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Lucy Hamilton pilots Aussie girls to victory

Lucy Hamilton the all rounder stroked a fluent 88 runs in 95 balls and took 3 for 18 as Australia recorded a 88 run win over Sri Lanka of their Beneath 19 womens ODI cricket fixture performed at Galle Global cricket stadium the previous day.

Sri Lankan lasses chasing a goal of 229 runs have been all out for 140 in 44 overs whilst opener Sanjana Kavindi best scored with 54 in 94 balls with 6 fours whilst Hiruni Hansika the quantity 9 batter hit an unbeaten 22 in 37 balls with 4 fours and Rashmi Nethranjali scored 22 in 37 balls with 4 fours contributed helpful knocks .

Two rapid bowlers of the Australia aspect Bonnie Berry and Luke Hamilton took 3 wickets each and every to comprise Sri Lanka .Then again at one level Sri Lanka have been 66 for six wickets however Sanjana Kavindi the opener and Rashmi Nethranjali (16)added 39 runs for the 7th wicket whilst Hiruni Hansika and Chamodi Munasinghe the 14 yr previous Monaragala participant had a combating 27 run

remaining wicket stand .The youngest participant of the aspect Chamodi who took 3 for 43 scored 7 in 27 balls with a 4 used to be remaining participant to out bowled through Lucy Hamilton who received the participant of the fit and he or she gained her award from fit referee Brendon Kuruppu.

Previous Australian lasses ruled the sport from the beginning whilst they received the toss and with none hesitation skipper Amy Smith made up our minds to bat first. The openers Kate Pelle and Grace Lyons couldn’t make just right get started whilst Pelle used to be sadly run out at 3.1 over scoring 6 in 10 balls.

Lyons joined Lucy Hamilton repaired the innings with a 91 runs 2nd wicket stand which used to be the most productive stand of the sport. Lyons made 39 in 66 balls with 5 fours. Hamilton who reached her fifty in nice taste additional added 58 runs 3rd wicket stand with Ella Briscoe who scored 27 in 50 balls with 3 fours .

After 35 overs Australia have been in robust place 158 for three wickets however Sri Lanka bowlers fought again to limit Australians to 228 in 48.5 overs . Hamilton used to be main from the entrance in spite of everything used to be out scoring 80 in 95 balls with 10 fours as Dewmi Wijeratna took that prize wicket and skipper Manudi Nanayakkara took a superb catch at brief sq. leg . Shashini Gimhani and younger Chamodi Munasinghe have been the pick out of the Sri Lanka bowlers taking 3 wickets each and every whilst Hiruni Hansika took 2 for 38 in her six over spell.

The participant of the fit Lucy Hamilton mentioned she used to be more than pleased to be named as participant of the fit .The Galle wicket used to be an excellent batting monitor and simply adjusted to play in this wicket and my crew associates gave just right fortify to make difficult general .

Sri Lanka skipper Manudi Nanayakkara mentioned the gamers post a just right display and limit Aussies to 228 .We did few errors and hope to rectify our errors in subsequent sport towards England on April 9 Tuesday

Leader rankings

Australia underneath 19 girls 228 all out in 48.5 overs Grace Lyons 39,Lucy Hamilton 80,Ella Briscoe 27,Hasrat Gill 29,Tegan Williamson 14, Dewmi Wijeratna 1/43,Chamodi Munasinghe 3/43,Shashini Gimhani 3/48,Hiruni Hansika 2/38

Sri Lanka underneath 19 girls 140 all out in 44 overs Sanjana Kavindi 54, Manudi Nanayakkara 10, Rashmi Nethranjali 16,Hiruni Hansika 22,Bonnie Berry 3/19, ,Lucy Hamilton 3/18,Hasrat Gill 1/18,Maggie Clark 1/10,Ella Briscoe 1/14,Tegan Williamson 1/9

Dhammika Ratnaweera reporting from Galle

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