Cricket association meets with Sports Minister over Kinrara Oval

THE Malaysian Cricket Association had their concerns over losing Kinrara Oval heard in a meeting with Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq on Tuesday (Oct 16). 

The association has been seeking help and support to remain at Kinrara Oval, after they were issued a notice to vacate the land by Oct 31 as the lease had expired.

Association president Mahinda Vallipuram said it was good to hear that the ministry was supportive and understanding of their challenges. 

"I feel positive that we will arrive at a solution with all parties to move forward," he said.

Earlier this month, members from several cricket clubs and fans held a protest at Kinrara Oval. 

On Oct 10, the national men's and women's team as well as members of association and its employees gathered at Putrajaya for a rally and to gain an audience with Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamed. 

A brief on the issue was handed over to the Prime Minister's Office. 

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