Fifth place Malaysia will take on bottom position Vanuatu at Kuala Lumpur as both teams look to climb up the ladder in Group A of the CWC Challenge League.
Date- Wednesday, September 25
Time- 7:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Team News:
Malaysia is second to last in the group table with two points and a negative net run rate as well.
Out of the four games that they've played, Malaysia has won just the one so far.
Malaysia started off the campaign with a win against Denmark, but it was soon followed up with defeats to Canada, Qatar, and Singapore.
Suharril Fetri has been the top performer for Malaysia with his all-round abilities
Fetri scored a valuable 64 in the match versus Malaysia and later went on to pick a couple of wickets as well.
Though he hasn't been able to perform as such ever since Fetri still manages to get starts.
Opening batsman, Virandeep Singh scored a good knock of 23 against Singapore before he was run out.
D Mogan has looked impressive with the ball for Malaysia with a knack of taking wickets.
Malaysia Squad- Ahmad Faiz Noor (C), Muhamad Ramli, Syed Mubarak, Abdul Rashid Ahad, Mohd Rahman, Mohamad Zazmie Abdul Halim, Aminuddin Ramly, Muhammad Anwar Rahman, Muhammad Khair, Dhivendran Mogan, Mohd Fetri Shuib, Mohd Mohd Sharif, Pavandeep Jagjit Singh, Virandeep Singh.
Vanuatu Team News:
Vanuatu hasn't tasted success yet in the three matches they've featured in the CWC Challenge League.
Defats to Canada, Denmark, and Singapore has placed them at the bottom of the pool.
In their last game against Singapore, Vanuatu did display some character as N Nipiko's knock of 77 and R Tari's 35 were the highlights of their innings.
More than the batting, it's the bowling attack of Vanuatu which has looked convincing.
PK Matautaava has led the attack exceptionally well as he's picked seven wickets in three games for his side,
He's been supported by S.Obed and Nalisa who have also scalped four wickets apiece.
Vanuatu Squad- Andrew Mansale (C); Patrick Matautaava; Jamal Vira; Jelany Chilia; Apo Stephen; Nalin Nipiko; Kalo Shem; Williamsing Nalisa; Josh Rasu; Wesly Viraliliu; Clement Tommy; Ronald Tari; Shane Deitz; Simpson Obed; Trevor Langa; Callum Blake; Sampson Kalworai; Junior Kaltapau
Malaysia vs Vanuatu | Possible Playing 11
Malaysia- S Sharif, V Singh, A Faiz, S Aziz/Syahadat, N Zazmie, S Fetri, A Ramlu, N Rahman, M Hafiz, A Rahman, P Singh
Vanuatu- J Rasu, C Tommy, P Matautaava, A Mansale, R Tari, NNipiko, J Chilia, S Obed, A Stephen, W Nalisa, S Deitz
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