The Sri Lankan fast bowlers produced a superlative bowling performance on a lively pitch to bowl India out for just 101 runs following which the batsmen chased down the total in 18 overs to complete a five-wicket win in the first Twenty20 International in Pune.
Riding on fifties from Anmolpreet Singh and Sarfaraz Khan India posted a target of 268 runs for Sri Lanka and went on to bowl them out for just 170 runs to secure their place in the finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with a 97-run win in the semi-final in Mirpur.
Mayank Dagar and Anmolpreet Singh shared six wickets between them after Rishabh Pant scored a sparkling century as India went on to defeat Namibia by a massive 197-run margin in Fatullah to reach the semi-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup.
Australia Women beat India Women by six wickets in the second One-Day International in Hobart to claim an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series despite Smriti Mandhana hitting her maiden century for the tourists.
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.
Suresh Raina scored an unbeaten 49 off just 25 deliveries to ensure a last ball victory for India chasing 198 against Australia in the third Twenty20 International in Sydney as MS Dhoni's men completed a 3-0 series whitewash despite a brilliant century from Shane Watson which went in vain.
India and Nepal booked their berth in the quarterfinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh with back-to-back convincing victories in their Group D encounters by handing New Zealand and Ireland respectively their second consecutive defeats in the tournament.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has moved the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka to Ranchi after the Delhi and District Cricket Association informed the board of their inability to host the game.
A valiant 74-run knock from Aaron Finch went in vain as the Indian spinners pulled Australia back after a fantastic start to complete a 27-run series clinching victory in the second Twenty20 International in Melbourne.
The Australian selectors have picked Cameron Bancroft for the third Twenty20 International against India in the place of wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade, who is set to leave early for the upcoming tour of New Zealand.