Cricket Scotland @CricketScotland
May 15, 2023 1 year

Heriot’s are now top of the Eastern Premier League after a comfortable away win at Watsonians on Saturday.

Watsonians were batting first at Myreside and Niall Alexander was the first visiting bowler to get in on the action.

He took the key wickets of Liam Naylor, skipper Oli Hairs and Andrew Chalmers before fellow seamer Adrian Neill got in on things and took 6-17 in eight overs.

That left the hosts 91-9 and they limped to 99 before James Dickinson took the final wicket.

In reply, Heriot’s were not keen to hang about and captain Lloyd Brown and Matthew Cross both made 48 not out as their team won by 10 wickets.

Forfarshire are second in the table after their own away win at RH Corstorphine.

Jack Hogarth led the way with 4-20 as the home side were bowled out for 125 at Barnton.

Michael Leask then made 51 not out and Callum Garden 49 in the reply to get their side home by four wickets.

Gen!us Grange have won three from three and are third in the table after a very convincing 147 run triumph at Carlton as 220 all out played 73 all out.

Stewart’s Melville returned from Stoneywood Dyce with a five wicket win and Falkland defeated Meigle by four wickets as 175 all out played 177-6.

M8 Driving Ferguslie and Ayr have won three from three to sit in the top two spots in Western Premiership One.

On Saturday, Ferguslie were at Greenock and Gregor Preston-Jones led the way with 61, whilst a number of other batters chipped in as they made 238 all out.

Captain Haroon Tahir then took 3-23 as Greenock were 126 all out to give Ferguslie a 112 run triumph.

Ayr-Stenhousemuir was a cracker at New Cambusdoon.

Captain Michael English hit an excellent 117 as the home side posted 236 all out up first, five visiting bowlers taking wickets.

In reply, 67 from Danie Rossouw and then 84 from Adeel Raza gave Stenhousemuir a chance, but English took the last two wickets as the chasing team fell short by 10 runs.

McCrea FS West of Scotland are third after a win at Prestwick while Your Move Dumfries skittled SM Cricket Stirling County out for 59 in a six wicket triumph.

And 85 from Sheryar Awan and 73 from captain Craig Young helped set up Clydesdale to chase down 250 to win at Tunnock’s Uddingston.

In the SPCU North East Championship on Saturday, Arbroath United’s bowlers were on top form to bowl Aberdeenshire out for 54.

At Lochlands, Jared Meiring took four wickets and Craig Ross three for the home side.

Marc Petrie then made 29 as Arbroath won by nine wickets to secure their position at the top of the table.

Huntly have won two completed league games from two and are second after an eight wicket win at home against Falkland II.

Skipper Jack Mitchell led the way with six wickets at Castle Park as the visitors were bowled out for 90. Top scorer with the bat for Huntly was then Elijah Ward-Armstrong with 37.

Forfarshire II saw off Strathmore, Perth Doo’cot won at Freuchie and Kinloch defeated Gordonians.

Carlton, Arbroath United and Aberdeenshire progressed in the Scottish Cup on Sunday.

The Watsonians-Heriot’s league match is pictured by Graham Gaw

Most Popular News

Latest Videos