Kenneth Chua and Patrick Nuqui gave the Filipino supporters plenty to cheer for when the duo got off to the blistering pace with 477 in their opening game to lead the second Thai pair of Singapore silver medallist, Annop Arromsaranon and Yannaphon Larpapharat by 17 pins.
The other Thai pair of Atchariya Cheng and Surasak Manuwong did well with 433 to take up third spot as Singapore's second pair of Basil Dill Ng and Alex Chong took up fourth, a further 9 pins away. Sadly the lead only lasted briefly despite knocking down 401 in the second game.
Cheng and Manuwong added 447 in their second game to take over the running, two pins ahead of Philippines. Malaysia's first pair of Tun Hakim and Rafiq Ismail rolled 458 to add to their average start of 375 to take up third.
Islam and Rachmadian was just seven pins off the Malaysian when they shot a superb 483 in their third game to move quaickly into the lead. Cheng and Manuwong also took over second spot with the Malaysian pair remaining in third.
Thailand surged past Islam and Rachmadian with a better fourth game of 453 as the Indonesian pair dropped 33 pins behind. Malaysia kept their third spot while Philippine was unable to make up grounds.