KAF Rules

5th KAF International Youth Cricket Carnival

22nd – 24th July 2011

  1. Rules & Regulation

All rules & regulations follow the Law of Cricket 2000 Code 4th Edition - 2010 except:


    1. Each team to comprise of 12 players (Under 15) born from 1 Jan 1996 onwards. Please make sure your players are born in year 1996. All teams needs to submit their passport copies (for overseas teams) and I/C for Malaysians at the managers meeting.

    2. Player Registration Form – We will provide the team registration form. Please fill up their full names with jersey numbers. Numbers provided are from 1 – 12. Please do not change the player jersey as the scorers will be looking at the jersey numbers to identify the player.

    3. We will need the final list at the managers meeting for us to print copies to be placed at the respective grounds. This will help teams to tick the player playing for the match and also we will have their names spelled correctly. If you are unable to attend the managers meeting please make sure your final list are given to us prior to that.


    1. Teams will play group round robin matches – 7overs per game

    2. It will be a 8 a side tournament and 4 will be reserves

    3. Three (3) points will be awarded for a win and one ( 1 ) point for a draw


    1. No LBW will be applied

    2. Batsmen will be forced to retire when he scores 28 runs. He will be allowed to bat after the last wicket had fallen

    3. Two bowlers will be allowed to bowl two (2) overs of 6 balls and three bowlers will be allowed to bowl one (1) over of 6 balls.

    1. The wicket keeper is not permitted to bowl.

    2. ‘Wide’ and ‘No’ ball will be given 4 runs plus the extra run(s) taken. Extra ball will not be given except in the final over (7th over).

    3. Underarm bowling is prohibited

    4. In the event of any interruptions or delay in the first round matches, then these matches will be taken as a draw and each team will be awarded one ( 1 ) point

    1. Should teams have equal points at the end of the round robin, the superior position will be decided in favour of the team having the following:-

      1. Then the net run rate would be taken into account, if still equal

      2. Having the most wins if still equal

      3. Having lost the least wickets, if still equal

      4. Team hitting the most sixes

      5. Team hitting the most fours, if still equal

      6. Then the toss of coin will decide the winner.

    1. If the semi finals or finals are not playable due to interruptions then a bowl out competition will be the decider. Each team will have 5 bowlers who will bowl two (2) balls each at the stumps. The team with most hits will be declared the winner

    1. The tournament officials have the right to amend the rules and regulations at any time during the competition if they consider it would be in the interest of the tournament. In all other matters the decision of the tournament officials shall be final.

    1. Preliminary round, second round and semi final matches to be played in one end of the wicket. Both teams to play – bowl at the same end throughout the 7 overs innings. This is to save time which will provide more cricket time in case there is an interruption. All Finals will be played as normal.

    1. A minimum of 3 overs per team shall constitute a match

    2. In the event of the team batting second in the reduced over’s. The set target will be calculated by the best overs of runs in the sequence.


Team Batting First Scores 79 runs in 7 Overs

1st over – 10 runs

2nd Over – 10 runs

3rd Over – 9 runs

4th Over – 11 runs

5th Over – 12 runs

6th Over – 13 runs

7th Over – 14 runs

If rain interrupts, If only 4 overs can be played,

Add the best 4 overs = 14+13+12+11 = 50

Then the target is 50 +1 run = 51 runs

Kuala Lumpur Shines in National Under-15 Cricket Excel Competition 2011


Kuala Lumpur: The Kuala Lumpur (KL) Junior Cricket Team comprising of boys under the ages of fifteen took centre stage in the National MCA Under-15 Cricket Excel Competition to emerge Champions.

In the preliminary rounds at Ipoh, Perak, KL chalked up easy victories over Penang and Kedah after the first tie against Perak was abandoned due to rain.

The match against Penang at the Ipoh Ground saw KL amassing an unbeatable total of 243 runs for the lost of Sam's wicket (34) at the end of the allotted 40 overs.

