South Africa beat WI; England, Sri Lanka and Ireland record wins in U19 World Cup warm-up games

In the final day of warm-up matches for the 2022 ICC Men’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup, South Africa edged out hosts West Indies while England, Sri Lanka and South Africa Ireland have all had convincing victories. The Proteas secured a three-wicket victory in Guyana, with England beating Papua New Guinea by 281 runs.

Sri Lanka were also the big winners, beating Uganda by 231 runs and Ireland beating Scotland by seven wickets. Van Heerden captain’s move sees South Africa overtake hosts

In a low-scoring affair at Georgetown, it was South African captain and wicketkeeper George Van Heerden who set up a three-wicket win against West Indies. The First Order propels England to a great victory

A 161-point opening partnership put England on course for a mammoth 281-point win over Papua New Guinea in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis. Ahead of an opening clash with defending champions Bangladesh, England took advantage of being put to bat as George Thomas (90) and Jacob Bethell (78) built the perfect platform.

Wellalage shines for Sri Lanka Bowlers from Sri Lanka produced a remarkable display to beat Uganda for just 46 with 2022 ICC Men’s CWC U19 captain Dunith Wellalage the pick of the pack in Guyana.

Wellalage finished with figures of four to none from his three overs as he raced through the Ugandan middle and lower order in a 231 run success. McGuire spins Scotland

Five wickets from Nathan McGuire fired Ireland to a seven-wicket win over Scotland at Georgetown. The off-spinner helped put Scotland down to 138 with their 5-33, knocking out the duo Tomas Mackintosh (26) and Muhaymen Majeed (24) in the space of three balls.

Muzamil Sherzad contributed with two for 17 as Scotland struggled after opting to bat. In response, half a century unbeaten from flyhalf David Vincent (51 not out) made it a comfortable hunt, despite Oliver Davidson’s three for 27.

Ireland will look to build on their performance in their Group B opener against Uganda, while Scotland will kick off against Sri Lanka in Group D. (ANI)

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