5 goes back in the crease and looks to pull the ball into the legside. Goes straight up in the air, Richardson runs down towards the batsman. Bobbles the ball and then dives forward to complete the catch. 10/2
    3.1 Dennison stays back in the crease and looks to clip a full ball into the legside, misses and gets hit on the pads in front of the stumps. No doubt in the Umpires mind, the finger goes up. 4/1
    not out
    55.2 Shannon doesn't look comfortable out there and tries to hit the ball over the top. Doesn't get everything on the ball and Richardson takes the catch running back at mid-off 150/7
    29.3 full ball, Getkate dropped the bat down onto the ball. Unluckily the ball goes into the ground and back onto the stumps. Knocks off the bails and Getkate has to go. 89/3
    30.2 its a good length ball and Nikolai plays away from his body. Gets an outside edge and Singh dives to his right to catch the ball. Nikolai is gone for a duck. 90/4
    43.5 looks to drive the ball into the covers, the ball was far to full and it Yorks him. 122/5
    49.5 gets forward and the ball gets the faintest edge, Tucker takes the catch behind the stumps and Delaney gets his second. 132/6
    82.5 its a good length ball and McKinley looks to defend the ball forward, comes back in off the pitch and McKinley is bowled! 227/8
    84.4 Smith stays back in the crease and the ball pops up off the bat. Richardson charges down the pitch and dives full length to complete the catch. Great fielding off his own bowling. 229/9
    85.4 Chase gets a full ball onto the stumps and that was all that she wrote. The stumps gets knocked over and the Knights Innings is finished. 233/10
    25 (b 9, lb 8, w 8)
    233 all out (85.4 Overs, RR: 2.71)
    Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Adam Dennison, 3.1 ov), 2-10 (Chris Dougherty, 4.6 ov), 2-70* (James Shannon, retired not out ), 3-89 (Shane Getkate, 29.3 ov), 4-90 (Nikolai Smith, 30.2 ov), 5-122 (John Matchett, 43.5 ov), 6-132 (Graeme McCarter, 49.5 ov), 7-150 (James Shannon, 55.2 ov), 8-227 (Robert McKinley, 82.5 ov), 9-229 (Nathan Smith, 84.4 ov), 10-233 (Gary Kidd, 85.4 ov)
    EJ Richardson1843341.8300
    PKD Chase16.444132.4640
    KJ O'Brien922602.8810
    M Neville923003.3320
    Simi Singh1232802.3300
    GJ Delany1634833.0000
    A Balbirnie401002.5000
    J Anderson11000.0000
    12.5 Joyce looks to tuck the ball into the legside, comes back in a little more then he expects and the bails get knocked off. McCarter is delighted with the wicket. 30/1
    69.4 a wicket from nowhere! Tector stay in the crease and Kidd bowls the ball full. Can't get the bat down in time and the bails gets knocked off. 190/4
    21.1 strangled down the legside! Its a full ball, down the legside and Anderson gets a little tickle on the ball down the legside. Dougherty claims the catch and the Umpires finger goes up 47/2
    53.5 Balbirnie gets onto the front foot and looks to defend. Takes the outside edge and Dougherty takes the catch, Umpire's finger goes up and the Knights lose their third wicket. 139/3
    74.4 Dont know what the Knights have had for the Tea but its definitely worked. Singh gets onto the front foot and gets a thin edge through to the keeper. Dougherty gets down low and takes the catch 202/6
    73.1 perfect start for Kidd. Tucker leans forward and the ball spins past the bat and knocks off the bails 200/5
    94.4 Richardson stands in the crease and looks to pull the ball into the legside, gets beaten for pace and his stumps get knocked back. 287/9
    83.3 its a short ball and Delany looks to pull the ball into the legside, its straight to Matchett at short mid-wicket and he takes the catch at head height 233/7
    86.1 O'Brien looks to clip the ball into the legside. Misses and gets hit on the back leg, the appeal goes up and Umpire Reynolds raises the finger. O'Brien looks back at the stumps and then walks back off the pitch 244/8
    95 Chase stays back in the crease and looks to push the ball forward. Misses and the stumps get hit again. Chase looks back at the stumps and can't believe whats happened. 288/10
    not out
    12 (b 6, lb 4, w 2)
    288 all out (95 Overs, RR: 3.03)
    Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Ed Joyce, 12.5 ov), 2-47 (John Anderson, 21.1 ov), 3-139 (Andy Balbirnie, 53.5 ov), 4-190 (Jack Tector, 69.4 ov), 5-200 (Lorcan Tucker, 73.1 ov), 6-202 (Simi Singh, 74.4 ov), 7-233 (Gareth Delany, 83.3 ov), 8-244 (Kevin O'Brien, 86.1 ov), 9-287 (Eddie Richardson, 94.4 ov), 10-288 (Peter Chase, 94.6 ov)
    GJ McCarter2064422.2010
    Nathan Smith1845403.0000
    NL Smith1332311.7610
    GKR McKinley1003623.6000
    SC Getkate905125.6600
    GE Kidd2557032.8000
    26 tosses the ball up and Dennison looks to drive the ball from the crease, misses and it takes off the bails. Disappointing way to get out, timely wicket for the Lightning 75/2
    8.1 its a full ball from Chase, Smith doesn't move his feet and swings through the line. It flies at a comfortable height to Richardson at point and he takes the catch 33/1
    41 Its a good length ball outside off-stump, McCollum drives the ball, gets an outside edge and it flies to Balbirnie at second slip. 103/4
    39.4 looks to get forward and defend the ball, misses the ball with the bat and gets hit on the boot. There is a huge appeal and the finger goes up from Umpire Reynolds. 103/3
    not out
    48.2 goes back in the crease and looks to turn the ball into the legside. Misses and gets hit in front of the stumps, no doubt about that and Delany gets the breakthrough again! 133/5
    57.3 Matchett looks to pull the ball towards the square leg boundary again. It goes further up in the air then distance from the wicket, Tector gets under the ball at square leg and takes the catch. 166/6
    not out
    22 (b 12, lb 2, nb 6, w 2)
    328/6d (96 Overs, RR: 3.41)
    Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Nikolai Smith, 8.1 ov), 2-75 (Adam Dennison, 25.6 ov), 3-103 (Chris Dougherty, 39.4 ov), 4-103 (James McCollum, 40.6 ov), 5-133 (Shane Getkate, 48.2 ov), 6-166 (John Matchett, 57.3 ov)
    PKD Chase1425724.0702
    EJ Richardson1024404.4000
    Simi Singh1915202.7300
    M Neville805206.5011
    GJ Delany1825813.2200
    A Balbirnie2484031.6600
    J Anderson301103.6600

Match Details


Leinster Lightning , 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

5,6,7 June 2017 (3-day match)

Reserve Umpire


Leinster Lightning 10, Northern Knights 9

Close of Play

  • Mon, 05 Jun - day 1 - Leinster Lightning 1st innings 22/0 (EC Joyce 12*, JB Tector 9*, 8.1 ov)
  • Tue, 06 Jun - day 2 - Leinster Lightning 1st innings 288
  • Wed, 07 Jun - day 3 - Northern Knights 2nd innings 328/6d (96 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

N. Knights 3rd innings Partnerships

33A DennisonNL Smith
42JA McCollumA Dennison
28C DoughertyJA McCollum
0JNK ShannonJA McCollum
30JNK ShannonSC Getkate
33JNK ShannonJ Matchett
162JNK ShannonGJ McCarter