Fifties from Shimron Hetmyer and Shamar Springer helped West Indies prevail over Bangladesh in a closely fought contest in the semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup to book a place in the final which will be played against India.
Wanidu Hasaranga inflicted heavy damage on the England batting lineup with a three-wicket haul after which Avishka Fernando scored a fluent 95 to help Sri Lanka chase down 185 with six wickets in hand in the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup encounter in Mirpur.
Riding on Karim Janat's knock of 156 runs, Afghanistan comprehensively routed Fiji by 226 runs while Zimbabwe completed an easy six-wicket victory over Canada to advance in the ninth place play-off quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
India secured the top position in Group D of the ICC Under-19 World Cup after demolishing Nepal on the back of a strong batting performance while New Zealand and Afghanistan won their respective encounters to register their first win in the tournament.
Sri Lanka managed to defeat Afghanistan in a low scoring encounter to top the group while Pakistan completed an easy seven-wicket victory as both the teams from Group B qualified for the quarterfinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
Powered by a strong bowling performance from Hasan Mohsin and Shadab Khan, Pakistan registered a comfortable six-wicket victory over Afghanistan while an all-round performance from Sri Lanka sunk Canada by 196 runs in the Group B encounters of the ICC U-19 World Cup.