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Bangladesh finish third in U-19 World Cup

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 Feb 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Fatullah, Feb 13: Hosts Bangladesh squeezed past Sri Lanka with three deliveries to spare to take third place in the ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup with a three-wicket win at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium here on Saturday.

Having bowled Sri Lanka out for 214, Bangladesh survived a mid-innings crisis that resulted in three run-outs before Jaker Ali hit the winning boundary off seamer Lahiru Kumara.

Bangladesh captain Mehidy Hasan followed his three-wicket haul with a top-score of 53 and was later adjudged the Player of the Match. zmul Hossain made 40 and Jaker, who was forced to retire with cramps, returned to the crease and remained unbeaten on 31. In Sunday's fil, three-time champions India will clash with the West Indies in Mirpur. IANS

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