Natasha beats Li Jane to become world champion for first time as Malaysia make 1-2 finish

Bowler Natasha Roslan rolled down her biggest career win by emerging as the new world champion. Natasha beat teammate Sin Li Jane 259-194, 162-238, 185-165 in the final of the women’s singles event in the World Championships at the Kuwait Bowling Sporting Club on Monday. She ended Malaysia’s 12-year for a singles gold at the world meet. Earlier, In the semi-finals, Li Jane and Natasha had to go the distance to beat their South Korean opponents. Li Jane recovered from a frustrating first game before powering her way to beat Hong Hae-ni 202-203, 226-192, 269-220 while Natasha too, had to dig deep before knocking out Son Hye-rin 143-189, 227-173, 214-177 to march into the final. Malaysia last won the singles gold through Jacqueline Sijore at the 2011 edition in Hong Kong.

Courtesy from – The Star