The team was initially reported in Malayan sources as an All-India team (i.e. a national team of India), but was in fact the Aryan Gymkhana club reinforced with some players from other clubs in India. There were a few players in the squad who had played in the 1948 Indian Olympic team. SQUAD Managers: N.R. Murthy, B. Ramaswamy. Goalkeepers: Berland Anthony, Sanjiva Full backs: Mohinder Singh, Constantine Manuel, Marakar Joseph Rathnam [c] Halfbacks: Gurubaksh Singh, Ghulam Khader, Govind, Arickraj Forwards: Nataraj Vajaravelu, Deshmukh Bhimrao, Ramu Parab, K.M.P. Ghulam Rasool, V.N.Thomas, Joseph Anthony RESULTS Overall record: P19 W11 D6 L2 All matches were 60 minutes in duration. 26-10 Singapore Singapore Sino-Malays 2-2 Aryan Gymkhana XI 30-10 Singapore All-Malayan Indians 1-2 Aryan Gymkhana XI 1-11 Singapore Singapore Combined Services 3-3 Aryan Gymkhana XI 3-11 Singapore Singapore XI 1-3 Aryan Gymkhana XI * 5-11 Singapore Singapore Civilians 2-4 Aryan Gymkhana XI 8-11 Singapore All-Singapore 0-1 Aryan Gymkhana XI 10-11 Seremban Negri Sembilan State 1-2 Aryan Gymkhana XI 12-11 Kuala Lumpur Selangor State 1-2 Aryan Gymkhana XI 13-11 Kuala Lumpur TPCA 0-4 Aryan Gymkhana XI + 16-11 Kuala Lumpur All-Selangor 1-3 Aryan Gymkhana XI 18-11 Ipoh Perak State 1-5 Aryan Gymkhana XI 20-11 George Town Penang State 1-1 Aryan Gymkhana XI 22-11 George Town Penang Chinese FA 1-0 Aryan Gymkhana XI 25-11 Alor Star Kedah State 0-0 Aryan Gymkhana XI 27-11 George Town Penang State 2-1 Aryan Gymkhana XI 3-12 Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese RC 1-3 Aryan Gymkhana XI 4-12 Seremban Lien Hwa (Malayan Chinese XI) 3-3 Aryan Gymkhana XI 6-12 Ipoh Malayan Chinese FA 1-1 Aryan Gymkhana XI 8-12 George Town Malayan Indians 1-2 Aryan Gymkhana XI * Singapore XI = Combined Europeans, Eurasians, and Indians + TPCA = Tamilian Physical Culture Association (Selangor league champions)
Sources: Straits Times, Singapore Free Press
Thanks to Frank Rankmore
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