Knights take the lead in Emerging Challenge

The Northern Knights have drawn first blood in the two-match series between themselves and the North West Warriors- the Belfast side posting a 5-wicket success at Comber in this afternoon’s opening joust.

Shane Getkate was the standout performer as Boyd Rankin’s charges batted first- hitting 8 fours in three sixes in his 84; just over half of the Warriors’ total of 167 all out.

Josh Manley (2-10), Cian Robertson (2-25), Finn Lutton (2-28) and James West (2-36) were best with the ball for the hosts, who always looked in control in their reply.

Ryan Hunter top scored with 41, Aditya Addey made 37, Ani Chore 28 and Adam Leckey 23 not out as they got over the line with plenty in hand.

Stuart Kennedy was the pick of the Warriors’ bowlers as he claimed 2-31.

The final game takes place at Bready on Monday (10.45am)

 

The North West Warriors are kindly sponsored by – Fleming-Agri Products Ltd

Originally set up in Donegal in the northwest of Ireland by Robert John Fleming in 1860, ownership of the company has remained in the Fleming family to the present, ranking as one of the oldest agricultural machinery companies in the UK and Ireland. The company trades in over 20 countries and employs over 100 people in their modern 6-acre site in Newbuildings. They specialise in agricultural, countryside and ground care machinery with over 100 products on offer: https://www.fleming-agri.com/

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