18th Match, Dublin, July 29, 2022, Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy
(10.2/20 ov, T:97) 97/4

Leinster won by 6 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
Knights Innings
Leinster Innings
Northern Knights  (20 ovs maximum)
Paul Stirling c TH Tector b McCarthy10101311100.00
John Matchett c O'Reilly b McCarthy57101071.42
James McCollum  b McCarthy13140033.33
Cade Carmichael c Little b Simi Singh26233440113.04
Ruhan Pretorius  b Dockrell1360033.33
Mark Adair (c)c & b Little3470075.00
Neil Rock st †Tucker b Simi Singh22121621183.33
Matthew Humphreys st †Tucker b Dockrell2430050.00
Thomas Mayes c Simi Singh b McCarthy20131912153.84
Ben White c & b Dockrell24100050.00
Matthew Foster not out 2550040.00
Extras(lb 1, w 1)2
TOTAL14.4 Ov (RR: 6.54, 71 Mins)96
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (John Matchett, 2.3 ov), 2-16 (Paul Stirling, 2.5 ov), 3-32 (James McCollum, 4.6 ov), 4-42 (Ruhan Pretorius, 6.2 ov), 5-47 (Mark Adair, 7.4 ov), 6-62 (Cade Carmichael, 9.3 ov), 7-65 (Matthew Humphreys, 10.2 ov), 8-73 (Neil Rock, 11.1 ov), 9-93 (Ben White, 13.3 ov), 10-96 (Thomas Mayes, 14.4 ov)
Mikey O'Reilly10707.0050110
Josh Little301816.0092000
7.4 to MR Adair, the ball holds up a little in the pitch, leading edge heads into the on-side. Two of the Lightning fielders almost crash together as they both go for the ball, eventually the bowler catches the ball. 47/5
Barry McCarthy3.401844.90133000
2.3 to J Matchett, Matchett leans back in the crease and hits the ball in the air, doesn't time it very well. O'Reilly runs across to his left at mid-on and takes the catch. 12/1
2.5 to PR Stirling, Stirling reaches outside off-stump, top edges the ball towards square leg. Tim Tector races in off the boundary and dives full length to take the catch. Great fielding. 16/2
4.6 to JA McCollum, McCollum steps across the stumps, goes down on one knee and looks to ramp the ball. Went across too far and the legstump goes cartwheeling out of the ground.. 32/3
14.4 to T Mayes, Mayes looks to power the ball down the ground, doesn't get a great connection and Simi takes the catch at extra cover.. 96/10
Simi Singh302628.6682200
9.3 to C Carmichael, pulls the ball towards deep square leg, Little doesn't have to move as the ball picks him out perfectly. The Knights now six down. 62/6
11.1 to NA Rock, Rock looks to slog sweep the ball, he dragged his back foot out of the crease and Tucker picks up his second stumping of the Innings.. 73/8
George Dockrell301334.3391000
6.2 to R Pretorius, middle stump is lying flat on the ground! Pretorius reached forward and the ball spins back in between bat and pad, perfect delivery from Dockrell and the Knights are four down. 42/4
10.2 to MJ Humphreys, dances down the track and tries to pull the ball into the legside. The ball spins past the bat and Tucker whips off the bails, Humphreys didn't even try and get back in his crease. Knights falling in a heap here. 65/7
13.3 to B White, White looks to turn the ball into the legside. Leading edge pops up in the air and Dockrell runs towards mid-wicket to take the catch. 93/9
Gavin Hoey1013013.0011100
Leinster Lightning  (T: 97 runs from 20 ovs)
Andy Balbirnie c Humphreys b Foster52243073216.66
Simi Singh c Carmichael b Adair913121069.23
Lorcan Tucker c Carmichael b Foster058000.00
Harry Tector not out 28142041200.00
Tim Tector c Mayes b Adair53310166.66
George Dockrell (c)not out 1370033.33
Extras(lb 1, w 1)2
TOTAL10.2 Ov (RR: 9.38, 41 Mins)97/4
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Simi Singh, 3.4 ov), 2-46 (Lorcan Tucker, 5.4 ov), 3-74 (Andy Balbirnie, 7.5 ov), 4-79 (Tim Tector, 8.2 ov)
Mark Adair302528.33104100
3.4 to Simi Singh, Simi lifts the ball towards deep point, the fielder is in the right place and bends his knees to get down low and take the catch.. 26/1
8.2 to TH Tector, Tim looks to power the ball over mid-wicket, hits the ball with the bottom of the bat ans doesn't get power into the shot. Mayes takes a couple of steps back from mid-wicket to take the catch. 79/4
Matthew Foster3032210.6684200
5.4 to LJ Tucker, Tucker slices the ball in the air towards deep point, Carmichaels eye light up as the ball goes straight to him for his second catch. 46/2
7.5 to A Balbirnie, Balbirnie keeps looking for the boundaries, pulls the ball in the air towards long leg. The ball holds up a little in the wind and the fielder dives forward to take a catch inches off the ground. 74/3
Thomas Mayes302307.6682110
Matthew Humphreys1011011.0022000
Ben White0.205015.0001000
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TossNorthern Knights, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Barry McCarthy
Series resultLeinster won the 2022 Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy
Match days29 July 2022 - day (20-over match)
Match Referee
PointsLeinster Lightning 5, Northern Knights 0
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