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Leinster Lightning v Northern Knights
Rathmines, 10 September 2017
Inter-provincial Cup
Result Leinster Lightning beat Northern Knights by 55 runs (DLS)
Toss Northern Knights
Latest update at 6:37 PM Local Time
Commentator Ian Callender
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6:37 PM So that's it for the 2017 inter-provincial season and just one more commentary this summer, Ireland's final one-day international of the season against the West Indies. Join me at Stormont hopefully bright and certainly early - the toss is due at 9.45am for a 10.15 start. For now, from Rathmines, it's good evening
6:35 PM But 55 runs an emphatic margin in a rain reduced game and once again underlines the strength of this Lighting side in all forms - this with their third successive treble.
6:34 PM Dockrell completed a man of the match performance with three wickets while Singh chipped in with two after Chase's two up front. Once Shannon went early and a breez 20 none of the other batsmen could keep up with the rate without getting out - Getkate and McKinley both scoring at a run-a-ball doing best
6:32 PM So another clinical performance by the champions who will receive their third trophy of the season very shortly, the presentation area just being set up
10
G Kidd c Tector b Singh 3 (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 50.00
Partnership of 16 in 13 balls
Northern Knights 132-10 in 24.5 overs
24.5 Singh to Kidd, OUT - CAUGHT! Lofted to long-on and safely held, running in
24.4 Singh to McKinley, 1 run. One bounce to Kane this time
24.3 Singh to Kidd, 1 run. Pulled through mid-wicket
24.2 Singh to Kidd, no run. Swing and a miss outside off
24.1 Singh to McKinley, 1 run. Good effort by Kane to stop the six, clawed it back
24
End of over 24 (11 runs) Northern Knights 129-9
G Kidd 2* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6) R McKinley 25* (25 balls, 0x4, 2x6)
Partnership of 13 in 1.2 overs
G Delany 3-0-22-1 Singh 4-0-22-1
Northern Knights need 59 runs to win in 1.0 overs.
23.6 G Delany to McKinley, 1 run. Turned through square leg
23.6 G Delany to McKinley, WIDE MISSED STUMPING. Actually missed the stumps with his first attempt
23.5 G Delany to McKinley, 2 runs. Driven through point
23.4 G Delany to McKinley, no run.
23.3 G Delany to McKinley, SIX Pulled over square leg
23.2 G Delany to McKinley, no run.
23.1 G Delany to Kidd, 1 run. Nudged to thirdman
23
End of over 23 (5 runs) Northern Knights 118-9
R McKinley 16* (20 balls, 0x4, 1x6) G Kidd 1* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 2 in 0.2 overs
Singh 4-0-22-1 G Delany 2-0-11-1
Northern Knights need 70 runs to win in 2.0 overs.
22.6 Singh to Kidd, 1 run. Forward and eased through mid-wicket
22.6 Singh to Kidd, WIDE Down leg
22.5 Singh to Kidd, no run. Forward defensive
6:23 PM So Gary Kidd the last batsman in the inter-provincial season
9
Nat Smith bowled Singh 9 (8 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 112.50
Partnership of 24 in 21 balls
Northern Knights 116-9 in 22.4 overs
22.4 Singh to Nat Smith, OUT - BOWLED! Swing and a miss and Singh doesn't
22.3 Singh to McKinley, 1 run. Cut to backward point, throw misses with McKinley short of his ground
22.2 Singh to McKinley, 2 runs. Reverse sweep to thirdman
22.1 Singh to McKinley, no run. Forward to Terry at extra cover
22
End of over 22 (9 runs) Northern Knights 113-8
Nat Smith 9* (7 balls, 0x4, 0x6) R McKinley 13* (17 balls, 0x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 21 in 2.5 overs
G Delany 2-0-11-1 Singh 3-0-17-0
Northern Knights need 75 runs to win in 3.0 overs.
21.6 G Delany to Nat Smith, no run.
21.5 G Delany to McKinley, 1 run. Pushed up to mid-off
21.4 G Delany to McKinley, SIX Not get a wicket with that one, so short and pulled to deep square
21.3 G Delany to McKinley, no run. Misses outside off
21.2 G Delany to Nat Smith, 1 run. Through mid-wicket
21.1 G Delany to McKinley, 1 run. Turned round the corner
21
End of over 21 (10 runs) Northern Knights 104-8
Nat Smith 8* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) R McKinley 5* (13 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 12 in 1.5 overs
Singh 3-0-17-0 G Delany 1-0-2-1
Northern Knights need 84 runs to win in 4.0 overs.
