On 7/2/11 at Marine Park A, Middlesex vs Diplomats, Middlesex won the toss and took first strike.
Middlesex found themselves in early trouble losing opener Mark Audain, brilliantly caught by wicket keeper Selywn Smith for 2 from a Tegana Mckenzie delivery, the score was on 6 runs, then at 9 runs, Joseph Ledwridge loss his middle stump to a Tegana McKenzie yorker.
The talented left hander, Sharaz Baksh joined opener Donwell Hector, Windwards islands batsman. It was a 294 runs third wicket partnership by the two talented prolific stroke players; the Diplomats bowlers had no answers. Donwell Hector played the sheet anchor roll, while Sharaz Baksh tore the attack to all parts of the field, it was a chanceless master class inning, and it was a message to the USA selectors. Sharaz Baksh inning consists of 23 magnificent 4s and 3 towering 6s, he finish with 172 not out, a Middlesex club best.
Donwell Hector hit his 3rd consecutive century of the season, his innings consist of 14 glorious 4s, he finished on 110 not out, and it was a chanceless innings by the talented right hander.
Bowling for Diplomats, the only successful bowler was Tegana McKenzie with 2/57 from 7 overs. Diplomats could only muster a total of 80 for 9 wickets.
Captain Romeno Deane topped scored with 24, Tegana McKenzie 17 not out, and youngster Chris Singh with 10 was the only batsmen to get into double figures.
Captain Dominic Audain produces a hostile spell, bowled with an impeccable line and length to finished with 4/15 from 7 overs, new boy, Sean Edwards, produced a match winning spell, which included a HAT TRICK, batman Keith Eddie was caught by John Levine at 2nd slip, Selwyn Smith was trap LBW, to ball which he played around, and R. Cortes was clean bowled by a beautiful out swinger, which took the top off the off stump.
This was the 2nd Hat Trick by a Middlesex bowler, the other was taken by Dominic Audain 2 years ago vs St. Lucia. Sean Edwards finished with 4/30 from 7 overs, the other wicket went to Mc Nevin Ogarro 1/12 from 2 overs, and Batsman Sherwin Bazil retired hurt, after suffering from severe cramps. Middlesex winning by 222 runs. It was a clinical performance by Middlesex, destroying their arch rivals Diplomats.
Carriacou vs Jinnah
On 7/2/11, Jinnah 178 all out, Haider Ali 39, Ali Haider 26, and Junaid Alam 22 was the main contributors, bowling for Carriacou. Former Grenada national player Alwyn Simon was the best bowler, he finished with 3/32, left arm spinner Devon Jones 3/34. Carriacou 179/8, thanks a fine 9th wicket partnership of 68 runs, between Kareem Plentie 43 not out and Devon Jones 37 not out, Loxley Williams with 38 was the other main contributor. Bowling for Jinnah, Jassi 4/37, and Junaid Alam 2/43.
Carriacou winning by 2 wickets.
Brooklyn Knights vs Pak Kashmir
On 7/2/11, Pak Kashmir 280/9, Zafar Iqbal 59, Waheed Shazad 43, Saleem Ahmad 29, Zaheer Hussain 26 and Amir Butt 25. Bowling for Brooklyn Knights, Nafees Buttha 2/48, and Umer 2/54. Brooklyn Knights 268, Nafees Buttha 56, Zoaib 35, Syed Abdullah 21 and Umer 20. Bowling for Pak Kashmir, Imtiaz Ahmad 4/55 from 7 overs.
Pak Kashmir winning by 12 runs.