Leinster Lightning start a very busy month of June away to the Northern Knights this weekend with John Andersonís men in action at Belmont on Sunday in the  50-over cup.

Jack Tector comes back into the team after a string of good scores at club and representative level. YMCAís captain will partner Ed Joyce at the top of the order.

Gareth Delany, the Leinster all-rounder also retains his place in the squad having made his provincial debut last week against the North-West Warriors in the T20 series.

The squad for the 50-Over Cup match on 4th June:

  • John Anderson (c) (Merrion)
  • Andrew Balbirnie (Pembroke)
  • Peter Chase (Malahide)
  • Gareth Delany (Leinster)
  • George Dockrell (v/c) (Leinster/ Trinity College)
  • Bobby Gamble (YMCA)
  • Ed Joyce (Merrion)
  • Kevin O'Brien (Railway Union)
  • Eddie Richardson (North County)
  • Simi Singh (YMCA)
  • Jack Tector (YMCA)
  • Lorcan Tucker (w/k) (Pembroke)

 First ball in Belmont is 10:45am and entry is free.

Starting Monday 5th June, the Lightning will be in action at Stormont, again taking on the Knights in what will be Leinsterís maiden First-class match.

George Dockrell misses out on this historic occasion as he will be busy with exams.

Merrionís fast bowling teenager, Max Neville joins the squad and there is also a return from injury for Tyrone Kane.

The squad for the First-class match is as follows:

  • John Anderson (c) (Merrion)
  • Andrew Balbirnie (Pembroke)
  • Peter Chase (Malahide)
  • Gareth Delany (Leinster)
  • Ed Joyce (Merrion)
  • Tyrone Kane (Merrion)
  • Max Neville (Merrion)
  • Kevin O'Brien (Railway Union)
  • Eddie Richardson (North County)
  • Simi Singh (YMCA)
  • Jack Tector (YMCA)
  • Lorcan Tucker (w/k) (Pembroke)

First ball each day in Stormont is 11am and entry is free with ball-by-ball coverage on www.cricketeurope.com