Monday’s matches

There were some high-scoring matches, and big margins of victory in this evening’s junior league matches.  In the Under 13 League Clydesdale CC won by ten wickets against the East Renfrewshire|Renfrew combined side, chasing 77 to win.  Glasgow Accies CC were also winners on the night in this age-group, defeating Greenock CC at New Anniesland by 32 runs, after posting 119 for 5 batting first.  And in Kilmarnock, Poloc CC ran out 77-run winners over their hosts the Irvine|Kilmarnock combined side, this after posting 151 for 1 batting first.  The individual performances of merit this evening included John Greene (33*), Hassaan Mehmood (34*), Hasan Malik (31*), Abdullah Rana (30*), Samee Mehmood (30*), Jack Hurford (30*), Ibrahim Faisal (30*) and Nikhil Koteeswaran (30*).  And with the ball there was a “4-for” recorded by Shahan Raja.

The older age-group – the Under 18s – saw the evening biggest score however, Clydesdale CC racking up 242 for 1 against the East Renfrewshire|Renfrew combined team at King George V Playing Fields in Renfrew.  Ihtesham Ul Haq was the main run scorer, scoring an unbeaten 146 from just 62 deliveries.  He was given support by Daniel Cairns (55) and Humza Zulfiqar (34).  Then in the second innings, Zakki Tariq took 4 for 7 as the Glasgow southside team ran out 178-run winners.