1 its a great ball from Young, short and takes the glove and its an easy catch for first slip 0/1
    7.3 looks to pull a short ball into the legside, doesn't get over the ball and its a simple catch for the fielder at square leg. Knights in trouble here. 16/2
    8.5 there goes another! Its a good length ball, McCollum plays back and gets an edge through to the keeper. Lovely ball from Young there, McCollum can't believe that he edged that! 20/3
    37.5 Shannon decides that its time to hit out and looks to smash Thompson back over his head. Leans back as he strikes the ball and it flies high in the air. Thompson runs out towards extra cover and takes the catch. 130/10
    11 its another short ball and Getkate thrusts the bat at the ball. Takes the edge and it goes to Butt at third slip. Warriors on fire here! 32/4
    16.3 hits the ball up to Iroosh at mid-off, Smith sets off for the run. Iroosh hits the stumps with a direct hit and the Knights loses another. Suicidial running there 53/5
    26.5 Young has set Thompson up well here, after those short balls, its full and straight. Thompson plays all around the ball and the stumps go flying. 97/6
    33 Nelson is reaching forward to defend the ball. Stops a little off the pitch, hits the bat and loops up to Iroosh at wide mid-off. 118/7
    33.2 and he is gone for a Golden Duck! Its a short ball, McKinley goes back in the crease and fends at the ball away from his body. Loops up and Rankin takes the catch at fourth slip 119/8
    35.3 its a good length ball, Smith gets onto the front foot and the ball pops up back to the bowler. Thompson dives forward and gets both hands under the ball to take the catch. 121/9
    not out
    10 (lb 1, nb 4, w 5)
    130 all out (37.5 Overs, RR: 3.43)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Adam Dennison, 0.6 ov), 2-16 (Chris Dougherty, 7.3 ov), 3-20 (James McCollum, 8.5 ov), 4-32 (Shane Getkate, 10.6 ov), 5-53 (Nikolai Smith, 16.3 ov), 6-97 (Greg Thompson, 26.5 ov), 7-118 (Lee Nelson, 32.6 ov), 8-119 (Robert McKinley, 33.2 ov), 9-121 (Nathan Smith, 35.3 ov), 10-130 (James Shannon, 37.5 ov)
    CA Young1313752.8400
    D Scanlon913313.6600
    AP Gillespie301505.0022
    SR Thompson10.513232.9530
    R Allen211206.0000
    6.3 its another good length ball, Butt stays back in the crease and gets some bat on this one. Flies at a comfortable height to Shannon at second slip and he takes the catch. 8/1
    11 the pressure started to tell on Rankin and he pushes out at a good length ball. Takes the edge and goes to the keeper. 13/2
    13.1 its a loose shot from Iroosh. Its a nothing ball and its chipped tamely into McKinley's hands at mid-off. 23/3
    16.5 McKinley is angling the ball back into the batsman. Thompson is trapped on the crease and the Umpires finger goes up 43/4
    42.4 its a good length ball and McDonnell gets a nick on it, Dougherty takes the catch behind the stumps. 113/6
    37.2 its wide of off-stump and McBrine is reaching out for the ball. Gets an edge and it flies to Kidd at first slip 95/5
    46.4 its wide of off-stump and Gillespie reaches out and hits the ball on the full. Its straight at Thompson at gully and he takes the catch at head height 121/8
    43.2 this one does though! Its a nothing ball outside off-stump, Dougherty reaches forward and gets a nick on the ball, keeper takes another simple catch. Warriors lose their third wicket this morning! 114/7
    not out
    61.1 Its hit hard back towards the bowler, Kidd gets both hands to the ball and juggles it before pouching the ball. Young looks down into the ground 166/9