20.6 Singh to McKinley, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket
20.5 Singh to Nat Smith, 3 runs. Another outside edge to thirdman and another three
20.4 Singh to McKinley, 1 run. Just reaches that as he sweeps to deep mid-wicket
20.3 Singh to Nat Smith, 1 run. Inside edge past leg stump
20.2 Singh to McKinley, 1 run. Turned past square leg
20.1 Singh to Nat Smith, 3 runs. Outside edge to thirdman and good running by McKinley
20
End of over 20 (2 runs) Northern Knights 94-8
R McKinley 2* (10 balls, 0x4, 0x6) Nat Smith 1* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 2 in 0.5 overs
G Delany 1-0-2-1 Singh 2-0-7-0
Northern Knights need 94 runs to win in 5.0 overs.
19.6 G Delany to McKinley, no run. Beaten by turn there and miscued back to the bowler
19.5 G Delany to Nat Smith, 1 run. Shorter and cut to backward point
19.4 G Delany to Nat Smith, no run. Misses outside off on the back foot
19.3 G Delany to McKinley, 1 run. Forced through the covers
19.2 G Delany to McKinley, no run. Forward into the covers
8
G McCarter c Terry b G Delany 13 (19 balls, 1x4, 0x6) SR: 68.42
Partnership of 3 in 9 balls
Northern Knights 92-8 in 19.1 overs
19.1 G Delany to McCarter, OUT - CAUGHT! Gets a wicket first ball, skied to mid-wicket and simple catch
19
End of over 19 (1 run) Northern Knights 92-7
R McKinley 1* (7 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G McCarter 13* (18 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 3 in 1.2 overs
Singh 2-0-7-0 Dockrell 5-0-18-3
Northern Knights need 96 runs to win in 6.0 overs.
18.6 Singh to McKinley, no run. Pushed back to the bowler
18.6 Singh to McKinley, WIDE Down leg side
18.5 Singh to McKinley, no run.
18.4 Singh to McKinley, no run. Turned into the leg side
18.3 Singh to McKinley, no run. Possible stumping chance but Tucker fumbles
18.2 Singh to McKinley, no run. Taken on the pad as he comes forward
18.1 Singh to McKinley, no run. Forward to mid-wicket
18
End of over 18 (4 runs) Northern Knights 91-7
G McCarter 13* (18 balls, 1x4, 0x6) R McKinley 1* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 2 in 0.2 overs
Dockrell 5-0-18-3 Singh 1-0-6-0
Northern Knights need 97 runs to win in 7.0 overs.
17.6 Dockrell to McKinley, 1 run. Off the back foot through the covers
17.5 Dockrell to McCarter, 1 run. Forward and down to long-off
7
J Mulder c Singh b Dockrell 7 (13 balls, 1x4, 0x6) SR: 53.85
Partnership of 11 in 17 balls
Northern Knights 89-7 in 17.4 overs
17.4 Dockrell to Mulder, OUT - CAUGHT! Long hop but gets a wicket, pulled to deep mid-wicket
17.3 Dockrell to McCarter, 1 run. Forward and through the covers
17.2 Dockrell to Mulder, 1 run. Dockrell can't field that one cleanly either
17.1 Dockrell to Mulder, no run. Misses with the sweep shot
17
End of over 17 (6 runs) Northern Knights 87-6
G McCarter 11* (16 balls, 1x4, 0x6) J Mulder 6* (10 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 9 in 2.1 overs
Singh 1-0-6-0 Dockrell 4-0-14-2
Northern Knights need 101 runs to win in 8.0 overs.
16.6 Singh to Mulder, 1 run. Goes back and turned to square leg
16.5 Singh to Mulder, FOUR Turned round the corner and horrible misfield by Dockrell
16.4 Singh to Mulder, no run. Straight to mid-wicket
16.3 Singh to Mulder, no run. Clipped straight to mid-wicket
16.2 Singh to Mulder, no run. Driven back to the bowler
16.1 Singh to McCarter, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket
6:03 PM William Porterfield and Gary Wilson have arrived at the ground
16
End of over 16 (2 runs) Northern Knights 81-6
J Mulder 1* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G McCarter 10* (15 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 3 in 1.1 overs
Dockrell 4-0-14-2 D Delany 4-0-27-1
Northern Knights need 107 runs to win in 9.0 overs.
