ICC Under-19 World Cup 2022: Roundup, Friday, 15 January

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Sat, 15/01/2022
Floyd Reifer
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West Indies Under-19s v Australia Under-19s

West Indies 169 in 40.1 overs (Ackeem Auguste 57; Cooper Connolly 3-17) lost to Australia 170/4 in 44.5 overs (Teague Wyllie 86*; Johann Layne 1-19) by 6 wickets with 31 balls to spare. Player of the Match: Teague Wyllie.

Australia beat West Indies by six wickets in Match 1 of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2022 in Providence. They bowled out West Indies for 169 in 40.1 overs after the latter opted to bat and reached the target with 31 balls to spare.

For Australia, Tom Whitney, Nivethan Radhakrishnan and Cooper Connolly took three wickets each, while William Salzmann claimed the other remaining wicket. Rivaldo Clarke (37) and Ackeem Auguste (57) added 95 for the fourth wicket to recover West Indies from 12/3.

Australia then rode on Teague Wyllie’s unbeaten 86 to see off the target in the 45th over.

Sri Lanka Under-19s v Scotland Under-19s

Sri Lanka 218 in 45.2 overs (Sakuna Nidarshana Liyanage 85; Sean Fischer-Keogh 3-56) beat Scotland 178 in 48.4 overs (Jack Jarvis 55; Dunith Wellalage 5-27) by 40 runs. Player of the Match: Dunith Wellalage.

Dunith Wellalage returned 5-27 to help Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 40 runs in Match 2 of the World Cup, in Georgetown. Scotland were bowled out for 178 in 48.4 overs after coming to chase 219. Jack Jarvis (55) was the only Scottish who crossed 20.

Earlier, Sakuna Nidarshana Liyanage’s run-a-ball 85 took Sri Lanka to 218. They were bowled out in 45.2 overs. Sadisha Rajapaksa (24) and Chamindu Wickramasinghe (28) failed to convert their starts. Sean Fischer-Keogh, Jarvis, Oliver Davidson and Rafay Khan shared eight wickets.