Maiden Sikh interport cricket match between Thai and Malaysia

The 1st Interport Cricket Match 2018 took place at the Terd Thai Cricket Ground, Bangkok

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The Thai and Malaysia teams for the 1st Interport Cricket Match 2018 – Photo: Supplied

By Avtar Singh

A cricket game which was played over the weekend is going down the history for being an inaugural cricket game between the Thailand Sikhs and the Malaysian Sikhs.

The 1st Interport cricket game for the Sikh community of both the countries took place at the Terd Thai Cricket Ground, Bangkok. The series will be played annually on a home and away basis.

The players from both the teams demonstrated the true spirit of the game. Two games were played and both the games the Malaysian Sikhs emerged victorious but with a narrow margin.

The more victorious is the camaraderie and comradeship which was built in this series.

The Malaysian team included three national cricketers Pavandeep Singh, Virandeep Singh and Harinder Singh as well as national junior player Shaunvinder Singh.

Besides the game, the Thailand Sikhs hosted the Malaysian to an excellent lunch and dinner. The most significant development in this series is the number of youths involved from both the sides, promising that the series will be played for a long time.

Next year, Malaysia will host the Interport. Special thanks and compliments to Dr. Harjit Singh from Johore and the other sponsorsfor financing this trip for the Malaysian Sikhs.

The Thai and Malaysia teams for the 1st Interport Cricket Match 2018 – Photo: Supplied

 

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