Pawan Shah of Indian U-19 Cricket Team hits Record 282 against Sri Lanka

Pawan Shah

Hambantota (Sri Lanka), July 25: Pawan Shah plundered a record 282 runs as India Under-19 declared their first innings for a massive 613 for 8 wickets before they reduced Sri Lanka U-19 to 140 for four at the end of the second day’s play of their second and final Youth Test here on Wednesday. Right-hander Pawan’s knock was the highest for India and the second highest in U-19 internationals. Pawan, who was batting on 177 on Tuesday, milked 33 fours and a six in total. Pawan had shared a 263-run second-wicket stand with Atharwa Taide (177) on an opening day. And on Wednesday, Pawan was involved in a 16-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Nehal Wadhera (64). The stand was broken by left-arm medium pacer Kalana Perera, who bowled Wadhera, with India at 567/5. Later, after the wickets of Ayush Madoni (1) and Arjun Tendulkar (14), Pawan took it upon himself to take India past the 600-run mark. (IANS)