South beat North in series opener in Dubai

Dawid Malan (right) and Daniel Bell-Drummond
First one-day match: North v South
North 202 (50 overs): Clarke 57; Curran 3-19
South 205-0 (33.3 overs): Malan 109*, Bell-Drummond 92*; White 0-43
South win by 10 wickets

Middlesex and England Lions batsman Dawid Malan hit an unbeaten 109 as South beat North by 10 wickets in the one-day series opener in Dubai.

North opted to bat but were unable to get a foothold, folding for 202 all out with Tom Curran taking three wickets.

But Malan and fellow South opener Daniel Bell-Drummond (92) had no such problem, reaching the total with more than 16 overs left to play.

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