Commonwealth Cricket League
Summaries of the seven games that took place in Commonwealth Cricket League Premier Division last weekend.
Tri-City vs Strikers at Schenectady
Match won by Tri-City
Batting first Strikers scored 183/9 (all out, as they travelled one man short) in 33.5 overs with Shabaz Ahmed top scoring with 74, with Asad Ali’s 28 in support.
Tri-City made 184/4 in 31 overs for the six wicket victory. Mahindra Prasad top scored with 49, followed closely by Ajai Ishmael on 45, and Doodnauth (Anil) Sahaman with 36.
Bowling highlights include Strikers Farouk Lakhi 2/31 and Tri-City’s Mike and John Persaud with 2/21 and 2/27 respectively.
Pasban vs. Kings 11 at VCP
Match won by Kings 11
Batting first, Kings 11 made 201/9 in 35 overs. Top scorer was Bheempal with 51, followed by Sandeep with 36, and Udaybir with 30.
Pasban were 130/all out in 34 overs.
Bowling highlights for Kings 11 included Maninder and Udaybir with 3 wickets each, and Ravinder with 2.
Seven Star vs. Pak America at Whitestone 1
Match won by Seven Star
Batting first, Seven Star made 234/4 in 26 overs. Top scorers were Vijay Seonarine 83, Sarmad Kahn 54 and Habib Salman 49.
Pak America were 220/9 in 35 overs, with Hunain Munir leading the way with 122.
Bowling highlights for Seven Star included Ritesh Patel with 4 wickets and Sarmad Khan with 3.
NY Fighters vs. Pak Punjab
Match won by Pak Punjab
Batting first, Pak Punjab put on 192/all out in 35 overs. Batting highlights included Haris with 31, Iqbal with 28 and Waqas with 26.
NY Fighters were all out for 97 in 28.5 overs.
Bowling highlights for Pak Punjab include Waqas and Iqbal with three wickets each, and Gagan with 2.
TUCC vs. National at Waterbury
Match won by TUCC
Batting first, National scored 168 all out in 34.3 overs. David Umadhan was top scorer with 59 runs.
In reply, TUCC finished on 172/3 in 31.5 overs. Michael Keen made 49, Virappen 38 and Rajin Ramraykha 28.
Statics vs. Melbourne at Flushing 1
Match won by Melbourne
Batting first Melbourne scored 195 all out. Captain Rudhir top scored with 36.
Statics were all out for 90. Rudhir continued his excellent bowling, bagging another 4 wickets.
Pak Punjab vs. NY Fighters
NY fighters hosted Pak Punjab CC at VCP on a pleasant day with terrific cricketing weather. Pak Punjab won the toss and elected to bat first. Ehtasham Goraya and Waqas opened the innings and built a first wicket partnership of 44 runs. Then, the whole team followed with good partnerships and scored 192/10 in 35 overs.
NY Fighters had a shaky start and lost three wickets in the first five overs for just 11 runs. Wickets then fell quickly, one by one. The longest partnership was between Mohsin and Sameer for 29 runs, but it was not enough as Pak Punjab’s Waqas came into the attack and took 3 wickets in 2 overs.
NY Fighters were all out at 97 in 28.5 overs.