Local cricket season underway as Bready trounce Donemana.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Local cricket season underway as Bready trounce Donemana. thumbnail Bready's Craig Young bowls to Donemana's Andy McBrine.

THE domestic cricket season got underway in gloroius sunshine on Saturday afternoon, and Bready got off to a flying start at Magheramason by routing Donemana by nine wickets for the second successive year.

Craig Young received the plaudits with bowling figures of 6-10, all six batter being clean-bowled for a score of just 70.

Debutant Malith Cooray's 25 was the best the Holm side could offer with the bat, with William McClintock the only other player to make it to double figures with his 11.

Conor Olphert (2-15) was also in fine bowling form for the hosts, while skipper Davy Scanlon and Ryan Barr picked up a wicket each.

Andrew Austin and Kyle Hamilton putting on 42 for the first wicket set the tone for an emphatic Bready reply, with Hamilton bowled by Cooray for 17 just before the break of play.

Austin (31 not out) and Irosh Samarasooriya (20 not out) picked things up from there to see out the impressive win as Scanlon's side hit the ground running with a full 25-point win.


T Riddles b Young 0
G Boyd b Young 1
W McClintock b Young 11
M Cooray c Rankin b Olphert 25
A McBrine c Austin b Barr 7
R Dougherty b Scanlon 9
G McClintock c Austin b Olphert 0
R Kee b Young 0
K Dougherty b Young 1
W McBrine b Young 0
C Neely not out 0
Extras: 16
Total: (all out, 25.2 overs) 70

Fall: 1-0, 2-13, 3-14, 4-39, 5-51, 6-59, 7-63, 8-69, 9-69, 10-70
C Young 7-1-10-6; D Scanlon 5.1-1-15-1; C Olphert 6-2-15-2; R
Barr 7-0-28-1


A Austin not out 31
K Hamilton b Cooray 17
I Samarasooriya not out 20
Extras: 3
Total: (1 wkt; 24 overs) 71

Fall: 1-42
M Cooray 7-1-21-1; W McClintock 3-0-16-0; A McBrine
5-1-14-0; G Boyd 4-1-7-0; W McBrine 2-0-3-0; C Neely 3-2-7-0


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