On 23rd May 2015 Saturday, Kuala Lumpur lost to Penang by 15 runs. The match was reduced to 42 overs per side due delayed start as the ground was wet. KL won the toss and elected to field first and restricted Penang to a total of 138 runs for 9 wickets. Keithan Goonasagaran top scored with 63 runs. Except for two others, Kavintheran Kumar 24 & Madushan Ravichandrakumar 11 runs, the rest failed. Neville Liyanage took 4 wickets for 13 runs of his 9 overs spell. Hassan Ghulam took 2 for 24 runs off 7 overs. Though a low total to chase KL only managed 123 runs as they were all out in 35.1 overs.
Their total was contributed by PC Wickramasinghe 32 runs, Hassan Ghulam 24 runs, Virandeep Singh 14, Skipper Neville 12, Syed Aziz & Nazril A, Rahman 11 runs each. Madushan was the pick of Penang's bowlers as he picked up 5 wickets for 32 runs off 9 overs while Harvindran Rajendran took 3 wickets for 31 runs to give them the victory by 15 runs. Madushan was named the Man Of the Match for his 5 wickets haul.
On 24th May 2015 Sunday, KL turned the tables on Penang as they defeated them 5 wickets. On winning the toss KL put Penang into bat and got them all out in 30.4 overs for a mere 77 runs. Only Keithan Goonasagaran 22 runs & Skipper Darvin Muralitharan 19 runs had double figures. KL's HHM de Zoysa took 4 wickets for 12 runs off 7.4 overs. The other bowlers were Hassan Ghulam who took 2 for 5 & Shahrulnizam Yusof 2 for 23 runs. KL went in and reached their target in 21.5 overs. Those who contributed to their vioctory were HHM de Zoysa 23 runs, Fikri Makram Rosdi 15, PC Wickramasinghe 14 n.o. & Virandeep Singh 11 runs. For Penang Thevan Raj Kumar & Senal de Silva took 2 wickets each for 16 & 17 runs. HHM de Zoysa received the Man of the Match award.
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