer with 29.
Ripon Mondol was the most successful bowler for Bangladesh with 3/59.
However, the Bangladesh batters fared badly as they were bowled out for 186 in 46.2 overs.
Only Aich Mollah could make some impact in the match, hitting 86 off 93 with nine fours.
Sri Lanka's Treveen Mathew wrecked havoc in the Bangladesh innings, claiming 4/29 while Shevon Daniel grabbed 2/21.