On 5/12, Middlesex CC vs Queensbury CC at Marine Park A. Queensbury won the toss and asked Middlesex to take first strike. Middlesex 232 for 6 from 29 overs at the cut off time. Middlesex suffer an early collapse, with their backs against the wall, the score was 81 for 5.

Middlesex's Andre Kirton produced an entertaining knock of 131 in their season opener against Queensbury. Photo by Shiek Mohamed

Andre Kirton and Treldon Mc Millan consolidated the inning with a fine 151 runs 6th wicket partnership. Andre Kirton scored a magnificent 131, hitting the ball to all parts of the field, his knock included (5x6s) and (12x4s), Treldon McMillan batted responsibly for a patient 30 not out.

Bowling for Queensbury, Kenneth Charles who bowled with great control produced figures, 7 overs, 1 maiden, 33 runs, 4 wickets, Iva Martin, 3 overs, 33 runs, 1 wicket was the other successful bowler.

When Queensbury batted, they can only manage 99 all out from 28.2 overs. Dominic Audain produced a fiery spell of fast bowling, knocking over 3 Queensbury batsmen in 1 over, Marsh, Michael, and Cujo for 01, 00, 00 respectively, to finish with 7 overs, 2 maidens, 15 runs, 3 wickets.

The only batsman to offer some resistance to Middlesex bowling was former St.Vincent national player Veldon Chance, striking a lusty 23, before he lost his off stump, cart wheeling to a Mark Audain delivery. His brother David Chance made 19, taking 16 runs from a Mark Audain over with 2 lusty 6s, before he was bowled attempting another big hit, by Middlesex debutant Kavir Singh.

Bowling for Middlesex Kavir Singh, 4 overs, 18 runs, 2 wickets, Mark Audain, 6.2 overs, 1 maiden, 31 runs, 2 wickets, and Treldon McMillan, 2 overs, 9 runs, 1 wicket.

Middlesex won by 133 runs.