The MPL Tier A match between Kuala Lumpur & Sarawak which was abandon due to bad weather and rain gave Sarawak victory by 21 runs when the Duckworth Lewis Method calculation were applied. The match played at the Kinrara Oval , Sarawak won the toss and elected to bat first and put up a total of 270 runs all out in 50 overs. It was fine batting performance from Ahmad Faiz M. Noor 91 runs, Daminda Ranaweera 64 runs that gave Sarawak a good total.
The others who contributed were Hedigalage Ishan 29, Ahmad Tajudin Ismail 27 runs & Shafiq Sharif 15. KL’s Pavandeep Singh took 4 wickets for 26 runs, while Manjula De Zoysa took 3 for 38 runs. KL went in to bat and were 129 runs for the loss of 4 wickets when the match was interrupted due to lightning.
The match resumed and was again interrupted this time because of lightning and rain with the score at 135 for 4 wickets off 30.5 overs. At this point Manjula De Zoysa was on 60 runs, while Syed Aziz was on 45 runs. The umpires, after having waited till 5.45 and seeing that no further play is possible decided to call of the match and declared Sarawak as victors by D/L Method. Hedigalage Ishan took 3 wickets for 11 runs in his 5 overs spell. Sarawak’s Ahmad Faiz M. Noor received the Man of the Match award for his contribution with bat.
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