Hambantota : India U-19 team inched towards a clean sweep after dismissing Sri Lanka for 316 in their first innings and then reducing the hosts to 47 for 3 at stumps, having enforced a follow-on here on the penultimate day of the second Youth Test.
Left-arm medium pacer Mohit Jangra (4-76) was the pick of the bowlers while Yatin Mangwani (2-30), Ayush Badoni (2-39) and Siddharth Desai (2-84) scalped two wickets each to wrap up the hosts for 316 in 114.3 overs.
Following on, Sri Lanka U-19 continued to find it difficult to negotiate the Indian bowlers and were soon reduced to 47 for 3 at stumps.
At the draw of stumps, Nuwanidu Fernando (2) and Kalhara Senarathne (0) were at the crease with Sri Lanka U-19 still needing 250 runs with 7 wickets in hand to make India U-19 team bat again.
Arjun Tendulkar has got a wicket in the second innings.
Resuming their first innings at 140 for 4, overnight batsman P Sooriyabandara scored a hundred while GS Dinusha’s 51 and Sandun Mendis’ 49 came off 195 and 153 balls respectively.
Tendulkar, who went wicket-less in the first innings, provided the first breakthrough in Sri Lanka’s second essay when he dismissed K Mishara in the fourth over.