Australia and Sri Lanka scored comfortable victories against the West Indies and Scotland on the opening day of the Under-19 World Cup in Georgetown, Guyana, respectively.
Australia beat West India by six wickets, while Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 40 points.
Australia played with discipline to split the 169 hosts for the Indies and then returned to the goal again, scoring 170 in 44.5 goals with a four-pointer from Teague Wyllie with 129 balls 86. Captain Ackeem Auguste scored with the West Indies. 67-ball 57.
In the other match, Sri Lanka, choosing a bat, threw 218 goals in 45.2 but his bowling unit, led by Dunith Wellalage (5 27), had a chance to throw 178 to Scotland with eight balls left over. .
- West Indies He lost 169 40.1 overs (Ackeem Auguste 57) Australia 170 44.5 for 4 overs (Teague Wyllie 86)
- Sri Lanka 209 45.2 overs (Sakuna Nidarshana Liyanage 79) win Scotland 178 48.4 overs (Jack Jarvis 55, Dunith Wellalage 5 27)