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Kuala Lumpur – Asia got off to a stunning start to take a one point lead over their more fancied European opponents on Friday on the rain-soaked opening day of the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia.

The team, captained by Arjun Atwal of India, won three of the six fourball matches and halved their final game to take a 3 1/2 to 2 1/2 lead over the European side skippered by Thomas Bjorn.

It was the best ever start for an Asian side, who have never triumphed in the biennial, Ryder Cup-style match play tournament. Europe won the last one whil…
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