0.3 What a start for the Knights. Its outside off-stump and Barr looks to pull his bat away, gets a little underedge and the keeper takes the catch low down. 0/1
    59.4 Allen has finally gone! Gets the outside edge and Dougherty takes the catch at slip. His long innings is finally over. 188/5
    17.5 slower ball from the bowler. Butt looks to play the ball through the legside, is through the shot too early and the stumps go flying. Good thinking from Nikolai and get gets the breakthrough. 57/2
    47 its a little tempter to begin again from Nikolai, Thompson gets a little edge of the ball which Magowan takes one-handed. Perfect start back for the Knights 150/3
    48 Its another good length ball and Rankin wants to defend from the crease. Gets an outside edge that flies at a nice height to Mulder at third slip. He takes the catch and the Knights players are delighted. 151/4
    63.2 its outside off-stump and McBrine tries to stay positive and cuts the ball. Can't get over the ball and it pops up for McCarter to take an easy catch at point. 193/6
    65 Mulder bowls the ball full and hits Thompson on the toe. Mulder appeals and the Umpire has no doubt on this one, Thompson is gone. 199/8
    63.3 gets onto the front foot and looks to defend the ball forward. Gets a little inside edge that goes back onto the stumps and the bails fall off. Austin is gone for a duck and Kidd is on a Hatrick! 193/7
    68.2 after lots of moving the field around, Lazars gets an edge onto the delivery. Dougherty takes the catch at slip and that stumps 208/9
    not out
    25 (b 8, lb 7, nb 10)
    208/9d (68.2 Overs, RR: 3.04)
    Did not bat: D Scanlon
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (D Barr, 0.3 ov), 2-57 (Imran Butt, 17.5 ov), 3-150 (SR Thompson, 46.6 ov), 4-151 (DA Rankin, 47.6 ov), 5-188 (R Allen, 59.4 ov), 6-193 (AR McBrine, 63.2 ov), 7-193 (A Austin, 63.3 ov), 8-199 (J Thompson, 64.6 ov), 9-208 (SV Lazars, 68.2 ov)
    GJ McCarter1763722.1701
    Nathan Smith1434603.2803
    NL Smith1223022.5001
    J Mulder14.243322.3000
    GE Kidd903634.0000
    LT Nelson201105.5000
    10 its another slower ball from Thompson, Nikolai gets through the shot too quickly and can only pop the ball up back to the bowler. Tame end for Nikolai and Thompson goes on a tour of the off-side to celebrate 32/1
    21 Young gets his man! Young had been working Dougherty over well with the short ball and this time gets a bit of bat on the ball. It flies up in the air and Rankin has to leap up at gully and take a one-handed catch above his head. 62/2
    33.3 its another brilliant catch from the Warriors. McCollum pulls out the reverse sweep and doesn't get a good connection on the ball. It goes up into the air and McBrine leaps up one handed and takes the catch at slip 128/3
    50.3 big, big wicket here. Shannon looked to clip the ball into the legside. It had too much power on it and Scanlon steadies himself at deep square leg and takes the catch. 180/5
    43.3 Nelson looks to cut the ball and gets a top edge, it flies to McBrine at slip and he takes the catch 162/4
    59 another twist in the tail. It holds up in the pitch and Thompson is through the shot too early. Rankin jumps up at mid-wicket and takes the catch above his head. 216/6
    63 its wide of off-stump and McCarter looks to be positive and hit down the ground. It's the faintest of edges and the keeper takes the catch. McBrine is delighted as the Umpires finger goes up. 227/7
    not out
    68 Mulder goes back in the crease and looks to turn the ball into the legside, misses and gets hit plumb in front of the stumps. The Umpires finger goes up and the Knights are 8 down 252/8
    not out
    19 (b 4, lb 4, nb 10, w 1)
    264/8 (79 Overs, RR: 3.34)
    Did not bat: J Magowan †
    Fall of wickets: 1-32 (NL Smith, 9.6 ov), 2-62 (C Dougherty, 20.6 ov), 3-128 (JA McCollum, 33.3 ov), 4-162 (LT Nelson, 43.3 ov), 5-180 (JNK Shannon, 50.3 ov), 6-216 (GJ Thompson, 58.6 ov), 7-227 (GJ McCarter, 62.6 ov), 8-252 (J Mulder, 67.6 ov)
    CA Young1414122.9211
    D Scanlon8.103304.0401
    AR McBrine21.554922.2400
    SR Thompson815006.2503
    J Thompson1032312.3000
    SV Lazars1315434.1500
    R Allen41601.5000

Close of Play

  • Tue, 01 Aug - day 1 - North-West Warriors 1st innings 208/9 (CA Young 1*, 68.2 ov)
  • Wed, 02 Aug - day 2 - no play
  • Thu, 03 Aug - day 3 - Northern Knights 2nd innings 264/8 (79 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

N. Knights 4th innings Partnerships

1st32C DoughertyNL Smith
2nd30C DoughertyJA McCollum
3rd66JNK ShannonJA McCollum
4th34JNK ShannonLT Nelson
5th18GJ ThompsonJNK Shannon
6th36GJ ThompsonGJ McCarter
7th11GJ McCarterNathan Smith
8th25J MulderNathan Smith
9th12GE KiddNathan Smith

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