15.6 Dockrell to Mulder, no run. Defends from the crease
15.5 Dockrell to Mulder, no run. Pushed into the covers
15.4 Dockrell to McCarter, 1 run. Forward and out to the cover sweeper
15.3 Dockrell to Mulder, 1 run. Pushed to backward point
15.2 Dockrell to Mulder, no run. Turned into the leg side
15.1 Dockrell to Mulder, no run. Turned round the corner
6:00 PM Scoreboard confirms target score is 188
5:59 PM Scheduled to start at 6pm with 10 overs lost so 10 overs remaining and the provisional target is 188 - so an unlikely 109 from 10 overs with just 4 wickets left
5:52 PM Stumps back in so should get a revised match distance shortly
5:47 PM Groundstaff starting to clear up ad a few players starting to appear. No sign of the umpires yet, probably doing calculatons but the rain has stopped so looks like we will get more cricket. Just five more overs needed to get a result
5:39 PM Just had a heavy downpour and still raining - the clock is counting down. Have to be back on the field by 6.15 to get a result
5:17 PM And they don't take much persuasion to come off as the covers are pushed on once again
15
End of over 15 (8 runs) Northern Knights 79-6
G McCarter 9* (14 balls, 1x4, 0x6) J Mulder 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 1 in 0.1 overs
D Delany 4-0-27-1 Dockrell 3-0-12-2
Northern Knights need 128 runs to win in 20.0 overs.
14.6 D Delany to McCarter, no run. Pushed into the covers as the rain starts again
5:16 PM They crossed at the fall of the wicket
14.6 D Delany to Mulder, WIDE Down leg side
6
S Getkate c Dockrell b D Delany 18 (18 balls, 2x4, 1x6) SR: 100.00
Partnership of 20 in 20 balls
Northern Knights 78-6 in 14.5 overs
14.5 D Delany to Getkate , OUT - CAUGHT! One big shot too many, too full and skied to cover
14.4 D Delany to Getkate , SIX Good connection there, lofted into the fence at wide long-on
14.3 D Delany to McCarter, 1 run. Forward and tucked through mid-wicket
14.2 D Delany to McCarter, no run. Forward to extra cover
14.1 D Delany to McCarter, no run. Misses outside off
14
End of over 14 (3 runs) Northern Knights 71-5
S Getkate 12* (16 balls, 2x4, 0x6) G McCarter 8* (10 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 13 in 2.3 overs
Dockrell 3-0-12-2 D Delany 3-0-19-0
Northern Knights need 136 runs to win in 21.0 overs.
13.6 Dockrell to McCarter, 1 run. Forward andn along the ground to long-off
13.5 Dockrell to McCarter, no run.
13.4 Dockrell to Getkate , 1 run. Cut away to the sweeper, Chase
13.3 Dockrell to Getkate , no run. Defends into the off side
13.2 Dockrell to McCarter, 1 run. Pushed into the covers
13.1 Dockrell to McCarter, no run.
13
End of over 13 (9 runs) Northern Knights 68-5
S Getkate 11* (14 balls, 2x4, 0x6) G McCarter 6* (6 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 10 in 1.3 overs
D Delany 3-0-19-0 Dockrell 2-0-9-2
Northern Knights need 139 runs to win in 22.0 overs.
12.6 D Delany to Getkate , no run. Defends from the crease
12.5 D Delany to Getkate , FOUR Pulled away over mid-wicket
12.4 D Delany to Getkate , no run. Forward to backward point
12.3 D Delany to McCarter, 1 run. Full ball and into the covers
12.2 D Delany to McCarter, FOUR Driven through the covers, beats Terry's dive
12.1 D Delany to McCarter, no run. Forward and up to mid-off
12
End of over 12 (3 runs) Northern Knights 59-5
S Getkate 7* (11 balls, 1x4, 0x6) G McCarter 1* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 1 in 0.3 overs
Dockrell 2-0-9-2 D Delany 2-0-10-0
Northern Knights need 148 runs to win in 23.0 overs.
11.6 Dockrell to McCarter, 1 run. Shorter and cut away through the covers to the sweeper
11.5 Dockrell to McCarter, no run. Pushed into the off side
11.4 Dockrell to McCarter, no run. Just gets an inside edge on that
5
G Thompson bowled Dockrell 4 (9 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 44.44
Partnership of 13 in 14 balls
Northern Knights 58-5 in 11.3 overs
11.3 Dockrell to Thompson, OUT - BOWLED! 2nd wicket for Dockrell as sweep shot is missed, another poor shot
11.2 Dockrell to Thompson, no run. Off the back foot up to mid-off
11.1 Dockrell to Thompson, 2 runs. Down the pitch and just clears mid-on
11
End of over 11 (5 runs) Northern Knights 56-4
S Getkate 7* (11 balls, 1x4, 0x6) G Thompson 2* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 11 in 1.5 overs
D Delany 2-0-10-0 Dockrell 1-0-6-1
Northern Knights need 151 runs to win in 24.0 overs.
