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Canada, Qatar off to winning starts in Challenge League A
09/17/2019
Canada opened their ICC World Cup Challenge League A campaign with a five-wicket win over Vanuatu in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday while Qatar defeated Singapore by 19 runs in a nail-biting encounter.After Monday's opening match saw Malaysia defeat Denmark by 44 runs, four more teams played their first matches in Group A at the Kinrara Oval and Selangor Turf Club to begin qualification for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India.Canada secured victory with 18 overs to spare after captain Navneet Dhal[...] Read more

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Malaysia bank on experienced duo to stun Denmark in Challenge League opener
09/17/2019
Experienced pair Suharril Fetri Shuib and Norwira Zazmie Halim led a rear-guard fightback as hosts Malaysia claimed the opening day honors of the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League A with a 44-run win over Denmark at the Kinrara Oval on Monday.Malaysia recovered from losing three of their top order without scoring to post 192 for seven wickets thanks to an unbeaten half-century from Suharril, who then took two wickets to help dismiss Denmark for 148 in 42.2 overs.Suharril, whose unbeaten 64[...] Read more

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Malaysia Day marks start of two weeks of Challenge League action
09/16/2019
Malaysia begin the long trek towards qualifying for the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup on Monday, just two months after the end of the 2019 edition at Lord's, when the hosts play Denmark in the newly-structured ICC World Cup Challenge League. The World Cup Challenge League is qualification pathway to the next World Cup in India, replacing the World Cricket League, with all matches having List A status. It is split into two groups and only the top team in each group advance to a play-off to[...] Read more

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Qatar Deny Malaysia Consolation Win
07/29/2019
Malaysia finished bottom of the standings at the Asian Regional Finals qualifying tournament for next year’s ICC T20 World Cup after a four-wicket defeat to Qatar at the Singapore Indian Association ground on Saturday.With neither side in the running for the sole berth to the next qualifying stage, Qatar rallied after a promising start by Malaysia to secure their second win of the tournament with two balls to spare and third place.Malaysia, the lowest-ranked team in the tournament at 35th[...] Read more

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Singapore Crush Malaysia's T20 World Cup Hopes
07/29/2019
Singapore romped to an eight-wicket win to end Malaysia’s ambition of advancing to the next stage of the ICC T20 World Cup qualifying after falling to their second defeat at the Asian Regional Finals in Singapore on Friday.Malaysia collapsed to 92 all out with eight balls remaining before Singapore surpassed the target to finish on 96-2 in just 13.2 overs at the Indian Association ground and remain unbeaten after three matches.With five points to top the standings, Sngapore enter their fi[...] Read more

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World T20 Qualifying Race Thrown Wide Open As Nepal Beat Malaysia
07/29/2019
Malaysia remain in the thick of the action at the Asian Regional Finals qualifying tournament for the ICC T20 World Cup despite suffering a seven-wicket defeat to Nepal in Singapore on Wednesday.Following the surprise defeat of tournament favourites Nepal by four wickets to Qatar on Tuesday, the competition for the sole ticket to the Global Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates is wide open.At the halfway stage of the competition, Singapore lead the standings with three points after beating Qat[...] Read more

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Syed Aziz Star With Bat And Ball As Malaysia Down Kuwait
07/29/2019
Malaysia made a fine start towards securing a spot in the next qualifying stage for the 2020 Twenty20 World Cup after beating Kuwait by 42 runs at the Asian Regional Finals in Singapore on Monday.Syahadat Ramli paved the way to victory with a three-wicket haul as Kuwait were dismissed for 120 runs in 18 overs after Malaysia reached 162 in 20 overs as Syed Aziz Syed Mubarak starred with both bat and ball.Syed Aziz was rewarded with the man-of-the-match award after scoring 34 runs and picking up [...] Read more

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FAIZ CONFIDENT OF GOOD SHOWING BY MALAYSIA AT T20 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS
07/29/2019
 Malaysia begin the ICC Twenty20 World Cup Asian Regional Finals on July 22 in Singapore as the lowest ranked team but have put the other four teams in the qualifying tournament on notice.Two encouraging performances against Nepal, the highest-ranked non-Test team at 11th in the ICC’s Twenty20 rankings, in a Twenty20 International (T20I) bilateral series at the Kinrara Oval last week have given World No 35 Malaysia reason to be confident going into the second stage of the qualifiers.[...] Read more

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Great starts for Pahang, NS in 5th MCA MOE Teachers Cup 2018
07/22/2019
The fifth edition MCA MOE Teachers Cup was off to a fine start on Saturday with victories for Pahang and Negeri Sembilan at the Kinrara Oval.Five teams – Johor, Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang and Selangor competed in the tournament’s main event, the Super League.Pahang opened their campaign with a six-run win over Selangor while Negeri Sembilan romped to a 77-run victory against Johor.Using modified cricket rules, Pahang had two 40-plus partnerships in posting 144 runs while a final[...] Read more

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Negeri Sembilan recaptures Teachers Cup for a record fourth time
07/22/2019
Kinrara Oval, December 18, 2018Educators walked the talk as they took centre-stage at the MCA MOE Teachers Cup as Negeri Sembilan emerged champions for a record-extending fourth time at the Kinrara Oval on Tuesday.Negeri Sembilan, who won the first three editions of the tournament, finished top of the top-tier Super League standings after going unbeaten in four round-robin matches to collect seven points.Kedah ended runners-up with four points, followed by Selangor and Pahang on three poin[...] Read more

