In a rematch of last year’s quarterfinalists Seven Stars came out triumphant once again versus the Strikers.
With revenge on their minds and a revamped roster Strikers had been eagerly awaiting this rematch for a long time. Unfortunately for the Strikers and their fans, the match ended up being a one sided affair – against their favor. Seven Star dominated the match with their batting and bowling – a complete match played by one of the favorites to win the Premier division championship.
Despite losing a wicket on the first ball of the match, Seven Stars went onto compile a massive total of 279 for 6 declared in 34.5 overs. Seven Stars were led by a magnificent century (101) from opener Mohsin Khan and from Andy Patel (64). Other notable contributions came from Sarmad Khan (36) and Vijay Seonarine (20).
As notable as the batting performance was the Seven Star bowling performance was just as dominant. The hard hitting Strikers were bowled out for a measly total of 107. The bowling attack was led by Vijay Seonarine who notched his first 5-fer (5/17) of the season and Tim Persuad who took 2 wickets.
Mohsin Khan 101
Nadir Mohammed 0
Vijay Seonarine 20
Andy Patel 64
Sarmad Khan 36
Habib Salman 20
Tim Persaud 16
Here are the summaries for the seven Commonwealth League Premier Division games for this past weekend 6/2/13:
Melbourne vs Kings XI at Flushing
Match won by Melbourne
Batting first Melbourne scored 185 all out in 33 overs with the in-form Arif Islam top scoring with 70.
Kings XI were all out for 105 in 21 overs.
Melbourne Captain Rudhir took 4 for 28 off 6 overs.
National vs PakAmerica at VCP
Match won by PakAmerica
Batting first, National were all out for 138. Hayat Sikander took 4 wickets.
PakAmerica chased the total down in 17 overs with loss of 2 wickets.
Asad Hussain 54*, Hunain Munir 49.
Long Island Lions vs NY Fighters at VCP
Match won by Long Island Lions
Batting first, Long Island scored 207 for 9 in 35 overs with Vijay Vitapally top scoring with 54.
NY Fighters were all out for 175 in 30 overs. Viraaj for the Fighters scored 64.
Seven Stars vs Strikers at Whitestone #1
Match won by Seven Stars
Batting first, Seven Stars scored 279/6 declared in 34.5 overs. Mohsin Khan scored 101, Andy Patel 64, Sarmad Khan 36 and Vijay Seonarine 20.
Strikers were all out for 107. Seven Stars’ Vijay Seonarine was 5/17, and Tim Persaud took two wickets as well.
United vs Pak Punjab at City Mills Park, Waterbury CT
Match won by United
Batting first, Pak-Punjab scored 151 all out in 31.1 overs
United CC won the game in 19.5 overs with the loss of 3 wickets.
Bhavyen Trivedi 57 and Varunkumar Bhattaram 52 together put on a 107 run partnership.
Tri-City vs Islanderz
Match rained out
Scorpions vs Pasban