The 4th Annual Corporate T20 Championship organized by Malaysian Cricket has come to a halt. The Championship commenced on 12th February this year and played the last match on 30th November 2017.
We received participation from a total of 37 teams which includes companies and clubs had them divided into three leagues: Corporate Star, Master Blaster and All Stars – with one winner from each. Teams from Master Blaster and All Stars were further divided into 2 groups each. The four top teams from each group then fought in the quarter- finals to gain a place in the semi finals and two went on to the finals in these two categories. For the Corporate category, four top teams qualify for the semi finals and 2 than to the final.
Corporate Star was won by TSYSTEMS SDN BHD by 5 wickets when they went against DHL INFORMATION SERVICES. The best performing batsman from the league was Syed Nizamuddin from TSYSTEM SDN BHD, who collected a total of 249 runs. Best bowler was Sabhani Saheb Shaik from XCHANGING MALAYSIA XI who took out 12 batsmen in 5 matches. The man of the tournament went to Manikandaprabu from STANDARD CHARTERED GBSwith 107 runs and 7 wickets in just 6 matches.
MUGWALLA CRICKET CLUB emerged as winners for the Master Blaster category – defeating NELLANG CRICKET CLUB by 8 wickets. The best batsman was won by Shahid from INDIAN CRICKET CLUB with 364 runs. The best bowler was awarded to Nesar Ahmed Mohiuddin, also from INDIAN CRICKET CLUB with 19 wickets in just 9 matches. Man of the tournament was won by a member of the winning team – Syed Lubaab Rahman with 243 runs and 10 wickets from just 8 matches.
For the All Stars category, KL STARS defeated LANKA LIONS by 8 wickets when they met for the finals. The best batsman of the league was Muhammad Gul Raiz from UFC, having collected 381 runs. The best bowler was won by Santosh Gosavi of KL STARS after taking 18 wickets in 7 matches. Malik Timoor from YOUNG STAR bagged the man of the tournament with 181 runs and 12 wickets in just 7 matches.
Malaysian Cricket Association would like to express our appreciation to all participated teams. You have been a big contribution to promoting the sport in the country and boosting our efforts in developing the games as well. We hope to see all teams for the next Corporate T20 Championship!
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