Winning a U-19 World Cup: Wellalage’s boys in pursuit of that elusive dream | Daily FT

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The five key batsmen whom Sri Lanka will rely on (from left): Chamindu Wickramasinghe, Shevon Daniel, Sadisha Rajapaksa, Pawan Pathiraja and Ranuka Somaratne. Play Scotland in opening match tomorrowBy Sa’adi Thawfeeq Sri Lanka has never won the ICC U-19 World Cup outright, the nearest they have come to doing so was in 2000 when they finished runner-up to India when it was held in Sri Lanka. The team was led by Malintha Gajanayake and comprised as many seven players who later went onto represent the country in international cricket – Jehan Mubarak, Thilina Kandamby, Akalanka Ganegama, Kaushal L…

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