CRICKET REVIEW: League and Cup wins for Cliftonville


Cliftonville Cricket Club got their season proper off to a successful start at the weekend with wins in both the league and the cup.

In NCU Senior 2 they accounted for Belfast International Sports Club (BISC) by 7 wickets, and in the Junior Cup they beat CIYMS 2nds by 7 runs in a tight finish.

Cliftonville captain Mark McCord had a good weekend with 4 wickets in the league match and a 50 in the cup, while Jonny Terrett was Player of the Match in the Junior Cup with an all-round performance of 93 runs and 4 wickets.

Cliftonville will now play Victoria in the Junior Cup 2nd Round

Senior 2 result: BISC 96 (26.0 overs, B Krishall 44, M McCord 4-22, J McNeilly 3-25, J Terrett 2-10)

Cliftonville 100-3 (R McKnight 36 no, D Munn 29, Ashish 2-14)

Cliftonville won by 7 wickets

Junior Cup First Round result: Cliftonville 245-6 (50 overs, J Terrett 93, M McCord 53 no, A Kelso 31, L Adair 2-37, B Smith 2-63)

CIYMS 2nds 238-9 (50 overs, J Moore 72, D Robinson 49, C Robinson 25, J Terrett 4-56 , F McFadden 2-27)

Cliftonville won by 7 runs