Brooklyn Cricket Club Wins Mayor’s Cup Finale
Four parks across the city, including Canarsie and Marine parks in Brooklyn, featured some of the region’s star players who met in the annual competition to determine New York’s best.
The winner of the fourth annual NYC Mayor’s Cup Twenty20 Cricket Tournament, which was played in Canarsie Park last Saturday, was the Brooklyn Cricket League, which defeated The Commonwealth Cricket League from The Bronx.
The match started as Commonwealth CL won the toss and invited Brooklyn CL to bat first.
Brooklyn CL scored 162 runs for 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs and Gregory Anthony top scored for Brooklyn CL with 73 runs. Additional scorers for Brooklyn CL were Romeno Dean 29 runs and Kester Sylvester 20 runs.
In the Brooklyn CL innings, Mohamed Nadir captured 2 wickets for 13 runs in 3 overs and Jermaine Lawson 2 wickets for 28 runs in 4 overs. Commonwealth CL replied with 136 runs for 9 wickets in the allotted 20 overs and Vejay Seonarine top scored with 55 runs and Wahid Actar with 15 runs and Harry Chan 15 runs not out.
The Most Valuable Player award was jointly issued to Gregory Anthony and Andre Kirton of Brooklyn Cricket League.