10.6 D Delany to Getkate , FOUR Stroked through cover
10.5 D Delany to Thompson, 1 run. Easily to mid-wicket
10.4 D Delany to Thompson, no run. Punched up to mid-on
10.3 D Delany to Thompson, no run. Bat-pad into the off side
10.2 D Delany to Thompson, no run. Misses outside off
10.1 D Delany to Thompson, no run. Cut to backward point, good stop to his right by Gareth Delany
10
End of over 10 (6 runs) Northern Knights 51-4
S Getkate 3* (10 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G Thompson 1* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 6 in 0.5 overs
Dockrell 1-0-6-1 D Delany 1-0-5-0
Northern Knights need 156 runs to win in 25.0 overs.
9.6 Dockrell to Getkate , no run. Cut straight to backward point
9.5 Dockrell to Getkate , no run. Pushed into the covers
9.4 Dockrell to Getkate , no run. Defends down the pitch
9.3 Dockrell to Getkate , no run.
9.2 Dockrell to Thompson, 1 run. Swept round the corner, not much bat on it as Dockrell appealed for lbw
9.2 Dockrell to Thompson, 5 WIDES. Down leg side
4
C Dougherty c Kane b Dockrell 5 (11 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 45.45
Partnership of 8 in 14 balls
Northern Knights 45-4 in 9.1 overs
9.1 Dockrell to Dougherty, OUT - CAUGHT! First ball, first big hit to long-on and fielder didn't have far to move
9
End of over 9 (5 runs) Northern Knights 45-3
S Getkate 3* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6) C Dougherty 5* (10 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 8 in 2.1 overs
D Delany 1-0-5-0 Kane 4-1-24-1
Northern Knights need 162 runs to win in 26.0 overs.
8.6 D Delany to Getkate , 2 runs. Heaved through wide mid-on
8.5 D Delany to Dougherty, 1 run. Pulled through mid-wicket
8.4 D Delany to Dougherty, no run. Again beaten, taken high on the pad
8.3 D Delany to Dougherty, no run. Forward and up to mid-on
8.2 D Delany to Dougherty, 2 runs. Forward and down to long leg
8.1 D Delany to Dougherty, no run. Taken on the thigh pad first up
4:47 PM David Delany replaces Chase. He was impressively quick at Clontarf last week
8
End of over 8 (3 runs) Northern Knights 40-3
S Getkate 1* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) C Dougherty 2* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 3 in 1.1 overs
Kane 4-1-24-1 Chase 4-1-15-2
Northern Knights need 167 runs to win in 27.0 overs.
7.6 Kane to Getkate , no run. Misses with the pull to leg
7.5 Kane to Dougherty, 1 run. That could have been caught as well, top edge to long leg but lands short of Chase
7.4 Kane to Getkate , 1 run. DROPPED Bad miss from a bad shot, dropped at backward point
7.3 Kane to Getkate , no run. Defends to backward point
7.2 Kane to Getkate , no run. Driven back to the bowler who takes a shy at the stumps
7.1 Kane to Dougherty, 1 run. Tucked down to long leg
7
End of over 7 (4 runs) Northern Knights 37-3
S Getkate 0* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6) C Dougherty 0* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.1 overs
Chase 4-1-15-2 Kane 3-1-21-1
Northern Knights need 170 runs to win in 28.0 overs.
6.6 Chase to Getkate , no run. Forward to Anderson at mid-off
3
J McCollum c L Tucker b Chase 13 (22 balls, 2x4, 0x6) SR: 59.09
Partnership of 4 in 8 balls
Northern Knights 37-3 in 6.5 overs
6.5 Chase to McCollum, OUT - CAUGHT! That looked like a howler, goes for pull and the batsman certainly thought he missed it, but given caught behind
6.4 Chase to McCollum, no run. Defends from the crease to point
6.3 Chase to McCollum, no run. Misses outside off, extra bounce
6.2 Chase to McCollum, FOUR Driven through mid-wicket
6.1 Chase to McCollum, no run. Off the back foot to point
6
End of over 6 (1 run) Northern Knights 33-2
C Dougherty 0* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6) J McCollum 9* (17 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.3 overs
Kane 3-1-21-1 Chase 3-1-11-1
Northern Knights need 174 runs to win in 29.0 overs.
