PH tops cricket tilt

Tempo - - Sports -

The Philip­pines eas­ily beat In­done­sia to win the T20 Cricket World Cup Qual­i­fier at the Friend­ship Oval in Das­mar­iñas, Cavite on Fri­day.

The PH side clinched the ti­tle in the week-long, four-na­tion tour­na­ment af­ter South Korea de­feated sec­ond-placed Ja­pan.

The Philip­pines showed class and com­po­sure un­der pres­sure through out the week to win a se­ries of tight games.

They ended the tour­na­ment two games clear of ri­vals Ja­pan and South Korea.

The his­toric win means that the Philip­pines move a step closer to the T20 World Cup to be held in Aus­tralia in 2020 that is ex­pected to be watched by more than 1.5 bil­lion peo­ple.

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