Bangladesh U-19 qualify to the semi-final as group champions

Bangladesh U-19 beat Sri Lanka U-19 by 42 runs and qualify to the semi-final of the Asia Cup as group champions.

Bangladesh U-19

Unbeaten Bangladesh secure semi-final spot after beating Sri Lanka by 42 runs. Opener Mahmudul Hasan Joy’s century helped post Bangladesh a huge total of 273 runs with the loss of 7 wickets.

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Joy scored 126 off 140 including 12 fours and two sixes as Bangladesh posted 273 for seven after winning the toss. The opener was especially severe after reaching his hundred, taking 21 runs off five deliveries in the 46th over, which cost 25 runs in total.

Towhid Hridoy scored 50 runs while there were a few cameos down the order helping Bangladesh reach the big total.

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have both qualified for the semifinals of the event from Group B. The champions of this group will play against Afghanistan while the runners-up team will face off against India in the last four meetings.

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