5.6 Kane to Dougherty, no run. Sees out the over in defence
5.5 Kane to Dougherty, no run.
5.4 Kane to Dougherty, no run.
2
J Shannon bowled Kane 20 (12 balls, 3x4, 1x6) SR: 166.67
Partnership of 33 in 29 balls
Northern Knights 33-2 in 5.3 overs
5.3 Kane to Shannon, OUT - BOWLED! The break has done Shannon no good, looked like he was yorked as he tried to turn to leg
4:33 PM So despite Shannon's fast start, they still need 174 more from 29.4 overs, basically six an over
4:32 PM And just as the revised DLS sheet appears, the umpires and players head to the middle. New target is 207 in 35
4:24 PM Umpires are standing in the middle i light rain, perversely while more sheets are brought out to cover the run-ups and, as I speak, the sun breaks through but more dark clouds seem to coming this way
4:07 PM And before the next ball is bowled, the rain sweeps in again and we have another stoppage
5.2 Kane to McCollum, 1 leg bye.
5.1 Kane to McCollum, no run. Misses outside off
5
End of over 5 (3 runs) Northern Knights 32-1
J Shannon 20* (11 balls, 3x4, 1x6) J McCollum 9* (15 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 32 in 4.2 overs
Chase 3-1-11-1 Kane 2-0-21-0
Northern Knights need 193 runs to win in 36.0 overs.
4.6 Chase to Shannon, no run. Beaten on the back foot outside off although that kept low
4.5 Chase to McCollum, 1 run. Off the back foot to the left of cover
4.4 Chase to Shannon, 1 run. Pushed to backward point and good run
4.3 Chase to Shannon, no run. Forward but straight to cover
4.2 Chase to McCollum, 1 run. Tucked to square leg
4.1 Chase to McCollum, no run. Drives to point
4
End of over 4 (7 runs) Northern Knights 29-1
J Shannon 19* (8 balls, 3x4, 1x6) J McCollum 7* (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 29 in 3.2 overs
Kane 2-0-21-0 Chase 2-1-8-1
Northern Knights need 196 runs to win in 37.0 overs.
3.6 Kane to Shannon, no run. And finally, cut to backward point
3:59 PM Seem to have a problem finding a replacement ball
3.5 Kane to Shannon, SIX That's in the slot and flicked over mid-wicket
3.4 Kane to McCollum, 1 run. Pushed up to mid-on
3.3 Kane to McCollum, no run. Turned to mid-wicket
3.2 Kane to McCollum, no run. Off the back foot to extra cover
3.1 Kane to McCollum, no run. Forward and pushed to mid-on
3
End of over 3 (8 runs) Northern Knights 22-1
J Shannon 13* (6 balls, 3x4, 0x6) J McCollum 6* (8 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 22 in 2.2 overs
Chase 2-1-8-1 Kane 1-0-14-0
Northern Knights need 203 runs to win in 38.0 overs.
2.6 Chase to Shannon, no run. LUCKY Leading edge seemed certain to go to hand but mid-off and mid-on slow to move and it lands between them
2.5 Chase to McCollum, 1 run. Tucked through square leg
2.4 Chase to McCollum, no run. Full ball dug out to the bowler
2.3 Chase to McCollum, no run. Off the back foot to point
2.2 Chase to McCollum, FOUR Super shot, driven through mid-wicket
2.2 Chase to McCollum, WIDE Now outside off
2.1 Chase to McCollum, no run. Drives to mid-off
2.1 Chase to McCollum, WIDE And again
2.1 Chase to McCollum, WIDE Down leg side
2
End of over 2 (14 runs) Northern Knights 14-1
J Shannon 13* (5 balls, 3x4, 0x6) J McCollum 1* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 14 in 1.2 overs
Kane 1-0-14-0 Chase 1-1-0-1
Northern Knights need 211 runs to win in 39.0 overs.
1.6 Kane to Shannon, FOUR Flicked nonchantly off his legs to fine leg. Great start by the skipper
1.5 Kane to Shannon, no run. Punched off the back foot to cover
1.4 Kane to Shannon, FOUR Hurried on to him but off the top of the bat to mid-wicket
1.3 Kane to McCollum, 1 run. Full and nudged down to long leg
1.2 Kane to Shannon, 1 run. Outside edge past second slip
1.1 Kane to Shannon, FOUR On leg and dispatched through mid-wicket
1
End of over 1 (0 runs) Northern Knights 0-1
J McCollum 0* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6) J Shannon 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.2 overs
Chase 1-1-0-1
Northern Knights need 225 runs to win in 40.0 overs.
