ICC Under-19 World Cup: Sri Lanka, South Africa advance to quarters

Sri Lanka beat England by one wicket while South Africa recorded a 45-run win over Canada.

updated: February 17, 2014 00:08 IST
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Dubai: Sri Lanka and South Africa progressed to the quarterfinals of the ICC Under 19 World Cup after recording contrasting victories, in Dubai on Sunday.

Sri Lanka overcame 1998 champion England by one wicket at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in a match of fluctuating fortunes to become the first side from Group D to progress to the knock-out stage. South Africa recorded a comfortable 45-run victory over Canada at Abu Dhabi Oval 1 to seal a place in the next round from Group C.

In the other results of the day, the West Indies outplayed Zimbabwe by 167 runs and New Zealand outsmarted the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by 112 runs.

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