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Charity cricket match for Borneo murder victim Neil Dalton

Neil Dalton
Image caption Neil Dalton had been in Borneo working in a hospital in Kuching

Friends of a British student stabbed to death in Borneo have held a charity cricket match in his memory.

Neil Dalton, 22, from Ambergate, Derbyshire, was killed along with Aidan Brunger, from Kent, in Kuching in the final days of his medical placement.

The game was organised by Belper Amateurs Cricket Club, who Mr Dalton made over 100 appearances for.

All the money raised from the event will go to the student's favourite charity - the Anthony Nolan Trust.

Teams from Belper and Ambergate took part in the tournament - called Neil's Day.

Club captain Paul Spencer said it was all about remembering Neil and bringing everyone together.

In paying tribute, Oliver Deeming said: "Neil was the most talented person I have ever met - but you'd have to spend a lot of time with him to realise how incredible he was - he was unique."

Image caption Players from Belper Amateurs Cricket Club and Ambergate took part in the tournament to remember Neil
Image caption The event, called Neil's Day, also raised money for charity

Both students have been awarded posthumous honorary degrees by their university, whilst Malaysian Police have charged a local man with their murder, in August.

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