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India U-19 wins the Youth Asia Cup title

By Saurabh Malhotra -

India U-19 continued the winning run of Indian Teams in Asia in 2016 as they won the Youth Asia Cup title in Colombo on Friday.

India U-19 won the toss and posted 273/8 on the board. While defending the total, the spinners skittled Sri Lanka U-19 for 239 in the 49th over.

The victorious Indian team is coached by legendary Rahul Dravid, who has also been credited for the impressive performances of youngsters like KL Rahul and Karun Nair.

Brief Scores:

India U-19: 273/8 in 50 overs (Himanshu Rana 71, Shubman Gill 70; Nipun Ransika 3/50, Praveen Jayawickrama 3/53)

Sri Lanka U-19: 239 all out in 48.4 overs (Reven Kelly 62, Kamindu Mendis 53; Abhishek Sharma 4/37, Rahul Chahar 3/22)