Brooklyn Cricket League
On June 14th Middlesex vs Cavaliers, Middlesex the breakaway faction of Cavaliers, won the toss and elected to take first strike. It was a beautiful spell of fast bowling from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Windward Islands fast bowler Darnley Grant (Son of former player Darnley Joseph), he got the initial break through, sending back opening batsman Wayne Clennon for 11, brilliantly caught behind by wicket keeper Marsh.
Timothy Warner the son of former Windward islands player Monty Warner bowled an impeccable line and length and accounted for Treldon Macmillan for 5, Richard Miller for 4, both batsmen offering simple catches, Owin Earle was yorked by Warner for 7. Roshane Manning, Jamaica under 19 youth player, played well for a stylish 20, driving at Warner and holding out to mid-off.
Middlesex on the back foot reeling at 67 for 6, Captain Mark Audain and vice-captain Rod Michael, batted responsible, rebuilding the inning with a 121 runs 7th wicket partnership. Mark Audain classy 61 (8 x 4s), Rod Michael aggressive 59 (3 x 6s, 3 x 4s). Middlesex 241 for 9 from 40 overs, bowling for Cavaliers, Timothy Warner, 6 overs, 17 runs, 3 wickets, Darnley Grant, 7 overs, 22 runs, 2 wickets, and Dave Narine, 5 overs, 33 runs, 2 wickets. Cavaliers 224 all out from 29.3 overs, Nasir Mohammed a blazing 34 at the top of the order, giving Cavaliers the impetus they needed, he was bowled by young leg spinner Roshane Manning, Darnley Grant played swash buckling inning, hitting some massive blows, but on 77 (4 x 6s, 3 x 4s) he was clean bowled by Captain Mark Audain, the off stump cart wheeling, Captain Richie Ruplal, played responsible for 20, only other useful contribution came from Timothy Warner 17.
Kavir Singh bowled an impressive spell moving the ball both ways finished with figures of 6 overs, 48 runs, 3 wickets, Mark Audain a match winning spell, bowling with lively pace, 5.3 overs, 14 runs, 3 wickets, Wayne Clennon, who bowled at the death and put the brakes on Cavaliers, 3 overs, 18 runs, 2 wickets, and Roshane Manning, 6 overs, 47 runs, 2 wickets. Middlesex winning by 17 runs.
Diplomats vs Middlesex
On June 15th, Diplomats vs Middlesex at Marine Park C, Middlesex won the toss and took first strike found themselves in early trouble due to some fine off spin bowling from young Jamaican Romano Neil, whose opening spell produced 6 overs, 16 runs, 3 wickets, Captain Mark Audain was the only batsman to offer any resistances to the Diplomats bowlers, battled hard for a well-played 28, ( 4 x 4, 1 x 6 ) Joel Boodoo, 5 overs, 3 maidens, 8 runs, 2 wickets, Elliotte Bedessie a brilliant spell bowling his off breaks, 3 overs, 8 runs, 2 wickets. Diplomats 69 for 4 wickets from 16.1 overs, Tevin Campbell top scored with 15, bowling for Middlesex, Chandrapaul Roopnarine, 4 overs, 12 runs, 2 wickets, Mark Audain, 5 overs, 10 runs, 1 wicket, and George Sutherland, 3 overs, 12 runs, 1 wicket. Diplomats winning by 6 wickets.