This post is brought to you in part by The Sticky Wicket.

Cricket lovers rejoice: Malaysia’s first dedicated cricket bar and gastro-pub is ready to play. The Sticky Wicket, which opened its doors in upmarket Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur, has set the goal of becoming the home of all cricket lovers in Malaysia.

Here are a few things that might help it achieve its goal:

1. Cricket legend Aravinda de Silva came to the opening

Aravinda ‘Mad Max’ de Silva, considered by many as one of the finest batsmen of his generation, helped Sri Lanka to win the 1996 Cricket World Cup and brought them into the top levels of international cricket.  To date, de Silva is the only player to make a century and take three or more wickets in a World Cup final.

At the opening event, De Silva signed and presented The Sticky Wicket management with one of his old bats.

2. It has some amazing cricket memorabilia

De Silva’s bat has been added to an already-heaving collection of cricket memorabilia at The Sticky Wicket, including original signed and limited edition items from Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh, plus signatures of recent World Cup teams from India, Sri Lanka and Australia.

Brian Lara also attended a charity dinner for his Pearl and Bunty Lara Foundation held at Sticky Wicket in 2016. The bar management are aiming to bring in more personalities in future, to allow local fans to have a chance to meet with some of the great players of yesteryear.

3. It’s the place to be for all sport, not just cricket

Despite being predominantly a cricket bar, The Sticky Wicket will also show the EPL football, rugby, tennis, UFC and other sports on its numerous high-definition televisions. This is in addition to its ambitious intention to show all cricket matches played around the world at its location.

4. The food is quintessential pub grub

Nearly everything on the menu is a cricket pun or a reference to the star that inspired the dish. So you can enjoy some ‘Quick Singles’ (starters) of Sachin’s Garlic Prawns, Crab Waugh of soft shell crab with curry leaves, or Bails lamb sausage rolls to begin your meal.

Then follow it with a Ponting’s Chicken Pot Pie, made with green curry paste, or Springbok Boerewers, which includes chunky pure meat sausage served with spicy curry sauce.

5. The drinks are innovative and cricket-themed


As to be expected, the cocktail list is an homage to the game, with each drink dedicated to a particular personality. All cocktails are priced between RM35 and RM49 and include:

  • the Dickie Bird, with Chase gin, Campari, Yorkshire tea syrup, fresh apple and lemon juice;
  • the Rawalpindi Express (for Shoaib Akhtar), with Stolichnaya, Pedro Ximenez, chai tea syrup and a shot of espresso;
  • Demolition Man (for Adam Gilchrist), comprising a shot of Cimarron tequila and a shot of Hijau;
  • Bad Attitude (for Chris Cairns), with Luxardo Maraschino, Sauvigon Blanc, Regans’ orange bitters and Chandon Brut;
  • The Smiling Assassin (for Muttiah Muralitharan), with Plantation 3 star, Joseph Cartron Cocody Coconut, Crème de Cacao and ginger ale, served in a coconut shell.
  • the Beefy (Ian Botham), with Beefeater gun, Tayler’s port, Cambell’s tomato juice seasoned with balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and Bovril served in a Cambell soup can.

6. There’s a Pub Quiz, plus a Ladies’ Night and Happy Hours

Hosted by one of the most famous Quiz Masters in KL, Sri Ram, The Sticky Wicket pub quiz starts at 8.30pm every Tuesday. The prizes include a bottle for the winning team and a round of drinks for the runners up. It’s also good news for the ladies as they get discounted drinks on Wednesday nights and everyone gets cheaper booze through the day on Sunday, plus during Monday to Saturday, between 4pm and 7.30pm.

For more information

If you fancy watching the next big cricket game with some traditional English food and a tasty cocktails, pop into The Sticky Wicket at Jalan Medan Setia 2, Plaza Damansara, Damansara Heights, KL.

You can follow The Sticky Wicket for all things cricket on Facebook at, Instagram @TheStickyWicketKL or visit the website, For reservations call +03-20115378.

