Opener Prantik Nawroz Nabil and No 3 batsman Mahmudul Hasan Joy, unbeaten on seven and five respectively, will resume batting on the fourth day Friday
Bangladesh U-19 cricket team lead their Sri Lanka counterparts by 39 runs heading into the fourth and final day of their youth Test in Colombo.
At stumps on day three, the visiting side posted 18 losing one wicket in nine overs.
Opener Prantik Nawroz Nabil and No 3 batsman Mahmudul Hasan Joy, unbeaten on seven and five respectively, will resume batting on the fourth day Friday.
1st Youth Test, Bangladesh Under-19s tour of Sri Lanka at Colombo.October 16, 2018
Day 1 Stumps: Bangladesh U19s 209/3 (58 ov) Towhid Hridoy 54*, Shamim Hossain 43* : A Daniel 1/42, C Wijesinghe 1/46, ST Mendis 1/58. #SLU19 pic.twitter.com/8iyaO3SIAy
Earlier, resuming on their overnight score of 65 for the loss of one wicket in 26 overs, the home side eventually managed 288, thus giving the junior Tigers a first-innings lead of 21 runs.
The visiting side's Towhid Hridoy and Rakibul Hasan bagged three wickets each.
Bangladesh U-19 309 & 18/1 in nine overs (Nabil 7*, Joy 5*) lead Sri Lanka U-19 288 in 113 overs (Hridoy 3/55, Rakibul 3/79) by 39 runs