0.6 Chase to McCollum, no run. Beaten on the back foot but taken high on the pad
0.5 Chase to McCollum, no run. Beaten outside off as it swings away
1
Nik Smith bowled Chase 0 (4 balls, 0x4, 0x6) SR: 0.00
Partnership of 0 in 4 balls
Northern Knights 0-1 in 0.4 overs
0.4 Chase to Nik Smith, OUT - BOWLED! Beaten on the back foot and clips the bails
0.3 Chase to Nik Smith, no run. Forward and pushed into the covers
0.2 Chase to Nik Smith, no run. Stays back and possibly left outside off
0.1 Chase to Nik Smith, no run. Taken on the pad heading down leg
3:37 PM It is James Shannon - still looking for his first 50 in the competition - who has walked out with Instonians team-mate Nikolai Smith to open the batting and Peter Chase to open the bowling
3:29 PM As long as there is no more rain play will resume at 3.40pm, with another seven overs lost and the new target score is 225 from 41 overs
3:23 PM Another relatively heavy shower has passed, the sun is out again and the umpires back in the middle for another deicision but it will be a new DLS target score when we get under way again
3:10 PM Right on cue, the rain returns and the covers are back on
3:02 PM There will be a 10 mins delay in the restart as lunch didn't arrive until 2.40
2:35 PM Looks like the target after DLS will go up by only two runs with 242 the provisional total from 48 overs. But will confirm that when we return after lunch, the action resumes at 3pm
2:34 PM 73 came off the last 10 overs as Getkate conceded 31 off his last two overs to ruin his figures. Surprising that Nathan Smith didn't get his full quote while McCarter ad McKinley were both economical and picked up a wicket. Kidd the only spin Shannon could rely on and, forunately he was probably the pick of the attack
2:31 PM And that looks a winning total on this pitch, super finish by Dockrell who continues his prolific form with the bat and in the end comfortably top scorer after a series of frustrating 20s and a 30
48
End of over 48 (15 runs) Leinster Lightning 239-8
G Dockrell 50* (35 balls, 4x4, 2x6) D Delany 11* (9 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 39 in 3.1 overs
Getkate 10-0-61-2 McKinley 7-1-27-1
47.6 Getkate to Dockrell, 2 runs. And he turns that through mid-wicket to bring up his 50 off the last ball
47.5 Getkate to Dockrell, 2 runs. Again to long-on and again two,thanks to a fumble
47.4 Getkate to Dockrell, 2 runs. Driven to long-on and great running keeps him in strike
47.3 Getkate to Dockrell, 2 runs. DROPPED By Nathan Smith at long-on, straight in and straight down
47.2 Getkate to Dockrell, SIX Driven over long-off, super hit
47.1 Getkate to D Delany, 1 run. Along the ground to long-off
47
End of over 47 (7 runs) Leinster Lightning 224-8
G Dockrell 36* (30 balls, 4x4, 1x6) D Delany 10* (8 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 24 in 2.1 overs
McKinley 7-1-27-1 Getkate 9-0-46-2
46.6 McKinley to D Delany, 1 run. Pushed up towards mid-off
46.5 McKinley to D Delany, no run. Misses that outside off
46.4 McKinley to D Delany, 2 runs. Drives to long-off
46.3 McKinley to D Delany, FOUR Big outside edge flies to fine thirdman
46.2 McKinley to D Delany, no run. Goes for the scoop shot but not even close to making contact, Dockrell down to have a word with him
46.1 McKinley to D Delany, no run. Round the wicket and left hander defends down the pitch
2:20 PM McKinley to bowl the last over at the Rathmines Road end
46
End of over 46 (16 runs) Leinster Lightning 217-8
G Dockrell 36* (30 balls, 4x4, 1x6) D Delany 3* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 17 in 1.1 overs
Getkate 9-0-46-2 Kidd 10-1-31-3
45.6 Getkate to Dockrell, 2 runs. Driven to long-off
45.5 Getkate to Dockrell, SIX Pulled way over mid-wicket and takes him to the top score, new ball please
45.4 Getkate to D Delany, 3 runs. Drives through cover and good effort by Kidd on the boundary
45.3 Getkate to D Delany, no run. Forward and back to the bowler
45.2 Getkate to Dockrell, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket
45.1 Getkate to Dockrell, FOUR Lovely shot over extra cover
45
End of over 45 (6 runs) Leinster Lightning 201-8
D Delany 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G Dockrell 23* (26 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 1 in 0.1 overs
Kidd 10-1-31-3 Getkate 8-0-30-2
44.6 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket to complete a fine spell by Gary Kidd
8
T Kane c Mulder b Kidd 7 (9 balls, 1x4, 0x6) SR: 77.78
Partnership of 16 in 18 balls
Leinster Lightning 200-8 in 44.5 overs
44.5 Kidd to Kane, OUT - CAUGHT! That's a fine catch at long-off because he had to adjust and took it to his left on the run
