Sri Lanka juniors beaten by a Karnataka team
Coca Cola XI, a provincial team from Karnataka State, India, beat Sri Lanka Under 17 national team by two wickets in a friendly limited over match played at Karnataka State Cricket Association stadium Mysore, on Thursday.
Kusal Mendis (24) and Sadeera Samarawickrama added 54 runs for the first wicket and later right handed batsman Kavindu Kulasekara of Thurstan College, scored 58 for Sri Lanka. Coca – Cola XI had no difficulties as Safraz Khan scored unbeaten 51 for the hosts.
Sri Lanka U-17 : 209 in 50 overs
(Kavindu Kulasekara 58, Sadeera Samarawickrama 33, Anuk Fernando 25, Kusal Mendis 24, Nayana Prabath 19 not out, Madhushan Ravichandrakumar 17, Roshan Anuruddha 15, Shanuka Dulaj 11, Nitin Tanwar 4/36)
Coca – Cola XI: 210/8 in 46.3 overs
(Safraz Khan 51 not out, Akshey Brahmawat 46, Siddhartha Sehvag 32, Nitin Tanwar 29, Rohith Reedy 10, Shanuka Dulaj 4/30)