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91 Comments Leave a comment

  1. Romy Hernawan April 14, 2017 Subscriber

    Ragesh Nair

  2. Sivanoli Thavasothy April 13, 2017 Subscriber

    Keshav Sharma

    • Keshav Sharma April 13, 2017 Subscriber

      Near to my place.Will check it out when I go to malaysia next.

  3. Ritika Sharma April 13, 2017 Subscriber

    Ajesh Naillikkal – About time !!! Chalo…. 😉

  4. Shaleny Doraysamy April 12, 2017 Subscriber

    Mahesan Param Devendiran Param

  5. Panir Shanmugam April 11, 2017 Subscriber

    Congrats! Any Johoreans out there who played for EC, Johor Baharu in 1964 – 1969 out there? Wish could meet up here.

  6. Sarah Panirs April 10, 2017 Subscriber

    Panir Shanmugam..

  7. Darren Tang April 10, 2017 Subscriber

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  8. Patvinder Randhawa April 7, 2017 Subscriber

    Harminder Singh…ur kinda place

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    Russell Raja Dass when bro

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    Tim Fischer??

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  20. Savira Sharma April 3, 2017 Subscriber

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  21. Ravin Rampal April 3, 2017 Subscriber

    Vivek Sharma.. ur uncle ?

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    Ball Bell Boll

  23. Thayalan Thuraisingam April 2, 2017 Subscriber

    Jashan Gunaselan Kartik Somasundaram a place to visit…

  24. Andrew Chelliah April 2, 2017 Subscriber

    Festus Sachin next time you come to Malaysia

  25. John Lawrence April 2, 2017 Subscriber

    James Peters

    • James Peters April 2, 2017 Subscriber

      I bet that’s not the only Sticky Wicket you’ve seen there ????

    • John Lawrence April 2, 2017 Subscriber

      KL is your sort of place pal. When u coming over so we can drink at this fine establishment

    • James Peters April 2, 2017 Subscriber

      I wish I could say it’ll be soon!

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    Guna Seelan we should go buddy…

  32. Irfan Ahmed Baloch March 31, 2017 Subscriber

    Saqib Mirza lets go

  33. Muna Tamimi March 31, 2017 Subscriber

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  35. Sylvester Benedict March 29, 2017 Subscriber

    Shivaan Ananthasivam you may like this

    • Shivaan Ananthasivam March 30, 2017 Subscriber

      I know bro. Played alongside the legend when he was down launching another project. Me mates go there regularly but sadly I haven’t so far.

    • Sylvester Benedict March 30, 2017 Subscriber

      Let’s go when sunrisers play ipl :p

  36. Krisshan Babu March 28, 2017 Subscriber

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  38. Vasantha Kumaran March 27, 2017 Subscriber

    Rohan S. Shanmuganathan and Kuhan S we should go here sometime soon. Rohan S. Shanmuganathan Kuhan S

    • Sharm Ragunathan March 27, 2017 Subscriber

      Woohoo close to home wei????????????????

    • Kuhan S March 27, 2017 Subscriber

      Yeah we Shud ….. When?

    • Vasantha Kumaran March 27, 2017 Subscriber

      Soon Kuhan S. Any major test or one days coming up and played during local time zone over a weekend? It would be good to catch a one day or test game at this appropriate venue.

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  47. Selva Thurai March 23, 2017 Subscriber

    Love you

  48. Edna Safawi-Lawrence March 22, 2017 Subscriber

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  49. Viknesh Thiagarajah March 21, 2017 Subscriber

    Mike Herrmann..time to catch up on those wickets!

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  52. Diane Crombie March 21, 2017 Subscriber

    Dean we should have lunch here one Sunday

  53. Jivani Jeyasingam March 20, 2017 Subscriber

    Navin Kumar can take your dad!

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    Dushyan Vaithiyanathan – we have to go someday!!

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    • Ben Prentice March 16, 2017 Subscriber

      Haha yeah I saw. Let’s check it out sometime hey!?

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