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5th MCA MOE Teachers Cup 2018 Photo Gallery
07/22/2019
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Milo/MSSM/MCA U12 Interzone Competition 2018 Winners
07/22/2019
The MILO/MSSM/MCA U12 Interzone Competition 2018 was held from the 18th to 22nd December where a total of 46 players U12 spent 5 days at Kinrara Oval. Day 1 saw the boys training and divided into 3 zones, Central Zone team, East Zone team and the South Zone team. Day 2 and 3 ended with Central Zone vs East Zone for the final match. Here is the list of winners:- Man of the Match Match 1East Zone vs South ZoneEast Zone won by 77 runsAizuddin Hakim Norhisam (East Zone) 20 runs [...] Read more

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NATIONAL PLAYERS SYAHADAT, ASBY GET RMAF NOD FOR AUSTRALIAN MILITARY PROGRAMME
07/22/2019
National player Syahadat Ramli (4th from left) and Asby (2nd from right) at the airport with family members. Seen here are Colonel Nor Azman Ismail and Colonel Gerard (rtd) (3rd and 4th from left) who came to support the lucky players.National players Syahadat Ramli and Ahmad Asby Tan Aris left for Australia on Sunday for a four-month training attachment with Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) duo were selected for the physical training instructor ([...] Read more

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FRCC retains All Stars title as Royal Strikers take Master Blaster crown
07/22/2019
FRCC rejoice after winning the All Star Category of the Malaysian Cricket T20 Corporate League 2018.FR Cricket Club (FRCC) retained the 2018 MCA T20 Corporate Championship All Star title with a 20-run win over Jenan Cowboys in an entertaining final at the Kinrara Oval on Saturday.Jenan Cowboys, led here by Ahmad Faiz Noor, conceded defeat and became runner up in the All Star category of the Malaysian Cricket T20 Corporate League 2018Earlier, Aadit Shah and Nilesh Pagare each claimed four wicket[...] Read more

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Malaysia?s women seek to climb ICC ladder at Thailand T20 Smash
07/22/2019
11 January: All checked and preparing to board flight to ThailandThe national women’s team will play in the Thailand Women’s Twenty20 Smash tournament in Bangkok this weekend looking to improve their ICC world ranking.The 10-team tournament will also assist national coach Sampath Perera in preparing the side for the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifiers Asia Region in February.Perera said the national players have shown much improvement in training over the last two months wit[...] Read more

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Malaysia?s Under-19 players show fine form on India tour
07/22/2019
The national Under-19 squad have gained valuable practice and experience after playing five matches on a tour of India.Malaysia faced one of the eventual semi-finalists in the group stage of the 32nd Rajiv Gandhi Under-19 Twenty20 Championship in Hyderabad, Telangana before posting a morale-boosting win over Andhra Pradesh.Tamil Nadu, who lost to Rajasthan in the semi-finals, proved too strong for the national players in their opening match on January 16 as they chased a target of 74 runs for t[...] Read more

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Malaysia to mix it with the best for Under-19 World Cup qualifying slot
07/22/2019
Malaysia to mix it with the best for Under-19 World Cup qualifying slotMalaysia will meet the United Arab Emirates in the opening match of the ICC Under-19 World Cup Asia Division 1 qualifiers at the Kinrara Oval on April 12.In the fixtures released by the International Cricket Council for the six-team tournament, Malaysia will also face Oman (Apr 13), Nepal (Apr 15), Kuwait (Apr 16) and Singapore (Apr 18).The winners of this round-robin tournament will claim the single qualifying berth to the [...] Read more

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Malaysia?s Mas Elysa breaks T20i world record
07/22/2019
Mas Elysa Yasmin Zulkfli (17) set a world record with her performance of 6 wickets for 3 runs. Mas Elysa Yasmin Zulkifli set a world record in Twenty20 Cricket after claiming six wickets for three runs in Malaysia’s 6-wicket win over China at the Thailand Women’s T20 SMASH tournament in Bangkok on Wednesday.The 17 year old Mas Elysa’s achievement eclipsed the previous overall best bowling figures in any T20 match, in all T20 International matches as well as setting a new [...] Read more

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MCA holds Level 1 course in Penang to groom entry-level coaches
07/22/2019
MCA holds Level 1 course in Penang to groom entry-level coachesThe Malaysian Cricket Association (MCA) is currently holding a three-day cricket course at SK Stowell, Bukit Mertajam to expand the pool of Level 1 coaches.MCA is jointly organising the course with the Ministry of Education, Penang State Education Department, Penang Cricket Association and Malaysian Integrated Business College.S. Dinesh Muthuraman, MCA Chief Operating Officer, said the association is committed towards developing gra[...] Read more

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Mas Elysa hopes for major boost to Malaysian cricket with her world record feat
07/22/2019
World record holder Mas Elysa Yasmin Zulkifli returned home with her national teammates in the dead of the night on Sunday, short of the fanfare one would have received had she been from a Test cricket playing country.But the 17-year-old cricketer is hopeful the profile of the sport in Malaysia will skyrocket following her record breaking performance in Bangkok last week.Proud family of Mas Elysa (17 years old) a world record holder – Best bowling in an innings, after taking 6 wickets for[...] Read more