Kuala Lumpur maintains their winning ways when they tasted victory against MAF. In the match played on Thursday, 13th April at the Kinrara Oval, MAF on winning the toss elected to bat. They only managed to put up 149 runs off 45.1 over. Only Suharril Fetri Shuib 46 runs, Rosman Zakaria 21, skipper Anwar Arudin 12 runs and Khairul Iman 10 had double figure scores. Virandeep Singh did the most damage as he took 5 wickets for 19 off 7 overs. Navantha Rathnayake took 2 for 36 off 10 overs.
Though the target seemed achievable, the MAF bowlers made it difficult for Kuala Lumpur. Victory for Kuala Lumpur only came in 45.1 overs as they were 9 wickets down with the score at 143 off 43.1 overs. The last pair had to put up with the pressure to secure the 7 runs needed. The main contributors for Kuala Lumpur were opener Faris Almas Lee 48 runs, Faizal Abu Hassan 24, Syed Aziz Mubarak 23 and Virandeep Singh 15 runs. For the Forces, Haziq Hashim took 3 wickets for 24 off 6 overs while Rashid Ahad also took 3 for 32 and Shukri A. Rahim took 2 for 26 off 10 overs.
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