It was an off day for most of the teams in the Commonwealth Cricket League but some cricket lovers took the field on the holiday weekend.
Castle Hill C.C vs Kingsmen
Kingsmen won the toss and decided to bat first. They made 167 in 29.4 overs.
Bowling for castle hill was superb with V. Mackie bowling 5.4 over for 19 runs and taking3 wickets. (He is on a hat-trick for the next game).
He was followed by S. Ahmed with 6 overs for 15 runs and 2 wickets.
Castle Hill C.C scored 168 in 19.2 overs with a strong batting performance from S. Kumarlall with a flawless 81 runs. B. Khalian the skipper of Castles Hill made score 18 runs in a partnership of 76 with S. Kumarlall.
Elite Vs Punjabi Lions
Elite batted first and were 73 all out
Dennis 4 wickets, Rohit and Razza 2 wickets each.
Punjabi Lions achieved target in 19.3 overs.
11 Stars vs Vipers
Vipers won the toss and made 201/9 in 30 overs.
In reply 11 Stars made 202/8 clinching a win from the last ball.
Sanjiv made 72, Nikka 35 and Pamma 38.
11 Stars won by 2 wickets.
Pasban vs. N.Y Tigers
At Randalls Island. Pasban won by 38 runs.
Pasban won the toss and decided to bat first having only 10 players on their list. Loosing early wickets Pasban were 50 for 5 after 15 overs. Wickets kept falling until Haroon and Sohail showed some resistance. Haroon with a brilliant 39 and Sohail yet again with firing batting scored fast 24 keeping Pasban alive for 130 for 8 after 30 overs. Missing both attack bowlers Pasban still came out strong and put NY Tigers under some serious pressure. Bilal and Hamad with brilliant spells put NY Tigers at back foot. Bilal taking 2 wickets really started things for Pasban. After first change, Mubashar and Naveed took care of rest taking 3 wickets each while Farooq took last 2 wickets in his second over.
NY Tigers were all out for 92 with in 24 overs.
Pakpunjab V/S Mumbai Express
Toss won by Pakpunjab and batted first
Pakpunjab 152 all out 25 overs.
Mumbai Express 153/5 in 24 overs
Mumbai Express won by 5 wickets.
Mumbai Xpress vs Spring Valley Kissena 1
Spring Valley batted first and scored massive 194 runs (Darshan 6-0-29-5; Yash 6-0-39-2)
Mumbai Xpress scored 196 in 29 overs, won by 6 wickets (Puneet 49, Vishrut 34*)
Mumbai Xpress won by 6 wickets
Patel 11 Vs American Chargers
Played at Cunningham Park, Queens N.Y
The top notch thriller ended up with a tie.
Patel 11 won the toss and stacked up 172 in 30 overs. In reply
American chargers lost their Last wicket on 172 with 3 more balls to spare.
Match between Khyber and GS 43
GS 43 273 in 35 overs
Khyber 258 in 33 overs
Khyber lost by 15 runs’
Match on 30th between OC Bullets and NY Pioneers
The match was played on Sunday the 30th at Stables Field.
NY Pioneers won the toss and chose to bat first. They scored a total of 247 at the end of 35 overs at the loss of 7 wickets. Atif from OC Bullets got the first breakthrough when he bowled the opening batsman with a beautiful yorker. Atif, Abbas and Yousaf took two wickets apiece. In return OC Bullets started off bad when one of their opener got bowled on the first ball. This was followed by another wicket right after. Shadere scored a very quick 49 runs that were accompanied by thrilling innings of 94 by Shahid which included many huge sixes and fours. OC Bullets achieved the target with the loss of 5 wickets in less the 28 overs.
OC Bullets won by 5 wickets.
Cavaliers v Sussex
At Lacombe (35 Overs)
Sussex won on better Run Rate
(Game curtailed because Grounds no longer available)
Cavaliers 125 all out in 22 Overs
R. Larrier 26, G. Lashley 14
R. Mitchell 4 for 8, S. Daley 3-34
Sussex 114 for 5 in 15 Overs
W. Gilmore 49, H. Marshall 17, V. Hughes 13*
R. Larrier 4-31
Islanders Vs Statics
Islanderz won the toss and elected to bat first. They scored 152 and were all out in 35th over. Fahad took 4 wickets.
Statics achieved the target in 31st over for the loss of 5 wickets. Shakeel scored 49 runs.
Compiled by Ummad A Saleem