44.4 Kidd to Kane, FOUR Sweep shot but gets bottom edge very fine
44.3 Kidd to Kane, no run. Forward and pushed into the covers
44.2 Kidd to Kane, no run.
44.1 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Lofted towards Mulder at long-off but too slow to pick it up
44
End of over 44 (7 runs) Leinster Lightning 195-7
T Kane 3* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G Dockrell 21* (24 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 11 in 2.1 overs
Getkate 8-0-30-2 Kidd 9-1-25-2
43.6 Getkate to Kane, no run. Full ball kept out
43.5 Getkate to Dockrell, 1 run. Along the ground to long-on
43.4 Getkate to Dockrell, no run. Misses full ball outside off
43.3 Getkate to Kane, 1 run. Down the pitch and upper cut to thirdman
43.2 Getkate to Dockrell, 1 run. Down the ground to long-on
43.1 Getkate to Dockrell, FOUR Forward and well timed through mid-wicket
43
End of over 43 (4 runs) Leinster Lightning 188-7
T Kane 2* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G Dockrell 15* (20 balls, 2x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 4 in 1.1 overs
Kidd 9-1-25-2 Getkate 7-0-23-2
42.6 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Clipped to Getkate at backward square but he misfields
42.5 Kidd to Kane, 1 run. Through the covers
42.4 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Of the back foot into the covers
42.3 Kidd to Dockrell, no run. Down the pitch but good stop at short mid-wicket
42.2 Kidd to Kane, 1 run. Off the back foot through point
42.1 Kidd to Kane, no run. Defends to the bowler
42
End of over 42 (1 run) Leinster Lightning 184-7
G Dockrell 13* (17 balls, 2x4, 0x6) T Kane 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.1 overs
Getkate 7-0-23-2 Kidd 8-1-21-2
41.6 Getkate to Dockrell, no run. Driven to mid-off
7
L Tucker c Kidd b Getkate 30 (45 balls, 3x4, 0x6) SR: 66.67
Partnership of 29 in 34 balls
Leinster Lightning 184-7 in 41.5 overs
41.5 Getkate to L Tucker, OUT - CAUGHT! Pulled to deep mid-wicket and still 32 is top score
41.4 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Full ball dug out to mid-wicket
41.3 Getkate to Dockrell, 1 run. Clipped through mid-wicket
41.2 Getkate to Dockrell, no run. Drives to Thompson at backward point
41.1 Getkate to Dockrell, no run. Misses outside off
41
End of over 41 (4 runs) Leinster Lightning 183-6
L Tucker 30* (43 balls, 3x4, 0x6) G Dockrell 12* (13 balls, 2x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 28 in 4.5 overs
Kidd 8-1-21-2 Nat Smith 9-1-47-1
40.6 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Off the back foot to Mulder at long-off
40.5 Kidd to Dockrell, no run. Down the pitch but defends to the bowler
40.4 Kidd to L Tucker, 1 run. Swept to deep backward square
40.3 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Down the pitch and along the ground to long-on
40.2 Kidd to Dockrell, no run. Off the back foot into the covers
40.1 Kidd to L Tucker, 1 run. Turned down to long leg
40
End of over 40 (10 runs) Leinster Lightning 179-6
G Dockrell 10* (9 balls, 2x4, 0x6) L Tucker 28* (41 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 24 in 3.5 overs
Nat Smith 9-1-47-1 Kidd 7-1-17-2
39.6 Nat Smith to Dockrell, no run. Forward and pushed to cover
39.5 Nat Smith to Dockrell, FOUR Lofted over extra cover and Nik Smith makes a mess of the dive and it goes over the boundary
39.4 Nat Smith to Dockrell, FOUR Lofted wide of mid-off
1:54 PM Sun blazing down now but it is breezy
39.3 Nat Smith to Dockrell, no run. Forward defensive towards mid-on
39.2 Nat Smith to L Tucker, 1 run. Driven along the ground to long-off
39.2 Nat Smith to L Tucker, WIDE Full but down leg
39.1 Nat Smith to L Tucker, no run. Pulled to mid-wicket
1:52 PM Last powerplay signalled with nine overs remaining
39
End of over 39 (3 runs) Leinster Lightning 169-6
G Dockrell 2* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Tucker 27* (39 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 14 in 2.5 overs
Kidd 7-1-17-2 Nat Smith 8-1-37-1
38.6 Kidd to L Tucker, 1 run. Swept through backward square
38.5 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Driven back to the bowler
38.4 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Flicked down to McCollum at deep square
38.3 Kidd to L Tucker, 1 run. Down the pitch and up to mid-on
38.2 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Straight to Nik Smith at cover
