Malaysian T10 Bash: Anwar Aruddin leads Smashers to third place
Led by opener Mohd Anwar Aruddin's unbeaten 60 Central Smashers grabbed the third place in the Malaysian T10 Bash on Sunday afternoon.
Match Summary-Central Smashers v Western Warriors Third Place Playoff
Western Warriors 96-6 (10)
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mohd Shafiq Sharif-0.2 ov), 2-24 (Muhammad Faiz Ahmad Nasir-3.1 ov), 3-49 (Fitri Sham-5.4 ov), 4-65 (Rajkumar Rajendran-6.4 ov), 5-87 (Sharvin Muniandy-8.5 ov), 6-92 (Dhivendran Mogan-9.3 ov)
Central Smashers 97-2 (7.1 ov)
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Amir Khan Malik-3.3 ov), 2-94 (Ahmad Faiz Mohd Noor-6.3 ov)
Result - Central Smashers won by eight wickets
At the Kinrara Oval, Central Smashers beat Western Warriors by eight wickets to claim the third spot.
Western Warriors posted 96 for six in their 10 overs. The star with the bat for Western Warriors was Sharvin Muniandy (67: 30b, 7x4, 4x6). The other batsmen did not make any significant contribution. The best bowler for Central Smashers was Rizwan Haider (2-22).
In their chase, Smashers were well served by Anwar Aruddin's unbeaten 60 off 29 balls with three boundaries and six sixes. Aruddin shared a 55 run second wicket stand with captain Ahmad Faiz Mohd Noor (20).
None of the Western Warriors bowlers could create any impact as Central won with nearly three overs and eight wickets to spare.
Central Smashers: Ahmad Faiz Mohd Noor (captain), Ajeb Khan, Amir Khan Malik, Ammar Zuhdi Hazalan, Mohd Anwar Arudin, Mohd Suharril Fetri Shuib, Pavandeep Singh, Rizwan Haider, Shankar Sathish, Sumanth Kadri Suvarna, Wan Amirul Zulkarnain Wan Azman
Western Warriors: Aaryan Amin Premji, Abdul Rauf, Arief Yusof, Dhivendran Mogan, Fitri Sham (captain), Mohammad Hakim Harisan, Mohd Shafiq Sharif, Muhammad Faiz Ahmad Nasir, Rajkumar Rajendran, Sharveen Surendran, Sharvin Muniandy
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