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.
Kenya and Papua New Guinea won through to the Super Six stage of the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2014 with dramatic victories as Scotland and United Arab Emirates also won on the final day of the initial group stages.