Johnson's century helps Windies U19s to draw with Sri Lanka's U19s

A century from Jamaican Jordan Johnson highlighted the fourth and final day of the first youth test between West Indies Under 19s and Sri Lanka's Under 19s that ended in a draw in Dambulla on Friday.

Sri Lanka reached 122-4 in their 2nd innings in the post tea session when the game was called off. Ravishan Nethsara top scored with 50.

Jamaican Reon Edwards, Isai Thorne, Nathan Sealy and Tarrique Edward took a wicket each.

Earlier, the young West Indians were dismissed for 309 in their first innings reply to 432-8 declared after resuming on 119-3

Jordan Johnson carried on to 149 from his overnight 54. He shared in a 96 run partnership with fellow Jamaican Steven Wedderburn who made 41 after resuming on 28.

Edward also made 36 as Vihas Thewmika took 6-78 and Vishwa Lahiru 3-61 for the young Sri Lankans.

Scores in the match: Sri Lanka Under19s 432-8 declared and 122-4; West Indies U19s – 309. The second and final youth test bowls off on Monday.


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