Around the Park: Andre Kirton hit 126 to Lift Middlessex In Brooklyn League

In the Brooklyn League Andre Kirton registered his second ton scoring 126 against his former club Diplomats as Middlessex surged to the top of the league tables with two wins.
Middlesex 309 (Andre Kirton 126) v. Diplomats 87 (Adam Sanford 5 wickets, Kirton 3 wickets)
Sheffield 115 beat Cavaliers 101 by 14 runs
Wanderer 104 lost to Travel Treat 105 for 5
Imperial v Queensbury no info available
Diplomats 207 for 9 beat Wanderers
Middlesex 155 beat Cavaliers 110 by 45 runs
Panthers v. Queensbury no info available
Brooklyn Standings: 6/04/12 (unofficial)
Team Matches Wins Loses Tie Points
Middlesex 5 4 1 0 40
Travel Treat 4 3 1 0 30
Panthers 2 2 0 0 20
Sheffield 4 2 2 0 20
Imperial 2 1 1 0 10
Diplomats 3 1 2 0 10
Wanderers 3 1 2 0 10
Cavaliers 3 0 3 0 0
Queensbury 2 0 2 0 0
In other matches, Jinnah blew a chance to beat Warriors in their reduced 25 over affair out at Beach 58 Street, Far Rockaway. Batting first Warriors amassed 153, with Captain Suhail Chowdry scoring 48 with Asad Mohammed posting 40, Nasir Mehdi was the pick of the bowling picking up 3 wickers. In Reply Jinnah were in early trouble at 32 for 4 but Farhan 36 consolidated with Atiq 21 to repair the damage. Following the fall of Farhan and Atiq, Raheel 26 and Umair 23 brought the game from 30 off 18 balls to 8 runs needed in the last over.
Ata Khan bowling the last over continued his miserly bowling keeping the pressure on the batsmen. Umair missed the first delivery, and then loft a simple catch to long off adding to the nerves. With still 8 runs needed off 4 balls Raheel like Umair again missed leaving 8 from 3. In the end Jinnah could only get four runs to lose by three runs in a close affair in the Brooklyn Invitational Tournament. Ata Khan snared three wickets to putting a man of the match performance for Warriors.
Metropolitan League resumed with win for table toppers Westbury, Villagers, Progressive and Cosmos.
Westbury 219 for 5 beat Suburbia 151 all out by 68 runs

Frank Parson 174 for 8 lost to Villagers 176 for 5 [22 Overs] by five wickets

Progressive 273 for 6 beat Spice Island 106 all out by 167 runs

River Valley 149 lost to Cosmos 153 for 3 by seven wickets

Pioneer 95 all out lost to Mid Island 96 for 8 by 2 wickets

Staten island 117 all out lost to Island Wide 122 without loss by ten wickets

Liberty 217 for 6 beat Lucas 88 all out by 100 and 29 runs
MCL Standings: 6/4 (unofficial)
Team Matches Wins Loss Tie/NR Win %
1. Villagers 3 3 0 0
2. Westbury 3 3 0 0
3. Progressive 3 3 0 0
4. Cosmos 3 3 0 0
5. River Valley 3 2 1 0
6. Mid Island 3 2 1 0
7. Liberty 3 2 1 0
8. Lucas 2 1 1 0
9. Suburbia 3 1 2 0
10. Pioneer 4 1 3 0
11. Island Wide 4 1 3 0
12. Spice Island 2 0 2 0
13. Staten Island 2 0 2 0
14. Lions 2 0 2 0
15. New Hope 2 0 2 0
16. FranK Parsons 3 0 3 0

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