Pasha Shafiq Ali and Virandeep Singh both hit an unbeaten 88 and 55 runs respectively for the record score in the limited age-group contest.

In reply Penang was skittle out for a paltry 57 runs in 23.4 overs leaving KL victors by 186 runs. Virandeep Singh, Roshan, Karthikeyan and Dhilip Thiyagu all shared two wickets each costing 22, 11, 1 and 0 runs respectively to rock Penang.

KL continued its winning form by defeating Kedah by 3 wickets in the next match. Batting first Kedah were all out for 80 runs in just 10 overs. Dhilip Thiyagu wrecked havoc with the ball claiming 6 wickets costing 11 runs while Pavandeep chipped in with 2 wickets for 19 runs.

In reply KL took 15.1 overs to score 82 runs for the lost of 7 wickets mainly to Ahmad Badrul who took 3 wickets for 22 and Muhammad Ikhmal who captured 2 wickets for 3 runs. Karthikayen top scored with 22 runs for KL.

KL then marched in the final rounds joining Penang, Selangor, Pahang and Sabah.

In the first match against Selangor, KL amassed a total of 220 runs for 6 wickets in 40 overs at the Kinrara Oval. Azwar Tajri (47), Niroshan de Silva (39) , Thejas Rajah (31), Izat Mustafa (21), and Nik Nazran (21) were among the tiop scoring machines. Selangor's Batumalai took 3 wickets for 31 runs.

Selangor reached 153 for 8 wickets in 40 overs with Amirul Iman slashing an unbeaten 89 runs. KL's Azwar Tajri 3 wicket for 28 and Niroshan De Silva 2 wickets for 11 were among the KL bowling heroes as KL won by 67 runs.

In the next match against Pahang at the Bayuemas Oval, Pahang batting first faltered to 87 runs all out in 27.3 overs. Nor Azizul top scored with 22 runs and Sued Abdullah Khaired remained unbeaten on 16 runs. KL's Dhilip Thivagu 3 for 20, Pavandeep Singh 2 for 11, Niroshan de Silva 2 for 16, and Azwar Tajri 2

for 19,were among the wicket-takers.

KL replied with 85 runs for 1 wicket to win the match by 9 wickets. Thejas Rajah and Virandeep Singh hit an unbeaten 32 and 18 runs respectively.

At the next match against Sabah at the Kinrara Oval, KL batted first on winning the toss reached 278 run all out in 39.5 overs. Thejas Rajah (53), Nik Nazran (49), Niroshan de Silva (48), Virandeep Singh (40) and Nalin de Silva (25 n.o.) batted reasonably well. Sabah's Mohd Saiful Ali (4 for 27), Mohd. Shah Reza (2 for 53) andGhul Zhar (2 for 59 ) were the main wicket-takers. Sabah collapsed to 70 all out as KL's bowling attack from Azwar 3 for 6, Kharthikeyan 3 for15, Niroshan de Silva 2 for 8 and Pavandeep Singh 2 for 11 made hay while the sun shone to enable KL to win convincingly by 208 runs.

In the final match, KL again defeated Penang by 6 wickets to clinch the elusive title at the Kinrara Oval.

Penang won the toss and chose to bat first. Their batsmen reached 127 for 5 wickets in 40 overs with Harvitheran Kumar remaining on unbeaten 54 and Shaunvinder Singh chipping in with 15 runs. KL's Dhilip Thiyagu took 3 wickets costing 28 runs.

KL replied with 128 for 4 wickets in 26.3 overs. Azwar, with an unbeaten49 runs, and Virandeep Singh (24) top scored for KL. Penang's Deevash Roshan took 2 wickets for 25 runs.

Having winning all the matches, the KL Under-15 cricket team has indeed come a long way to win the overall title for the second year running. "Congratulations City Boys! You Have Done It Again".

