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.
A fantastic knock of 99 from Alex Hales and a quick-fire cameo from Jos Buttler ensured that England chased down South Africa’s target of 263 runs in 46.2 overs to claim a 2-0 lead in the series with a five-wicket victory in the second One-Day International in Port Elizabeth.
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England secured their third consecutive victory and reached the quarter-finals by beating Zimbabwe by 129 runs whereas Fiji were bundled out for 78 by West Indies in a chase of 341 runs in the Group C encounters of the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh spun a web around the South African batsmen to register a comfortable 43-run victory while England demolished Fiji by massive 299 runs in the opening games of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Chittagong.
The Indian team has ascended to the top position in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings after South Africa slipped to the third spot following their 2-1 defeat against England in the Basil D'Oliveira Trophy.
A 13-wicket haul from Kagiso Rabada ended South Africa’s winless run in Test cricket as they handed a 280-run defeat to England by taking seven wickets in the first session of the fifth day to wrap up the fourth Test match in Centurion.
South Africa dismissed the England top order cheaply and left them struggling at 52 for three after setting a target of 382 runs with the help of a patient 96-run knock from Hashim Amla and an unbeaten fifty from Temba Bavuma on day four of the fourth Test match in Centurion.