New Delhi – Team India won the title by defeating Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the final of the Under-19 Asia Cup. India chased down a target of 102 and lost one wicket in 21.3 overs. Raghubangshi scored 56 runs for India and remained unbeaten. Shakil Rashid scored 31 runs without him. India has won the Under-19 Asia Cup for the 7th time. India reached the final by defeating Bangladesh on Thursday.
Yasiru Rodriguez scored the highest 19 runs for Sri Lanka. Besides, Ravin de Silva contributed 15 and Sadisha Rajapakse-Mathisa Pathirana 14-14. Vicky Ostwal took 3 wickets for 11 runs for India. Besides, Kaushal took 2 wickets for 23 runs. Apart from these, Ravi Kumar, Raj Bawa and Rajvardhan have got one success each. Has played nine Under-19 Asia Cups since 1989. India has won the title 6 times. In 2012, the final match between India and Pakistan was tied and both teams were declared joint winners.
Playing first, Sri Lanka lost 9 wickets in 38 overs and scored 106 runs. But due to rain, according to the Duckworth-Lewis rule, India got a revised target of 102 runs to win. Sri Lanka had to stop play due to heavy rain during 33 overs of the innings. At this time Sri Lanka scored 74 runs for seven wickets. When the match resumed, it was reduced to 36-38 overs. Sri Lanka lost two more wickets in the remaining overs and scored 32 runs.