Spinners Harsh Tyagi and Harsh Tyagi shared six wickets after a collective batting show by the visitors as India Under-19 team mauled Sri Lanka U-19 by a comprehensive 135-run margin in the fourth Youth ODI to level the series 2-2, here today.Also Read - Omicron Response: List of Countries That Have Put Travel Restrictions To African Nations
Electing to bat, the Indian batsmen put on board a decent 278 for six with Devdutt Padikkal (71), skipper Aryan Juyal (60) and Yash Rathod (56) scoring half-centuries. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Resumes Direct Flights to Sri Lanka. Check Full Schedule, Travel Guidelines
After early fall of Atharwa Taide (20), Padikkal and Pawan Shah (36) added 74 runs for the second wicket before Sandun Mendis broke the stand by scalping the latter. Also Read - Better Security Than EPL and Formula 1, PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja Says Pakistan Will Be Safer Than Big League Competitions During Champions Trophy 2025
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India then bowled out the hosts for 143 in 37.2 overs with off-spinner Badoni taking three wickets for just 35 runs and left-arm spinner Tyagi also accounting for three Sri Lankan batsmen.
Opener Navod Paranavithana top-scored for the hosts with his 45-run knock while captain Nipun Dananjaya Perera contributed 36.
The decisive fifth ODI will be played on Thursday at the same venue.
India Under 19: 278 for 6 in 50 overs. (D Padikkal 71, A Juyal 60; S Mendis 2/37, S Lakshan 2/48)
Sri Lanka Under 19: 143 all out in 37.2 overs. (N Paranavithana 45; A Badoni 3/35, H Tyagi 3/37).
(With PTI Inputs)