Singapore vs Bermuda, 12th Match:
Singapore: 152/5 (19.3/20 overs, target 150)
Singapore won the match by 5 wickets with 3 balls remaining.
Bermuda piled up a total of 149 runs at the cost of 7 wickets while batting first against Singapore in the 12th match of the T20 World Cup Qualifier. Singapore achieved the target at the cost of 5 wickets in the last over of the match with 3 balls to spare.
Heartbreak for Bermuda, who fought hard all match, but Navin Param’s 41-ball 72* helped Singapore recover in the chase and seal a five-wicket win!
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Janeiro Tucker takes Bermuda to 149:
Bermuda won the toss and decided to bat first. Bermuda sent wicketkeeper-batsman Okera Bascome and Terryn Fray to bat first against Singapore. Wicketkeeper-batsman Okera Bascome was the first one to go down after scoring 4 runs off 14 balls. Bermuda’s captain Dion Stovell got run out by Sidhant Singh on a duck, while Delray Rawlins also scored just 1 run off 8 balls before losing his wicket to Sidhant.
Opener Terryn Fray scored 29 runs off 31 balls for 4 fours before being bowled by Vinoth Baskaran. Bermuda had lost 4 wickets in 48 runs, but Janeiro Tucker and Deunte Darrell took their team out of the trouble with their 55 run partnership. Deunte Darrell scored 18 runs off 18 balls before being bowled by Janak Prakash. Janak Prakash also took care of Onias Bascome and Kamau Leverock who scored 5 and 18 runs respectively.
— Bermuda Cricket Board (@CricketBermuda) October 20, 2019
Janeiro Tucker’s undefeated half-century brought Bermuda to a total of 149 runs at the cost of 7 wickets after 20 overs. Tucker scored 50 runs off 34 balls with the help of 6 fours and a six.
Singapore’s Janak Prakash claimed 3 wickets but also turned out to be the most expensive bowler for them, conceding 44 runs in 4 overs. Vinoth Baskaran was the most successful bowler from Singapore’s side as he gave away only 8 runs in his 4 overs while also taking 1 wicket. Vinoth Baskaran also bowled 2 maiden overs for his team. Amjad Mahboob and Sidhant Singh claimed 1 wicket each against Bermuda.
Navin Param’s blistering innings win the match for Singapore:
Singapore required 150 runs to win the match against Bermuda in the T20 World Cup Qualifier. Rohan Rangarajan and Surendran Chandramohan came to bat first for their team. Bermuda’s George O’Brien took the wicket of Surendran Chandramohan on a golden duck on the third ball of the innings’ first over. Rohan Rangarajan got bowled by Malachi Jones after scoring 12 runs off 17 balls. Tim David contributed 15 runs off 20 balls, while Aritra Dutta scored 9 off 11.
Singapore was 41/4 at that point in the game. Singapore’s wicketkeeper-batsman Manpreet Singh and Navin Param shared a partnership of 79 runs to get their team back into the game. Manpreet Singh scored 26 runs off 26 balls before losing his wicket to Dion Stovell on the first ball of the 18th over.
Navin Param played an incredible undefeated innings to secure the match for his team. Param scored his career-best 72 runs off 41 balls after hitting 7 fours and 4 huge sixes. Singapore required 9 runs off the last over to win their match against Bermuda in the T20 World Cup Qualifier. Param struck the first ball of the last over for a six and the second ball for a single. Janak Prakash struck a four off the third ball of the last over to win the game for his team. Singapore scored 152 runs for 5 wickets in 19.3 overs.
Singapore’s Navin Param was named the “Player of the Match” for his outstanding innings, which won his team the game.