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The MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 is scheduled to start on November 18 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Organised by the Malaysian Cricket Association (MCA), the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 will see four teams compete in a total of 26 matches.

Central Smashers, Northern Strikers, Southern Hitters and Western Warriors are the four teams that will participate in the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023.

As per the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 schedule, each team will play the other sides four times. Each team will play a total of 12 games in the league phase, meaning they will clash against the rest of the competing times four times each.  

The third and fourth-placed sides in the standings after all the league matches will face each other in the third-place playoff on December 16,

The top two teams in the standings will clash in the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 to be hosted on December 17.

Kuala Lumpur’s Selangor Turf Club and YSD-UKM Cricket Oval in Bangi are the two venues that will host the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 matches.

Earlier in February, Southern Hitters and Northern Strikers took part in the Malaysian Cricket Association T20 Super Series. 

While the Hitters were knocked out in the Eliminator, Strikers lost to Thunderstorm Outlanders by two wickets in the final.

Where to watch the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 live in India?

Live streaming of the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 will be available on the FanCode app and website in India.

There will be no live telecast of the MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 on any TV channel in India.

MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 schedule and live match start times

All match timings are in India Standard Time (IST)

Saturday, November 18

Southern Hitters vs Western Warriors - 7:00 AM

Northern Strikers vs Central Smashers - 7:00 AM

Sunday, November 19

Western Warriors vs Northern Strikers - 7:00 AM

Central Smashers vs Southern Hitters - 7:00 AM

Tuesday, November 21

Central Smashers vs Western Warriors - 7:00 AM

Thursday, November 23

Southern Hitters vs Northern Strikers - 7:00 AM

Saturday, November 25

Western Warriors vs Northern Strikers - 7:00 AM

Central Smashers vs Southern Hitters - 7:00 AM

Sunday, November 26

Southern Hitters vs Western Warriors - 7:00 AM

Northern Strikers vs Central Smashers - 7:00 AM

Tuesday, November 28

Western Warriors vs Central Smashers - 7:00 AM

Thursday, November 30

Northern Strikers vs Southern Hitters - 7:00 AM

Saturday, December 2

Southern Hitters vs Western Warriors - 7:00 AM

Northern Strikers vs Central Smashers - 7:00 AM

Sunday, December 3

Western Warriors vs Northern Strikers - 7:00 AM

Central Smashers vs Southern Hitters - 7:00 AM

Tuesday, December 5

Central Smashers vs Western Warriors - 7:00 AM

Thursday, December 7

Southern Hitters vs Northern Strikers - 7:00 AM

Saturday, December 9

Western Warriors vs Northern Strikers - 7:00 AM

Central Smashers vs Southern Hitters - 7:00 AM

Sunday, December 10

Southern Hitters vs Western Warriors - 7:00 AM

Northern Strikers vs Central Smashers - 7:00 AM

Tuesday, December 12

Western Warriors vs Central Smashers - 7:00 AM

Thursday, December 14

Northern Strikers vs Southern Hitters - 7:00 AM

Saturday, December 16

Third-place playoff - 7:00 AM

Sunday, December 17

MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 final - 7:00 AM

MCA 50 Overs Championship 2023 teams and squads

Central Smashers: Ahmad Faiz (captain), Hasnain Ahmed, Kishan Kumar Ananthan, Muhamad Syahadat, Muhamad Arsalan, Adeshlie Alias, Aidan Michael, Ajeb Khan, Khizar Hayat, Muhammad Ashraf Azmi, Muhammad Asyraf Azmi, Muhammad Gulraiz, Muhammad Irfan Ashri, Norman Haiqal Norhasri, Ammar Uzair Fakri (wicket-keeper), Wan Muhammad (wicket-keeper), Abdul Rashid, Anwar Rahman, Haiqal Khair, Muhammad Luqman, Muhammad Wafiq

Northern Strikers: Vijay Unni (captain), Arief Yusof, Kenny Yang Cheng, Nazmus Sakib, Sanjhey Subanantha, Wan Syahmi Danial, Ahmad Akmal, Arif Ullah, Haziq Haiqal Idris, Naveed Ahmad, Sharvin Munandy, Virandeep Singh, Faris Iskandar (wicket-keeper), Hairil Harisan (wicket-keeper), Areean Zaharin, Kenneth Yang Sheng, Shivnarin Rajaratnam

Southern Hitters: Syed Aziz (captain/wicket-keeper), Abdul Rehman, Ahmad Arif Salman, Aslam Khan, Amir Khan, Aqeel Wahid, Ariff Jamaludeen, Bilal Ahmed, Mohamad Fathul Fatri, Muhammad Aalif, Muhammad Rifqi Iman Khamis, Sachinu Hettige, Ammar Zuhdi Hazalan (wicket-keeper), Ibrahim Zahid (wicket-keeper), Syed Aziz, Syed Rehmatullah (wicket-keeper), Devin Sehar, Dhivendran Mogan, Fitri Sham, Raham Khan Malik, Rizwan Haider

Western Warriors: Muhammad Amir Azim (captain), Aqib Javed, Hassan Masood, Imad Khan, Muhammad Asyqal Zakari, Zubaidi Zulkifle, Arslan Shabir, Firdaus Asri, Jinendra Muraly, Lokman Nur Hakim, Muhammad Akram Malek, Muhammad Muqri Jafri, Ainool Hafizs, Ahmad Asby, Mohammad Afiq, Muhammad Khairullah, Syazrul Ezat, Zulamry Bin Mohdin

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