The captain of the Hebou PNG Barramundis has played three matches in the tournament rubbing shoulders with players from all over the world including Misbah-ul-Haq, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Johan Botha and Dwayne Smith.
In his first match against the Hung Hom JD Jaguars, Vala took 1/15 with the ball and was run out for a duck at his turn at bat.
Against City Kaitak, Vala made nine runs and took a wicket plus a catch in his side’s six wicket loss.
His third match on Friday was his best performance so far taking 2/18 to help the Gladiators to an eight wicket win over Hong Kong Island United.
“I am really happy with this experience. I didn’t get a chance to bat with Kumar (Sangakkara), who put on a master class knock to take us home. I was next in but I was not complaining watching one of the cricketing greats in action,” said Vala.