    64.5 the ball comes back in off the pitch and Scanlon plays all round the ball. The stumps gets knocked over and the Warriors lead by 37. 167/10
    14 (b 2, lb 6, nb 2, w 4)
    167 all out (64.5 Overs, RR: 2.57)
    Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Imran Butt, 6.3 ov), 2-13 (David Rankin, 10.6 ov), 3-23 (Irosh Samarasooriya, 13.1 ov), 4-43 (Stuart Thompson, 16.5 ov), 5-95 (Andy McBrine, 37.2 ov), 6-113 (Niall McDonnell, 42.4 ov), 7-114 (Rickie-Lee Dougherty, 43.2 ov), 8-121 (Aaron Gillespie, 46.4 ov), 9-166 (Craig Young, 61.1 ov), 10-167 (David Scanlon, 64.5 ov)
    Nathan Smith1833441.8810
    NL Smith13.562521.8011
    SC Getkate1323522.6900
    GKR McKinley1115114.6300
    GE Kidd821411.7500
    LT Nelson11000.0000
    5.3 looks to play the ball into the legside. Misses and gets trapped in front of the stumps, Umpire has no doubt this time and the dreaded finger goes up. 13/2
    4.2 its a short ball and Dougherty looks to pull the ball, doesn't get a good connection on it and his namesake takes the catch down the legside. 13/1
    9.5 the pressure has built up and this time McCollum does get some bat on the ball. Its a thin edge through to the keeper and the Knights are in trouble again 18/3
    11.1 Scanlon is on fire here and picks up his third wicket! Its outside off-stump and its a thick edge to Rankin at gully. Knights now four down 19/4
    39 looks to pull the ball into the legside, doesn't get over the ball and its hit high into the air. Dougherty runs up behind the stumps and takes a simple catch. No need to play a shot like that just before tea. 112/8
    11.2 two in two! Scanlon gets the yorker in perfectly, Nikolai didn't move his feet and the ball hits the stumps. 19/5
    33.2 its another good length ball and Thompson looked to defend the ball forward. Takes the edge and its through to the keeper. First first class wicket for Gillespie and he is delighted! 94/6
    35.2 its wide of off-stump and Nelson reaches out for the ball, hits it on the bounce into McDonnell's hands at second slip. 101/7
    not out
    48 goes back in the crease and looks to defend the ball. Takes the outside edge and its another catch behind the stumps. 141/9
    55 faster ball, clipped into the legside and its an easy run. McKinley sets off and Kidd is rooted to the spot. The throw comes into the keepers end and its the easiest runout ever for Dougherty. 161/9
    14 (lb 4, nb 6, w 4)
    161 all out (55 Overs, RR: 2.92)
    Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Chris Dougherty, 4.2 ov), 2-13 (Adam Dennison, 5.3 ov), 3-18 (James McCollum, 9.5 ov), 4-19 (James Shannon, 11.1 ov), 5-19 (Nikolai Smith, 11.2 ov), 6-94 (Greg Thompson, 33.2 ov), 7-101 (Lee Nelson, 35.2 ov), 8-112 (Shane Getkate, 38.6 ov), 9-141 (Nathan Smith, 47.6 ov), 10-161 (Gary Kidd, 54.6 ov)
    CA Young1032922.9023
    SR Thompson1013403.4010
    D Scanlon1242952.4100
    Imran Butt612504.1610
    AR McBrine1012802.8000
    AP Gillespie721221.7100

Match Details


North-West Warriors , elected to field first


Hours of play (local time)

11am start, Lunch 13.15-13.55, Tea 16.10-16.30, Close 18.30

Match days

30,31 May, 1 June 2017 (3-day match)

Reserve Umpire


North-West Warriors 11, Northern Knights 10

Close of Play

  • Tue, 30 May - day 1 - North-West Warriors 1st innings 89/4 (NJ McDonnell 18*, AR McBrine 29*, 35 ov)
  • Wed, 31 May - day 2 - North-West Warriors 2nd innings 48/2 (ISS Samarasooriya 20*, A Gillespie 0*, 15 ov)
  • Thu, 01 Jun - day 3 - no play

Match Notes

NW Warriors 4th innings Partnerships

1st6DA RankinImran Butt
2nd40ISS SamarasooriyaImran Butt
3rd2ISS SamarasooriyaAP Gillespie