Mark Audain Career Best 8/27 Lift Middlesex to Semis

Mark Audain,
Sheffield survived Sanford’s six fer
On August 11th 2012,  at Marine Park, Middlesex CC vs Sheffield CC, Sheffield CC won the toss and elected to take first strike. Openers, Glen Hall and G.Scott give Sheffield a solid, the pair putting 45 for the first wicket. Glenn Hall was the first to go, comprehensive beaten by a Adam Sanford out-swinger, which pitched outside the leg stump, and took Hall’s leg stump, he went for 21. G.Scott batted well, but on 33, he got a beauty from Sanford, to be brilliantly caught by wicket keeper Jacob Emmanuel. US wicket keeper batsman, Akeem Dodson batted responsible for a well played 24, he was out caught at short mid wicket from a lifting delivery.
Adam Sanford also accounted for the wickets of Delon Muffet, LBW to a quick delivery for a duck, T.Wittick was bowled by a quick delivery, his off and middle stump cart wheeling for a duck, and former Guyana youth player, Denroy George caught off another lifting delivery for a duck. Skipper Andre Kirton mopped up the tail, clean bowling Ahmad Dodson, Sameet Khawaja, and Zain Masood all for ducks. Final bowling figures, Adam Sanford 6/0/33/6, and Andre Kirton 7/0/15/3,  Sheffield final score was 98 all out from 20 overs.
When Middlesex batted, they were skittled out for a meger 80, opener Mark Audain was the first to go for 8, caught, trying to hook the hostile young fast bowler, Ahmad Dodson, the aggressive Abdullah Syed was the next to go, bowled by a quick delivery, that send the off and mid stump for a walk from Ahmad Dodson for 4. It was a procession created by Denroy George, he send back Quyyam Farrooq, Jacob Emmanuel, and Hugo D’Olivera for 0,10, and 0 respectively, G.Scott put the final nail in Middlesex coffin, getting inform skipper Andre Kirton for 11 and Lester Benn for 00. The only other batsman to get into double figures was Treldon McMillan for a fighting 11, caught and bowled by left arm spinner Mukesh Patel. Final bowling figures, Denroy George 5/2/23/3, Ahmad Dodson 4/0/18/2, G.Scott 5/1/11/2. Scores, Sheffield CC 98 all out, Middlesex 80 all out, Sheffield winning by 18 runs.
On 8/11 at Seaview, Queensbury vs Diplomats, Queensbury 190/6, Tendon Reggis 64, Charles Lee 48, Marcelin Stanford 23, bowling for Diplomats, R.Madtinoto 2/27, A.Khadeo2/39, Kevin Charles 1/25 and Keith Eddie 1/35. Diplomats 145 all out, Keith Eddie51, Selwyn Smith 32, bowling for Queensbury, former St.Vincent and the Grenadines player Fitzroy Ceasar 4/45, Kenneth Charles 2/27, Marcinlin Stanford 2/42, Gregory Blair 2/2, Queensbury winning by 45 runs.
Mark Audain eight
On 8/12 at Seaview Ave and 108th Street, Middlesex claimed the toss and elected to bat,with Sheffield hosting in the return encounter.

Veteran Seamer Mark Audain ripped through Sheffield with career best 8/27 in Brooklyn

Middlesex openers Treldon McMillan and Jacob Emmanuel started the innings, Jacob Emmanuel was the first to go, clean bowled by Denroy George for 2, Mark Audain joined Treldon McMillan and they tried to consolidate the inning, before Treldon McMillan was strangled, caught down the leg side from a Delon Muffet delivery, he made 10, 32/2. Joseph Ledwridge, joined Mark Audain and the pair batted responsibly, mixing defence with aggression, Sheffield bowlers, Ahmad Dodson, Delon Moffat and Denroy George, bowled well in pairs, bowling an immaculate line and length, checking the scoring of the Middlesex batsmen. Mark Audain was next to go when the score was on 128, he made a typical stylish 43 (6 x 4 ), Rod Michael joined Joseph Ledwridge and the pair took the score to 179/3 at end of the allotted 33 overs.Joseph Ledwridge, the stylish left handed Jamaican, played some classic strokes to all parts of the field, he finish on a well played 70 not out,(4 x 4, 2 x 6),  Rod Michael (the finisher) batted well for a responsible 20 not out (3 x 4). Bowling for Sheffield, Delon M0ffet 8/0/44/2, and Denroy George 8/0/41/1 was the successful bowlers for Sheffield.

