India-Lanka Youth Test ends in a draw

Jul 27, 2013, 03:36 IST | Agencies

The four-day Youth Test (Under-19) between India and Sri Lanka ended in a draw here yesterday.

India looked to be heading to a convincing win with the hosts reduced to 241-9, but the last-wicket pair of Ramesh Mendis (22) and Lakshan Jayasinghe (8) fought hard to salvage a draw.

They faced 55 balls enroute to saving the match as Sri Lanka ended their second innings on 264-9. Earlier on Day Four, Lanka were forced to follow-on after being bowled out for 256 in reply to India’s 503 for seven declared in the first innings.

Brief Scores:
India 1st innings: 503-7,
Sri Lanka: 256 and 264-9.

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