Home > Sport > Cricket
Sunday February 16, 2014 MYT 5:52:00 PM
Sunday February 16, 2014 MYT 5:58:57 PM
The Malaysia cricket them pose with the inaugural Tri-Series cricket trophy after beating Singapore in the final match in Petaling Jaya on Sunday. - Malaysian Cricket Association
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia secured the inaugural cricket tri-series title with a seven-wicket victory over Singapore in the final match at the Kinrara Oval in Puchong on Sunday.
Singapore, who won the toss, elected to bat first, and it proved to be costly as they were all-out for only 145 runs in just 41.5 overs.
Their highest scorer was Chetan Suryawansi with 34 runs, while Navin Param and Vijay Kumar contributed 28 and 20 runs respectively.
Malaysia’s top destroyer was Hassan Ghulam who picked up 4 wickets in 9 overs. Anwar A. Rahman and Pavandeep took 2 wickets each to end Singapore’s weak resistance.
Chasing the modest total, Malaysia's opening pair put up 26 runs before opener Sheikh Nasir (22) was caught. Skipper Ahmad Faiz then went in to steady the innings with an unbeaten 67 to secure the victory, and collect the Man of the Match accolade.
Suhan Kumar with 30 and Fikri Makram (18) added to Malaysia’s winning run total.
Tags / Keywords:
Malaysia, Singapore, cricket, tri series
Injured Watson out of Australia's series against Pakistan
Australia's Coulter-Nile undergoes surgery on hamstring
West Indies beat England by 15 runs in opening ODI
NZ beat West Indies in third test, win series
Injured Anderson ruled out of Sri Lanka tour
Team mates will determine success of my captaincy - Kohli
Australia selector backs Clarke to be fit for first test
Inspired Smith leads Australia to victory over South Africa
Pakistan hold firm to draw second test
Cricket Australia rebuff selector Waugh's 'marketing' comment
Clarke not ready to play cricket yet - physiotherapist
Tunisians vote for first freely elected president
Singapore to regulate taxi-booking apps Uber, GrabTaxi
Wooing back the Chinese
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)