Brooklyn Cricket League T20
Middlesex vs Panthers
On 9/29, Brooklyn Cricket League T20 semi final at Marine Park C, Panthers won the toss and elected to take first strike, at the end of their 20 allotted overs, Panthers 189 for 7 wickets, Salik Iqbal scored his 2nd consecutive T20 century, with a magnificent 110, (8 x 4s, 7 x 6s) it was a master class knock from the Pakistani prolific right hander, he played the ball gracefully to all parts of the field, he mixed aggression with good defense, it was one of the finest knocks at Marine Park this season. Good support came from Shahbaz Najam with a typical aggressive 25. Bowling for Middlesex, Andre Kirton 4/0/21/2, Adam Sanford 4/0/40/2, Joseph Ledwridge 2/0/30/1, and Freddie Roopchand 3/0/32/1. Middlesex 168 for 8 from 20 overs, Jacob Emmanuel with a whirlwind 59 (5 x 4s, 1 x 6), Andre Kirton 29, and Joseph Ledwridge 23. Bowling for Panthers, Nousherwan Adil 4/0/22/3, Asim Shahzad 4/0/28/2, Salman Ahmad 4/0/21/1, Salik Iqbal 2/0/28/1, and Adnan 4/0/38/1.
Panthers winning by 21 runs.
Cavaliers vs Panthers
On 9/30, Brooklyn cricket league T20 Finals. Panthers won the toss and elected to take first strike. Panthers 185 all out in 20 overs, Abdul Quyyam topped scored with 44, Salik Iqbal 39, Salman Ahmad 25, and Bilal Adil 25. Bowling for Cavaliers, Chris Myers 4/0/35/2, Michael Providence 4/0/27/2, and Cameron Cuffy 4/0/23/1. Cavaliers 105 all out, veteran Ezekiel Williams batted responsible for a well played 41; good support came from Timothy Warner with 30. Bowling for Panthers, leg spinner Salman Ahmad 4/0/19/4, Shabaz Najam 2/0/7/2, Panthers winning by 80 runs to claim the 2012 Brooklyn Cricket League T20 Championship.
Panthers are the first team in Brooklyn Cricket League history to win all three Championship Titles in a season. Congrats to the boys from Pakistan, well played. Panthers demonstrated good team spirit, togetherness, and good sportsmanship all season, congrats once again.
Submitted by Mark Audain