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Middlesex batting coach David Houghton believes Dawid Malan’s run of form should put him in the frame for an international call-up in the near future.

South Hampstead captain James Williams took four wickets, but to no avail as his side were beaten by Winchmore Hill. Pic: Paolo Minoli

South Hampstead’s faint hopes of promotion from Division Three are finally over after they suffered their second successive defeat on Saturday.

Highagte players celebrate a wicket

Seamer Prashanth Srinivas stepped up to Highgate’s senior side in sensational fashion with a seven-wicket haul against MTSSC to keep them on course for a record points tally.

Rob Nelson took a key wicket for Brondesbury as they got a winning draw against Enfield. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Brondesbury’s six-match winning run was ended by Enfield but they are still in the promotion fight as they go into the final weekend of the season.

Will Vanderspar enjoyed a fine all-round display for North Middlesex. Pic: Max Flego

North Middlesex ended their four-game losing streak in style, beating second-placed Richmond by eight wickets and deciding the title battle in the process.

Hampstead celebrate after winning the Middlesex County League title for the second time in three seasons

Hampstead are celebrating after winning the Middlesex County League title in the year of their 150th anniversary.

Paul Stirling of Middlesex. Pic: Matt Bright Photography

Paul Stirling is seeking a prolonged run in the Middlesex side over the coming weeks to stake his claim for a regular four-day slot.

Middlesex's Tim Murtagh. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Middlesex seamer Tim Murtagh is bringing a number of his county colleagues to Hampstead CC this weekend for a Twenty20 benefit match.

Hampstead captain Steve Clark is in the centre of the celebrations after removing North Middlesex opener Will Vanderspar. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead could be crowned kings of the Middlesex County League for the second time in three years this weekend after Saturday’s dramatic victory over North Middlesex.

James Franklin

Neil Dexter’s been in and out of the team throughout the summer and that hasn’t been easy for him – but his century up at Durham was outstanding.

Jordan Bethel hits out for Brondesbury. Pic: Max Flego

Brondesbury are challenging for the Division Two title as well as the second promotion spot after their sixth straight victory took them within four points of the leaders.

Ed Foster took the wicket that clinched the title for Highgate. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Highgate’s bowlers sealed the title – and dealt what could be a fatal blow to South Hampstead’s hopes of joining them in Division Two of the Middlesex County Cricket League next season.

North London's Will Lake hit 60 in their two-wicket win at Winchmore Hill. Pic: Max Flego

North London captain Jack Atchinson is confident of survival after his team hauled themselves off the foot of the Division Three table for the first time since May in the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Middlesex's Tim Murtagh. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Tim Murtagh has pledged to keep fighting for the County Championship crown as Middlesex begin a crunch spell of three games against their title rivals.

James Franklin

In a way it was mildly frustrating to put in a performance like we did against Glamorgan – because it showed the true ability of this team in 50-over cricket.

Brondesbury celebrate a wicket from Will Russell (second from left). Pic: Paolo Minoli

Brondesbury maintained their promotion challenge as they extended their winning run to five games, despite being bowled out for 131 against Uxbridge.

Kirk Drummond took four wickets for South Hampstead and helped to reduce Barnes to 21-3, but he was on the losing side in a key promotion clash. Pic: Max Flego

South Hampstead have fallen out of the top two places after losing their showdown with promotion rivals Barnes.

Highgate's first XI celebrate promotion after beating North London

Highgate captain Jake Sharland wants his side to break the Middlesex County League points record after they clinched promotion by beating neighbours North London.

Evan Flowers struck 77 but North Middlesex were bowled out for 165. Pic: Max Flego

North Middlesex’s lingering title hopes were dashed as a disappointing batting display condemned them to a third successive defeat, leaving captain Tom Nicoll targeting a third-place finish in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Hampstead's Rob Jones struck 20 off the final over away at Finchley. Pic: Max Flego

Rob Jones hit an unbeaten 32 off 22 balls, including 20 in the last over, as Hampstead maintained their place at the top by beating Finchley.

Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones. Pic: Sarah Ansell Photography

Toby Roland-Jones says Middlesex have been motivated by memories of last year’s slide to sustain their County Championship challenge this time around.

Highgate's Craig Gourlay celebrates a wicket. Pic: Max Flego

Highgate coach James Maby is urging his players to maintain their focus ahead of the derby clash that could seal their Middlesex County League promotion.

Chetan Patel (left) in discussion with Hornsey captain Garfield Struthers

Hornsey maintained their charge for promotion from Middlesex County League Division Two with a fourth successive win after they finally broke down Uxbridge’s resistance with just two balls to spare.

James Franklin

It’s always nice to be part of the final wicket in a close-fought-win – although I’d have been very disappointed to have dropped that catch on Monday!

Brondesbury captain Adam Wilson took 5-24 as Brentham were skittled for 94. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Brondesbury captain Adam Wilson has challenged his side to keep their winning run going and end the season with eight successive victories and promotion from Division Two of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

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