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|Singapore registers 20 run win over Thailand|
Thursday, January 15 2004 12:55 Hrs (IST)
Singapore electing to bat scored 168 runs for nine wickets in 45 overs with Arjun Shete (28) scoring the highest runs. Arpan Kumar (3 for 24) and Darshil Shah (2 for 34) were the wicket takers for Thailand, which earned one point in the match held at the Jain International Residential School grounds.
Despite valiant knocks by Darshil Shah (35) and Nishadh Rego (33), Thailand failed to reach home by getting all out for 148 runs.
Jackie (4 for 21), Than S Chua (2 for 23) and Nayank Dolakoti (2 for 13) helped Singapore earn five points.
In the second match played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bahrain registered a eight wicket victory over Iran, earning six points to take its total tally to 11.
Put to bat, Iran scored 141 runs in 43.1 overs with Sharooq Nahir Irani (34) being the highest run getter. Bahrain's Rashid Mir took four wickets for 26 runs.
An unbeaten 57 by opener David Mathias helped Bahrain to post a comfortable 143 for two in 22.2 overs.
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