THE 14th Malaysia (SUKMA) Games 2011

Kuala Lumpur Wins Silver Medal


KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur SUKMA Cricket Team defied all odds to march into the semi-finals and subsequently qualified for the finals in a see-saw cum nail biting preliminary rounds at the 14th Malaysia Games (SUKMA) in Kuala Lumpur in June 2011.

In the preliminary rounds, KL first beat Kedah at the Selangor Turf Club (STC) Ground by 75 runs. Batting first KL piled up a total of 153 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Zachary Eric Shanmugam hit 42 runs while Muhammad Faruq Hakimin chipped in with 26 runs. In reply Kedah could only manage to score 83 runs for 7 wickets at the end of their allotted 20 vers. Azwa Ahmad Tajri took 2 wickets for 14 runs while Zachary was named the man of the match.

KL then lost to Selangor by 13 runs the following day at the STC Ground. Batting first Selangor scored 130 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs. Mohammad Faruq Hakimin and Niroshan de Silve took 2 wickets each costing 17 and 21 runs respectively. In reply KL reached 117 runs for 9 wickets with only Zachary again top scoring for 43 runs and Faizshal Niaz-Lyn Rosmanizam chipping in with a breezy 38 runs in even time.

In the third match, KL regained its composure to beat Perak by 51 runs at the Kinrara Oval. Batting first KL scored 145 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. Fadzrin Kate Lee hit an unbeaten 48 runs with Mohad Nazril Abdul Rahman a hard-hitting 45 runs. In reply Perak faltered to 94 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs with Niroshan de Silva and Mohd Shahrulnizam Mohd Yusof both taking 2 wickets each costing 13 and 21 runs respectively.

In the final match of the preliminary round, KL thrashed Penang by 67 runs to book a place in the semi-finals. KL batted first to total 145 runs for 4 wickets. Faizshal Niaz-Lyn Rosmanizam hit 36 runs with Azwa Ahmad Tajri contributing 31 runs. In reply Penang collapsed to 78 runs all out in 18.6 overs. KL's skipper Mohd Shahrulnizam Mohd Yusof captured five scalps for only five runs en-route to be chosen as the man of the match.

In the first semi-finals, Kelantan batted first and scored 126 runs for 8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Mohamad Faruq Hakimin, Azwa Ahmad Tajri and Mohd Shahrulnizam Mohd Yusof all took 2 wickets-a-piece costing 19, 25 and 32 runs respectively. In reply KL were all out for 126 runs ending the match with a tie. Mohd Nazril Abdul Rahman (36), Mohd Shahrulnizam (17) and Azwa Ahmad Tajri (13) were KL's main run-getter. In order to choose the team for the finals, both teams had to play a one over per side eliminator (OOPSE) and KL came out victors by two runs. KL's Mohd Nazril Abdul Rahman was named man of the match for his hurricane innings.

In the final match against favourites Negri Sembilan (NS), KL fought very hard and had to settle for the silver medal after losing the match by 26 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis Method after rain intervened towards to end of the match.

KL batting first scored 113 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Zachary Eric Shanmugam who was later named the Most Promising Player of the Series, top scored with 47 runs with Mohd Nazrl Abdul Rahman chipping in with 34 runs. As the rain clouds began gathering in the sky, Negeri Sembilan went for quick runs to reach 94 runs for 3 wickets in 13 overs before the sky opened up with heavy drizzle followed by thunder, lightning and heavy rain. NS's skipper Mohd Shafiz Mohd Sharif (43 not out) and Nik Azril Arifn (30) top scored for NS while KL's Mohd Nazril Abdul Rahman took 2 wickets for 38 runs.

Both umpires, Sri Murigak Madhavan and Khoo Chai Huat awarded the match to NS based on a better run rate, the Duckworth-Lewis Method as the field became wet and time for the match being reached.

The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) President Tan Sri Tunku Imran ibni Almahum Tuanku Jaffar presented the medals and special prizes to all the winners.

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