Malaysian T10 Bash: Virandeep leads Southern Hitters into the final
Captain Virandeep Singh's all-round show helps Southern Hitters enter the final of the Malaysian T10 Bash with a narrow six run win over Western Warriors.
Match Summary - Southern Hitters v Western Warriors-First Semi-Final
Southern Hitters 139-5 (10)
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Muhammad Gulraiz-2.2 ov), 2-65 (Bushan Save-4.6 ov), 3-94 (Aminuddin Ramly-6.6 ov), 4-107 (Syazrul Ezat Idrus-7.6 ov(, 5-137 (Amir Azim Abd Shukor-9.5 ov)
Western Warriors 133-7 (10)
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Muhammad Faiz Ahmad Nasir-0.3 ov), 2-67 (Mohd Shafiq Sharid-4.3 ov), 3-70 (Sharvin Muniandy-5.3 ov), 4-90 (Rajkumar Rajendran-6.4 ov), 5-91 (Arief Yusof-6.6 ov), 6-103 (Fitri Sham-7.4 ov), 7-113 (Daniyal Hafeez-8.2 ov)
Result - Southern Hitters won by six runs
At the Kinrara Oval, Southern Hitters was asked to bat first and posted 139 for five in their 10 overs.
The star with the bat for Southern Hitters was captain Virandeep Singh with an unbeaten 64 off 25 balls with four boundaries and six sixes. He had useful support from Bushan Save (26) and Aminuddin Ramly (20). For Western Warriors, best bowler was Abdul Rauf (2-25).
In their chase, Western Warriors started off well with opener Mohd Shafiq Sharif (43: 14b, 4x4, 4x6) sharing a 66 run second wicket stand with Sharvin Muniandy (20: 13b, 3x4). Thereafter the innings suffered a collapse as Western Warriors slipped from 67 for one to 91 for five.
Southern Hitters' captain Virandeep led the way with the ball with figures of two for 17. The other performers with the ball for Southern were Syazrul Ezat Idrus (2-23) and Amir Azim Abd Shukor (2-24).
Southern Hitters: Ainool Haqqiem Md Yatim, Aminuddin Ramly, Amir Azim Abd Shukor, Bushan Save, Kevin Dulaj Perera, Md Sulaiman Ali, Muhammad Gulraiz, Saifullah Malik, Syazrul Ezat Idrus, Vijay Unni Suresh Unni, Virandeep Singh (captain)
Western Warriors: Abdul Rauf, Arief Yusof, Daniyal Hafeez, Dhivendran Mogan, Fitri Sham (captain), Mohd Shafiq Sharif, Muhammad Faiz Ahmad Nasir, Rajkumar Rajendran, Rohit Vyas, Sharveen Surendran, Sharvin Muniandy
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