ICC U-19 World Cup, semi-final: India vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Indians continued their invincible run in the tournament beating the Sri Lanka in the semi-final.

Updated: Feb 09, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
ICC U-19 World Cup, semi-final: India vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

New Delhi: Mayank Dagar picked up three wickets for India, as Ishan Kishan's side entered the final of the coveted tournament.

India will face the winner of the Bangladesh-West Indies clash in the February 14 final.

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That's it. India complete a 97-run win over Sri Lanka to enter the final.


Avesh Khan picks up his second wicket.


Over 32 | Score 117/5

Vishad Randika and Damitha Silva are currently at the crease for Sri Lanka.


Half the Sri Lankan side is back in the pavilion after another run out.


Indian's finally see the back of Mendis. Four down!


Kamindu Mendis ​and Shammu Ashan ​are going along nicely here. Ishan Kishan needs a wicket to build pressure on the Lankans.

Yet to bat: Vishad Randika (wk), Wanidu Hasaranga, Damitha Silva, Lahiru Kumara, Thilan Nimesh, Asitha Fernando


Sri Lanka lose their skipper.


After losing two quick wickets, Kamindu Mendis has managed to steady the Lankan ship. 


Sri Lanka off to a shock start. 13/2 as Bandara is run out.


Avesh Khan gives India an early breakthrough.


India finish with 267 thanks to fifties from Sarfaraz, Anmolpreet and a fine hand from Sundar. Rahul Dravid will be pleased with the effort of his boy considering the slow start. 


Three Indian wickets tumble in quick succession.


Armaan Jaffer perishes for 29.


Washington Sundar goes for 43


​Anmolpreet departs for a well-made 72. Armaan Jaffer is the new man in.


Anmolpreet Singh too gets to his fifty. Now batting on 62 with five boundaries and a six.


Sarfaraz departs after another fifty. Washington Sundar is the new man in.


Anmolpreet and Sarfaraz have done a commendable repair job after Ishan and Rishabh's dismissals. Sarfaraz, now batting on 36, crossed the 1000-run mark in junior cricket.


Anmolpreet Singh and Sarfaraz Khan at the crease for Rahul Dravid's side at the moment.

Yet to bat: Armaan Jaffer, Washington Sundar, Mahipal Lomror, Mayank Dagar, Rahul Batham, Avesh Khan, Khaleel Ahmed


The skipper is gone..


India lose in-form batsman Rishabh Pant in the 9th over.


Toss and team news

Sri Lanka Under-19s won the toss and elected to field

India U-19 XI: Ishan Kishan(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Anmolpreet Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Armaan Jaffer, Washington Sundar, Mahipal Lomror, Mayank Dagar, Rahul Batham, Avesh Khan, Khaleel Ahmed

Sri Lanka U-19 XI: Avishka Fernando, Kaveen Bandara, Kamindu Mendis, Charith Asalanka(c), Shammu Ashan, Vishad Randika(w), Wanidu Hasaranga, Damitha Silva, Lahiru Kumara, Thilan Nimesh, Asitha Fernando


Match preview

Undefeated so far, three-time champions India will look to continue their rampaging run when they take on Sri Lanka in the semifinals of the Under-19 cricket World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

India have had an invincible run in the tournament so far, defeating Ireland, New Zealand and Nepal to top Group D.

Sri Lanka, on the other hand, finished second behind Pakistan in pool B, winning two of the three games in the group stage. They beat Canada and Afghanistan but lost to Pakistan in the league stage.