Kuala Lumpur Wins By An Innings And 183 Runs
Kuala Lumpur handed Malacca and innings and 183 runs defeat in their MCA Fast Track match played on 21st & 22 February 2015. Played at the RSC Oval, Malacca won the toss and elected to bat. Their batters could only put a 40 runs when they were all out in 15.2 overs. Only Usman Hashmi 18 runs had double figures, as 5 of their batsmen were out for naught.
KL's hero was Skipper Neville Liyanage who took 7 wickets for 19 runs in 7.2 overs while Nazril A. Rahman took 2 for 21. In their innings KL put up a total of 336 for 5 wickets in 49.3 overs when they decided to declare. Their total coming from Vivegan Danapalan 114 off 147 balls, Faris Almas Lee 80 off 63, Hassan Ghulam a breezy 67 off 29 balls & Syed Aziz Mubarak 52. Dilawar Abbas took 2 wickets for 68 off 11 overs. In their 2nd inning Malacca, with already 296 runs behind, could only post 113 runs when they were all out in 38.3 overs. Thus giving KL an innings victory. Except for Skipper Dilawar Abbas 75 runs & Venoth Puspanathan 17 runs, the others were out cheaply with 4 of them posting no run. KL bowlers, Hassan Ghulam took 3 for 12 while Niroshan De Silva, Syed Aziz Mubarak each took 2 for 8 & 12 runs respectively.
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