Sports World: S'pore keep Saudara Cup after draw

S'pore keep Saudara Cup after draw

Cricket's Saudara Cup remains with the Singapore national team, after they drew their three-day rain-affected match with Malaysia at the Johor Cricket Academy Oval in Mutiara Rini yesterday.

Singapore totalled 230 in their first innings, with captain Chetan Suryawanshi scoring 100. Malaysia were then bowled out for 149, with Rohan Rangarajan taking 4-24.

In their second innings, Singapore were on 45-1 when the match ended.

Leipzig top table after Bayern slip

BERLIN • Borussia Dortmund stunned champions and arch-rivals Bayern Munich 1-0 on Saturday in a bad-tempered "Der Klassiker" clash to leave RB Leipzig the shock Bundesliga leaders.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang prodded in on 11 minutes at a frenzied Signal Iduna Park to propel Dortmund up to third on 21 points, three points behind Bayern, for whom this was a first defeat of the league season.


Chinese shuttlers shut out at home

FUZHOU • It was upsets galore at badminton's China Open yesterday, as the hosts ended empty handed despite making four finals.

India's P.V. Sindhu beat Sun Yu 21-11, 17-21, 21-11 in women's singles, while Dane Jan Jorgensen upset world No. 2 and Olympic men's singles champion Chen Long 22-20, 21-13.

Unseeded Chinese pairs lost the women's and mixed doubl•es to South Korean and Indonesian duos, while Indonesia also took the men's doubles.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 21, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World'. Subscribe