Singapore Cricket Association creates history by organizing first ever ICC T20 international cricket series in Singapore between Singapore National Women’s team and Myanmar National Women’s team.
Singapore Cricket association (The governing body of Cricket in Singapore) invited Myanmar Cricket Federation to play 3 ICC international cricket matches in Singapore.
All the 3 matches were played under the flood lights from 18th April to 20th April 2019.
Out of 3, Myanmar won 2 matches and the 3rd and last match was cancelled due to heavy rain.
Day 1 (18 April 2019): Myanmar won the toss and elected to field first. Singapore women’s set the target of 60 runs in 20 overs by losing 9 wickets. Myanmar completed the target and made 61 runs in 7.3 overs without losing any wicket.
Day 2 (19 April 2019): Singapore won the toss and put Myanmar to bat first. Myanmar set the target of 135 runs in 20 overs by losing 7 wickets. Singapore Women’s gave a very good start but due to quick fall of wickets and few run outs they could achieve only 86 runs in 20 overs by losing 9 wickets.
Day 3 (20 April 2019): Singapore Women’s did few changes in the team and were quite confident to win the last and final match. However, the match was cancelled due to heavy rain and Myanmar won the series by 2-Nil.
Singapore Cricket Association is committed and putting lots of efforts in growing this wonderful sport in the Singapore. In South East Asia, they are the first one to install flood lights to play cricket in night so that that the Singapore citizens could come and learn Cricket after finishing their schools or work etc. from their high level experienced international coaches.