Orient Bostic missed out on a ton when he scored 95 against Jinnah. (Photo by Zaheer Saffie)

Imperial vs Jinnah
On Saturday July 17th at Marine Park, Imperial VS Jinnah. Jinnah 196 for 7 from 35 overs, Juwad Afridi 87, bowling for Imperial, Andy Douglas 2 wickets for 28 runs from 7 overs. Imperial 199 for 8 in 33 overs, Orient Bostic 95, and Devane Warner 33 not out, bowling for Jinnah, Faouk Amasar 4 wickets for 37 runs from 7 overs and Mohammad Asad 2 wickets for 33 runs from 7 overs, Imperial winning by 2 wickets.

Middlesex VS Grenada
On Saturday July 17 at Marine Park A, Middlesex VS Grenada, Middlesex winning the toss and took first strike, Middlesex found themselves in deep trouble losing 5 wickets for 53 runs, it was skipper Mark Audain topped score with a patient and well played 35, Patrick Atkinson with a classy 28 at the top of the order, Rod Michael played responsible for 27 and Chandrapaul Roopnarine with a gutsy 27 not out, Middlesex was dismissed for 176 runs from 37 overs. Bowling for Grenada Daniel Alexander 3 wickets for 24 runs from 6 overs, and Kelly Payne 3 wickets for 40 runs from 8 overs. Grenada found themselves in deep trouble losing 4 wickets 54 runs, but it was an unbeaten stand of 124 runs between Captain Gregory Anthony 71 not out and Clarence Peters 46 not out took Grenada to victory. Middlesex bowling attack was handicapped by the absent of their main strike bowler Adam Sanford, fast bowler Dominica Audain, and by a hamstring injury to Captain Mark Audain who was unable to bowled. Bowling for Middlesex, young off spinner Daren Denis 2 wickets for 34 runs for 7 overs, Grenada winning by 6 wickets.

Andre Mc Carthy pose with Syed (left) and Mark Audain (right) after collecting gifts.

Queensbury VS Diplomats
On Saturday July 17 at Marine Park B, Queensbury VS Diplomats, Diplomats 218 all out, A.Hinds 54, T.Mckenzie 53, K.Charles 24 and Romeno Deane 21, bowling for Queensbury, Iva Martin 2 wickets for 42 runs from 4.1 overs and Gregory Blair 2 wickets for 50 runs from 5 overs. Queensbury 208 all out from 30.2 overs, the large crowd was treated with a magnificent innings by former West Indies under 19 player Andre Mc Carthy who scored 166 runs, he stroke the ball to all parts of the field, his placement was spectacular, he drove, cut, flick, sweep, you name a shot, he played it, his inning was consisted off 22 fours and 2 sixes. Bowling for Diplomats, swing bowler Francis Mendonca picked up his 2nd seven wicket haul for the season, with 7 wickets for 30 runs 7 overs, and K.Charles with 2 wickets for 35 from overs. Diplomats winning by 10 runs.

Challengers VS Cavaliers
On Sunday July 18th  at Marine Park, Challengers VS Cavaliers. Challengers 201 for 9 from 35 overs, Mohammad Shafique 56, Burham 34, and Tamoor 25 not out, bowling for Cavaliers, Ezekiel Sports Williams 4 wickets for 22 runs from 7 overs, Cassius Burton 1 wicket for 33 runs from 6 overs, and Cameron Cuffy 1 wicket for 47 runs from 5 overs. Cavaliers 197 for 7 in 35 overs, Albert Texeira 69 and Orlando Mofford 41, bowling for Challengers, J. Shah 4 wickets for 22 runs from 4 overs, and Fahad Mughal 2 wickets for 47 runs from 6 overs. Challengers winning by 4 runs.

Francis Mendonca of Diplomats bagged his second 7 wickets haul, taking 7 for 30 against Queensbury. (Photo by Shiek Mohamed)

Middlesex VS Queensbury
On Sunday July 18 at Seaview Ave, Middlesex VS Queensbury, Queensbury won the toss and ask Middlesex to take first strike, Middlesex 269 for 9 from 40 overs, Jacob Emmanuel topped score with a typical aggressive 70, he shard the opening stand with Joseph Ledwridge who made a well played 65, and Captain Mark Audain with a responsible 29 were the only batsmen to make a good contribution. Bowling for Queensbury, Bruno Henry 3 wickets for 44 runs from 7 overs, Kiran Cuffy 2 wickets for 38 from 8 overs and Abdul Syed 2 wickets for 36 runs from 5 overs. Queensbury 266 for 9 from 40 overs, the large crowd was treated to a Master Class Innings by former West Indies youth player Andre Mc McCarthy, he made 194 Not Out, he stroked the ball gracefully to all parts of the field, and when he decide to over the top, the ball went sailing out of the park. Earlier in his inning, he was tested by some short pitch deliveries from young fire brand Dominic Audain. He went on to hit 13 fours, and 9 sixes. It was a one man show by Mc McCarthy, Bruno Henry made 11 and Abdul Syed 10 was the only other Queensbury batsmen to get into double figures, bowling for Middlesex, Captain Mark Audain 2 wickets for 47 runs from 7 overs, young off spinner Daren Denis 2 wickets for 49 runs from 8 overs, three of Queensbury batsmen went by the run out route. Middlesex winning by 3 runs in nail biter. At the end of the match Andre Mc Carthy was presented a Woodworm cricket bat, 2 cricket shirts, 2 pairs of batting gloves, and $100.00 courtesy of Middlesex Captain Mark Audain. Mark Audain stated in the presentation it was the best innings he ever saw at club cricket level and he hope Andre Mc Carthy continue to do well and represent Jamaica and West Indies in the future.