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Jamaica piled up 208 against the energetic New York XI. Barrington Bartley led the way with a commanding ton as New York could only must 130 for 9 when time was called. Jamaica entered encounter as favorites and made certain there would not be another shock like last weekend. New York had shot out favorites Guyana a week earlier and were chasing another “party crasher” performance. Jamaica who overcame Trinidad and Tobago in their semifinal now look forward to the Nations Cup to keep up the momentum in the year of their 5oth Independence. The party has began and Jamaica will be look to carry it through to the end of Summer.
Brooklyn Cricket League: Panthers continue their unbeaten run
Panthers continued their flawless run when the got pass Sheffield by 88 runs. Panthers 246 for 6, Asim 82 not out, Abdul Quyyam 56, Ijaz Butt 35, Nousherwan Adil 34, .Sheffield batting 116 for 1 were bundled out for 143, Panthers winning by 103 runs. Travel won comfortably against Imperial by four wickets. Imperial were bowled out for 130 in 21 overs batting first, Travel Treat got home with four wickets in hand in a similar number of overs. Bowling for Travel Treat, Nadeem 3/21, Zafar Iqbal 2/18, and Hamza 2/29. Travel Treat131 for 6, Skipper Jerry Mirza topped scored with a well played 43, his opening partner Imran Aslam 21, they put on 66 for the first wicket, other good scores came from Shawaize Islam 26 and Zafar Iqbal 24. Cavaliers got past lowly Queensbury by 168 runs, Cavaliers 278/6 and Queensbury 110 all out.
On Sunday 24th June, Panthers continued their unbeaten march as they got past Cavaliers by six wickets. Cavaliers were restricted to 165 all out, Cameron Cuffy 56, and Bert Andrews 30, bowling for Panthers, Mohamed Bilal 7/036/3, Nousherwan Adil 5.4/0/37/3, Salman Ahmed 7/0/16/2, and Imran Haider 5/0/30/2. Panthers 169 for 4, recovering from 24 for 4 wickets, it was a match winning 103 not out by Nousherwan Adil, supported by Ijaz Butt 33 not out, took Panthers to their match wining total. Nousherwan Adil mixed caution with aggression, while Ijaz Butt played the sheet anchor role, earlier in the inning, it was a fiery opening spell by fast medium Timothy Warner, that send tremors through the Panthers batting line up, he picked up 3 wickets for 19 runs, from 5 impressive overs. Panthers winning by 6 wickets, to remain unbeaten in the BCL 2012 season.
Travel Treat continued their revival with a 38 runs win over Diplomats to strengthen their second place position. Travel Treat vs Diplomats at Marine Park B, Travel Treat 207 from 34 overs, youngster Zahir Tariq topped scored with a well played 66, Zafar Iqbal 47, Skipper Jerry Mirza 33 and Moshin Bhatti 26. Diplomats 169 all out from 34 overs, bowling for Travel Treat, Zafar Iqbal 3/21, Nadeem 3/41, Travel Treat winning by 38 runs.Wanderers met Imperial for the second time this term but were unable to replicate their victory earlier this season. Wanderers 150 all out from 29 overs, Leon Hyde 30, Rawl Jackman 29, George Sutherland 18. Imperial 151 for 6 from 31 overs, Colville Brown 43, Devane Warner 38 and Orlando Mofford 16, bowling for Wanderers, Shane Anthony 7/0/22/3, Ranadaj McPherson 7/0/26/1. Imperial winning by 4 wickets. Sheffield rebounded from their lost on Saturday to top Queensbury, Glen Hall and Akeem Dodson both scored tons to bat Queensbury out of the match. Wanderers, Diplomats, and Queensbury remain rooted at the bottom of the table with a solitary victory each. Imperial leapfrogged Cavaliers into fifth as Sheffield and inactive Middlesexx remain unchanged in 4th and 3rd respectively.
Brooklyn Standings: 6/24/2012 (unofficial)
Team Matches Wins Loses Tie Points
Panthers 7 7 0 0 70
Travel Treat 8 7 1 0 70
Middlesex 7 5 2 0 50
Sheffield 7 4 3 0 40
Imperial 6 3 3 0 30
Cavaliers 7 3 4 0 30
Diplomats 7 1 6 0 10
Wanderers 7 1 6 0 10
Queensbury 8 1 7 0 10
Warriors played Pak Kashmir at Bay Park on June 23rd. Batting first Warriors recover to 209 for 5 after losing three earlier wickets with Asad Mohammed (60) and Waqas (54) leading the recovery. Pak Kashmir attempting to avoid the embarrassment of the previous round when they were all out in 12 overs, but lost their first five wickets by the 13th over. Only Majid and Imtiaz set about a counter attacking partnership to bring any semblance to the innings. With much of the damage already done, the fall of Imtiaz signaled the begin of the end for Pak Kashmir as Warriors took the opportunity to use 10 bowlers. Pak Kashmir closed at 156 in the 29th overs to lost by 53 runs.
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