- Seattle-II lost to Vancouver Juniors. Juniors elected to bat on
a nice sunny day at Lower Brockton and put a respectable 196 [H.
Fernandas 73]. Seattle-II, playing with ten players including 3
youngsters, were not their usual. They batted well till the 19th
over with 96 for 3 on the board. Thereafter, collapsed and were
all out for 108. Scorecard
- Seattle II won the toss and batted on one of the hottest days.
Seattle lost two early wickets for 18 runs in 8 overs. Ashraf batted
his career best and scored an incredible 84. Rakesh with his 38
help to get Seattle to 194. Under Seattle's bowling attack with
Gulli, Abid and Rakesh, UBC Varsity batted phenomenal and managed
to score 163. Seattle won with 31 runs in the 43 over.
Man of the Match: Ashraf Khan. Scorecard
- Seattle II lost the toss and were put to field. Great bowling
from Ashraf and Gulli keeping Pakcan to a low score in the first
12 overs. Further, Abid and Anwar kept them to a low 67 at the 23
over break. Pakcan batting unconventionally, managed to score 146
without any boundaries. Seattle's batting was explosive and scored
107 for 4 after 22 overs. This including Furqan's fifty [3x6, 3x4].
Thereafter, Seattle was in trouble, a batting collapse again. A
roller coaster ride all the way to the end. Seattle won by two wickets
in the 42 over. Very sensible 31 by Vipul.
Man of the Match: Vipul Shah. Scorecard
28th - Seattle II won the toss on a damp day and elected to bat.
A very slow start; 20 runs after 12 overs with 1 wicket. Seattle
faced a batting collapsed and were 45 for 5. With the help of Aslam's
 and Vipul's  batting, Seattle managed to get to 119 all
out. Ismaili-II used to their wicket knew it was hard to hit the
boundaries, took very quick singles and doubles, accelerating the
run rate and finished the game in the 32nd over. Although, Seattle
managing to get Ismaili's 7 wickets, but dropping a couple of crucial
catches, lost the game. Scorecard
15th - Seattle-II vs Richmond-III got rained-out.
8th - This was Seattle-II's first League game. A double header in
Vancouver! A game after the Saturday night-out in Vancouver
a disaster! Seattle won the toss and batted first. The effects of
the previous night's party were evident. A collapse! Seattle scored
72 for all out in 25 overs. Blame the wicket! Blame the bowlers!
Blame the fielders! Seattle could not restrict NorthShore. NorthShore
score 74 in 25 overs to win the game by 8 wickets. Better luck next
7th - This was the last Shield game for Seattle-II. A must win to
stay qualified for the prestigious Smith's Shield Trophy match.
Seattle won the toss and elected to bat on a hot sunny day at beautiful
Lower Brockton Point ground in Stanley Park. Anwar and Yatin opened
the batting and scored 99 runs after 20 overs. First wicket fell
at 104 when Anwar got caught at 20. Shortly, thereafter Yatin got
LBW at 67. Then a batting collapse! Seattle were 132 for 7. Muslim
stabilized the batting and scored valuable 43 runs. Seattle scored
229 after 40 overs. Brockton-II barely squeaked to 152 all out in
31 overs. Aslam got 4 wickets for 6 runs in 4 overs. After winning
this game, Seattle-II is qualified to play the Smith's Shield Trophy
match at the end of the season at Upper Brockton, Stanley Park.
Three cheers to Seattle-II for achieving this milestone.
Man of the Match: Aslam Khan. Scorecard
1st - Seattle II won the toss and elected to bat on a hot sunny
day. The opening batsmen scored runs at 5 runs an over. Furqan batting
with Faisal made a flurry of shots and was caught at 38. Faisal
kept his head down and batted very sensibly. Seattle were 126 after
20 overs. All batsmen following batted very well and helped Faisal
concentrate on his batting and allowed him to get to his century.
Faisal ended-up getting caught at 141 when he skied a ball up at
short mid-on. Grreaaat batting! Finally, Seattle scored an incredible
280 to finish the inning. Vancouver Juniors started batting comparably
keeping in their minds the runs needed. In the process they lost
wickets quicker and were all out at 133 in 37.2 overs.
Man of the Match: Faisal Awan. Scorecard
24th - Seattle II won the toss once again... Lucky captain! Seattle
put Wanderers I to bat on a rainy day... only in Seattle! Ashraf
and Gulli opened the bowling. When the first wicket fell, there
was a torrential downpour and the game got rained-out only after
4 overs were bowled. Scorecard
16th - What a game! A roller coaster! Abbotsford won the toss and
elected to bat on a very slow outfield. Almost like playing on sand.
On the other hand the wicket was very true with an even bounce.
Seattle opening bowlers Ashraf and Gulli kept Abbotsford to a low
42 in the first 20 overs. Next, Abid and Aslam bowled extremely
well and got Abbotsford all out for 93 in 32.1 overs
low score on their home ground. Seattle batted relaxed with 2 runs
and over average with one out. They were 30 off 14 overs when all
hell broke loose. Seattle lost 5 wickets in the next 3 overs and
turned the game against their favor. Hats off to Aslam and what
a batting! Determined to win he trudged along with the help from
Tito, Wasif and Gulli. He brought this nail bitting game home after
hitting a cover drive for 2 runs in the last over.
Man of Match: Aslam Khan [28 runs, 7.2o30r2w]. Scorecard
10th - Seattle II once again won the toss and elected to bat on
a rainy and windy day. Seattle II put a decent score of 151 [Abid
35, Ranjan 28, Furqan 21] despite problems with the wicket. West
Vancouver II batted well in the first 10 overs with 30 runs, but
then a collapse they were 47 for 7. Furqan and Bhasker taking couple
of great catches. West Vancouver finally stabilized and managed
to get 94 all out.
Man of Match: Abid Nazir [35 runs, 5o2m8r1w]. Scorecard
2nd - Seattle II won the toss and elected to bat on a rainy day.
Seattle lost 2 wickets very early. [Ranjan 22] and [Furqan 15] stabilized
the runs and got to 50 in 17 overs. Unfortunately, in the 19 over
Seattle lost 4 wickets. Aslam came to the rescue, he played a remarkable
inning, bringing the game to a low but respectable total of 111
runs. Seattle under pressure bowled their heart out. Abid 7o/3m/11r/3w,
Bhasker 6.1o/6r/3w. Seattle taking all the catches retired NorthShore
in 74 runs.
Man of Match: Bhasker Metha. Scorecard
- Seattle-II lost to UBC Varsity by three wickets at Trafalgar.
Seattle won the toss and elected to bat on a hot sunny day. Seven
batsman got into double figures, with Bunti Vikas 31, Ashraf 22
and Abid 19. UBC batted well making hard for Seattle to keep the
score down. The game went on to the 39th over when UBC managed to
get the runs and won by 3 wickets. Scorecard
- Seattle II was awarded the game due to late arrival of the opposition,
Pakcan, at 2:45PM. Scorecard
- Seattle II lost to Ismaili II by 1 wicket. Seattle won the toss
and set a target of 149 runs. Ismaili struggled well. When the score
was 148, two runs required, and last pair batting, the game was
finished by the BCMCL umpire by awarding 5 penalty runs to the batting
Scorecard May 12th.
29th - Seattle II and Richmond III game got rained-out, after Seattle
batted for 10 overs and 44 runs on the board. Scorecard