Sheffield started their inning with the prolific Glen Hall and the stroke maker Akeem Dodson, the pair batted sensible seeing off the hostile former USA youth pacer,  Dominic Audain and former West Indies pacer Adam Sanford. Both batsmen mixing caution with aggression, Dodson was severe on Dominic, hitting him twice over extra cover for 6 runs, Glen Hall was playing the sheet anchor roll accumulating the singles and twos, on two occasions he was playing late to the hostile Dominic, popping the ball up to  no mans land. Glen Hall was the first to go when the score was on 82, LBW to fast medium bowler Kavir Singh for a well played 30. Skipper Andre Kirton introduce fast medium bowler Mark Audain into the attack, and that’s when Sheffield was immediately pegged to the  back foot, Mark picked up three wickets in his first over, Delon Moffat was trapped infront, LBW for 4, Sameet Khawaja was LBW for 0, he played around a straight delivery, Peter Persaud was LBW for 0, he played over a yorker.
The next to go was the big fish, US batsman, Akeem Dodson, playing back to a well pitched up inswinger, hitting him just below the knee roll, he went for a classy 58 ( 4 x 4, 2 x 6), Adeel  Malik was bowled, the off stump knocked out of the ground,  K.Stewart was the next to go, clean bowled, the middle stump went for a walk 12, Mukesh Patel was trapped LBW to Mark Audain for 3, a plumber fixing a pipe could not be more plumb! Ahmad Dodson hit a couple lusty blows, hitting Mark Audain for a maximum over long on, and a boundary to cow corner, he was next to go trying to drive Mark Audain over deep long off, was brilliantly caught by youngster Jevon Nester for 14, Denroy George was the last man leg before to skipper Andre Kirton for 2, Sheffield all out for 149. It was a career best bowling figures for the Brooklyn Cricket League veteran, former St.Vincent and Windward Islands youth player, Mark Audain, he finished with figures, of 7 overs, 1 maiden, 27 runs, 8 wickets, (7-1-27-8) Kavir Singh 2 overs, 19 runs, and the prize wicket of Glen Hall, Andre Kirton 5.2 overs, 1 maiden, 20 runs, 1 wicket,  Middlesex winning by 30 runs.
On 8/12, Wanderers vs Cavaliers, Cavaliers was skittled out for a paltry 83, bowling for Wanderers, fast medium seamer Leon Hyde picked his career best  7/2/32/5, good support came from fast medium seamer Winston Celestine 7/1/12/3, George Sutherland 3/0/10/2. Wanderers 84/6 from 16 overs, George Sutherland with a lusty 49 which include six towering sixes, Wanderers extend their performance this season with their best return since moving from the American League, winning by 4 wickets.
8/12, Travel Treat vs Diplomats, Travel Treat 239 all out from 35 allotted overs, Skipper Jerry Mirza and Jhanzain Tariq added 87 runs for the 1st wicket, first to go was Jhanzain Tariq for a well played 41, Skipper Jerry Mirza was the next to go for a stylish 43, the hard hitting Zafar Iqbal a lusty 41, Zayeb Tariq played well for 47 not out and Boom Boom Moshin Bhatti 37, which included foyr  magnificent sixes,and  Asim Raja with a business like 31. Bowling for Diplomats, Keith Eddie 7/0/39/2, Selwyn Smith 3/0/29/2, Kevin Charles 7/0/37/1 and Selwyn Ramphal 7/0/41/1. Diplomats 124 all out, Selwyn Smith with a typical classy 71, veteran batsman Selwyn Ramphal with a well played 29, bowling for Travel Treat, veteran off spinner Rana Mohammad Hussain,  produced an inspired spell 7/0/25/3, Zafar Iqbal 7/0/23/2, Imran Aslam 5/0/19/2, Zain Tariq and Hamza 1 wicket each respectively. Travel Treat is once again into the BCL Semifinals, after a four year absence, they are once again, trying to regain the Brooklyn Cricket League Championship, Travel Treat winning by 115 runs. Sponsor This League email
With all BCL league matches completed, Panthers, Travel Treat, Middlesex and Sheffield finished in the top four. The result means that Sheffield Host Panthers and Middlesex tackle Travel Treat on September 8th game time high noon (12pm) at Marine Park, A and C ground respectively. From league play to Knockout action on August 18th, while Diplomats host their annual tour match on Sunday 19th at SeaviewSunday August 19
SV          Diplomats    vs    Guest

Brooklyn Standings Final Edition 2012: 8/14/2012 (unofficial)

Team         Matches Wins Loses Tie      Points

1. Panthers            16         14         1          1          144

2. Travel Treat    16        12         4          0          120

3. Middlesex        16         10          5          1          104

4. Sheffield            16         9          7          0          90

5. Cavaliers           16        8          7          1         84

6. Imperial            16        7        8          1          74

8. Queensbury     16       4          11         1            44

7. Diplomats         16        3          12         1          34

9. Wanderers       16        3           13         0          30

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