Full Weekend Report - 03.06.2018

Muckamore travelled to Comber on Friday night to play North Down in their next 20/20 match. The home team batted first and scored 192 runs for three wickets in their allocated 20 overs. Their top scorers were P Eakin with 56 runs not out, R Pretorius with 50 runs, D Graham with 30 runs and R Haire with 27 runs. Muckamore’s b4est bowler was Aditya Adey who took two wickets for 26 runs. Muckamore could only reply to be all out for 110 runs to lose the game by 82 runs. Their top scorers were Sam Gordon who scored 27 runs and Aditya Adey who scored 22 runs. Best of the North Down bowlers were S Nelson who took three wickets for 26 runs, M Grossett who took two wickets for 13 runs and C Robinson who took two wickets for 17 runs.

Muckamore travelled back to the same venue on Saturday to play North Down in a Premier League match. The home team batted first and scored 245 runs for nine wickets in their allocated 50 overs. Their top batsmen were D Graham with 96 runs and R Haire with 51 runs. Best of the Muckamore bowlers were Fahad Iqubal who took two wickets for 40 runs, Pavan Kartik who took two wickets for 42 runs and Neil Gill who took two wickets for 52 runs. Muckamore replied to score 207 runs for eight wickets to run out of time in their chase for victory to lose the game by 38 runs. Their top scorers were Aditya Adey with 54 runs, Sam Gordon with 40 runs and Fahad Iqubal with 30 runs. Best of the North Down bowlers were M Moreland who took four wickets for 38 runs, P Davidson who took two wickets for 22 runs and P Eakin who took two wickets for 44 runs. Muckamore’s next match is on Sunday when they travel to play Strabane in the next round of the All Ireland Senior Cup.

Muckamore Seconds entertained Lisburn Seconds in the first round of the Junior Cup on Saturday at Moylena. The visitors batted first and scored 227 runs for seven wickets in their allocated 50 overs. Unbelievably 55 runs of that total were gifted to the visitors in wides also automatically giving them 55 more deliveries to help them amass such a big score. Their top batsmen were M Turkington who was not out with 77 runs and G McGill with 28 runs. Best of the Muckamore bowlers was Leslie Allen who took three wickets for 29 runs. In reply Muckamore could only score 176 runs to lose by 51 runs. Their top scorers were Leslie Allen who scored 43 runs, David Rainey who scored 33 runs and Johnny Gordon who scored 30 runs. Best of the Lisburn bowlers were N Doak who took three wickets for 34 runs, M Glass who took two wickets for 20 runs and W Rudd who took two wickets for 24 runs. This Sunday Seconds are at home to Eglinton Seconds in the first round of the Ulster Plate.

Muckamore Thirds travelled to Co Armagh to play Laurelvale Seconds in a league match and batting first were bowled out for only 49 runs. Best of the Laurelvale bowlers were J Burns who took five wickets for 20 runs and J Smyth who took three wickets for 16 runs. Laurelvale replied to pass this low Muckamore total with five wickets to spare their best batsman was M Thornbury with 19 runs not out. Best of the Muckamore bowlers was Peter Heyburn who took three wickets for 24 runs.

Muckamore Thirds travelled to the Demesne on Sunday to play Saintfield Seconds in a Junior League match and batting first scored 146 runs. Their top batsman was Shane Henderson who scored 40 runs. Best of the Saintfield bowlers were A Bell who took four wickets for 36 runs, Z Ali who took two wickets for 11 runs and C Maguire who took two wickets for 13 runs. Saintfield could only reply with 84 runs to give Muckamore the 62 run victory. Saintfield’s top batsman was A Glover who scored 36 runs not out. Best of the Muckamore bowlers were Rees Hemphill who took three wickets for 19 runs, Shane Henderson and Peter Heyburn who both took two wickets for 20 runs. The Thirds next scheduled match is away to Cregagh Seconds on Saturday 16th June.

Muckamore Fourths travelled to Belfast to play Instonians Fourths in the second round of the Minor Lindsay Cup. The home team batted first and were all out for 153 runs. Their top scorers were   G Corr with 37 runs and R Ellerby with 31 runs. Best of the Muckamore bowlers were J Jose who took four wickets for 37 runs and S John who took two wickets for 25 runs. Muckamore replied to pass that total and win by five wickets in the 27th over. Their top batsmen were Benny George who scored 45 runs not out, D Jose who scored 30 runs and M Mohandas who scored 33 runs. Best of the Instonians bowlers was R Ellerby who took two wickets for 35 runs. The Fourths will now play Donaghcloney Mill Thirds in a quarter final match at home on June 30th. This Saturday the Fourths are at home to CSNI Fourths in their next league match.

Muckamore Fifths travelled to Belmont on Saturday to play CIYMS Fourths in a Minor Cup match and with the inclusion of three Bluebelles, Susie Morrison, Joanne Davies and Becky Hall, the team scored 125 runs for the loss of six wickets. Their top scorers were Brian Kilpatrick with 33 runs, James Hood with 24 runs and Ally Woods with 23 runs. The home team replied to pass the Muckamore total to win by seven wickets. This week the Fifths are at home to Victoria Seconds in their next league match.  The Sixths progressed to the next round of the Minor Cup when their opponents Victoria Seconds had to concede the game at the last minute. Next Sunday the Fifths and Sixths are scheduled to meet in their next league match.  

Muckamore A entertained the Allstate team at Moylena on Wednesday evening in the Midweek League. The visitors batted first and scored 113 runs for six wickets in their allocated 20 overs. Best of the Muckamore bowlers was P Pravin who took four wickets for 26 runs. Excellent catches by Keith Falls, Bryan Kirkpatrick and Daryl Service contributed to keeping the visitors from getting a big score. Muckamore replied to pass the visitors score with nine wickets to spare with Daryl Service scoring 32 runs, James Hood scoring 29 runs and Jamie Jackson scoring 24 runs. This week the team travel to play CSNI in their next match.

The Midweek Muckamore B team had the PSNI as visitors to Moylena last Wednesday evening. Muckamore batted first and scored 208 runs for three wickets in their allocated 20 overs. Their top scorers were D Jose and P Kumar with 32 runs retired, J George with 30 runs retired and B George with 27 runs. A McKinley was the best of the PSNI bowlers who took two wickets for 37 runs. The visiting batsmen could only muster 156 runs in reply to give Muckamore the 52 run victory. P Black with 31 runs and J Jeffers with 29 runs were PSNI’s top batsmen. Best of the Muckamore bowlers were A Arund who took three wickets for 22 runs and M Mohandas who took two wickets for 36 runs. This week the team have Waringstown as visitors to Moylena on Wednesday evening.

 

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