Cricket: Greenlees takes six wickets as Academy ease past Cliftonville

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David Greenlees took six wickets as Academy dismissed Cliftonville for a paltry 42 in Saturday’s NCU Senior 1 fixture at Mallusk (July 4) (July 5).

Off-spinner Greenlees was in brilliant form. His first four overs produced five wickets without conceding a single run.

The win keeps the Hydepark lads locked in a mid-table battle with Lurgan, Muckamore and Templepatrick approaching the halfway stage.

Match summary: Academy 226-7 (45 overs, F McFadden 42, A Halbert 37, M Palmer 35, M Shields 27, D Munn 2-31, A Blain 2-46)

Cliftonville 42 (18 overs, D Greenlees 6-16, J Stinson 4-24)

Academy beat Cliftonville by 184 runs

On Sunday (July 5), Cliftonville lost by seven wickets at Derriaghy.

Match summary: Cliftonville 150 (48.1 overs, J Terrett 45, M McCord 38, C Moorehead 2-11, M Stinson 2-18, R Cummins 2-42)

Derriaghy 152-3 (41.3overs, K Aphale 50, P Bell 31no, C Lewis 32no)

Derriaghy beat Cliftonville by 7 wickets