38.1 Kidd to L Tucker, no run.
38
End of over 38 (8 runs) Leinster Lightning 166-6
G Dockrell 1* (4 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Tucker 25* (34 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 11 in 1.5 overs
Nat Smith 8-1-37-1 Kidd 6-1-14-2
37.6 Nat Smith to Dockrell, no run. Full ball to backward point
37.5 Nat Smith to L Tucker, 1 run. Pushed up to a deepish mid-off
37.5 Nat Smith to L Tucker, WIDE Down leg side
37.4 Nat Smith to L Tucker, FOUR Down the pitch and cracked through cover
37.3 Nat Smith to L Tucker, no run. Driven on the bounce to extra cover
37.2 Nat Smith to L Tucker, 2 runs. Steered down to thirdman, Mulder
37.1 Nat Smith to L Tucker, no run. Forward to Shannon at short mid-wicket
37
End of over 37 (3 runs) Leinster Lightning 158-6
G Dockrell 1* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Tucker 18* (29 balls, 2x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 3 in 0.5 overs
Kidd 6-1-14-2 Mulder 5-0-43-0
36.6 Kidd to L Tucker, 1 run. Very late cut to short thirdman but good call and run by Dockrell
36.5 Kidd to Dockrell, 1 run. Angled to left of backward point
36.4 Kidd to Dockrell, no run. Forward to Nik Smith at short extra
36.3 Kidd to Dockrell, no run. Pushed to McCarter at cover
36.2 Kidd to L Tucker, 1 run. Short again outside off and cut to the sweeper
6
J Anderson c McCollum b Kidd 21 (27 balls, 2x4, 0x6) SR: 77.78
Partnership of 39 in 54 balls
Leinster Lightning 155-6 in 36.1 overs
36.1 Kidd to Anderson, OUT - CAUGHT! Short but pulled straight to deep square
36
End of over 36 (11 runs) Leinster Lightning 155-5
L Tucker 16* (27 balls, 2x4, 0x6) J Anderson 21* (26 balls, 2x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 39 in 8.5 overs
Mulder 5-0-43-0 Kidd 5-1-11-1
35.6 Mulder to Anderson, 1 run. Off the back foot to long-on and Mulder no better than in in his first spell
35.5 Mulder to Anderson, FOUR Lofted over cover and just beats McCarter's attempt to stop it
35.4 Mulder to Anderson, 2 runs. On leg and turned fine
35.3 Mulder to Anderson, no run. Forward and turned to Kidd at mid-wicket
35.2 Mulder to Anderson, no run. Forward to McKinley at cover
35.1 Mulder to Anderson, FOUR Sweep shot to long leg, good contact
35
End of over 35 (1 run) Leinster Lightning 144-5
L Tucker 16* (27 balls, 2x4, 0x6) J Anderson 10* (20 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 28 in 7.5 overs
Kidd 5-1-11-1 Mulder 4-0-32-0
34.6 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Diving stop by Shannon at extra cover
34.5 Kidd to Anderson, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket
34.4 Kidd to Anderson, no run. Off the pad into the leg side
34.3 Kidd to Anderson, no run. Forward defensive
34.2 Kidd to Anderson, no run. Defends to cover, back foot
34.1 Kidd to Anderson, no run.
34
End of over 34 (7 runs) Leinster Lightning 143-5
L Tucker 16* (26 balls, 2x4, 0x6) J Anderson 9* (15 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 27 in 6.5 overs
Mulder 4-0-32-0 Kidd 4-1-10-1
33.6 Mulder to L Tucker, FOUR Too short and pulled through mid-wicket
33.5 Mulder to Anderson, 1 run. Driven to the cover sweeper
33.4 Mulder to Anderson, no run. Stays back and drives straight to cover
33.3 Mulder to Anderson, no run. Forward into the off side
33.2 Mulder to L Tucker, 1 run. Goes back and tucked behind square
33.1 Mulder to Anderson, 1 run. Turned into the leg side
1:31 PM Mulder to get another go at the Mount Pleasant End
33
End of over 33 (2 runs) Leinster Lightning 136-5
L Tucker 11* (24 balls, 1x4, 0x6) J Anderson 7* (11 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 20 in 5.5 overs
Kidd 4-1-10-1 Getkate 6-0-22-1
32.6 Kidd to Anderson, 1 run. Forward and eased through mid-wicket
32.5 Kidd to L Tucker, 1 run. Nudged into leg side for easy single
32.4 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Forward and again back to Kidd
32.3 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Drives back to the bowler
32.2 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Turned to mid-wicket, Thompson
32.1 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Swept straight to short fine leg
32
End of over 32 (4 runs) Leinster Lightning 134-5
J Anderson 6* (10 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Tucker 10* (19 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 18 in 4.5 overs
Getkate 6-0-22-1 Kidd 3-1-8-1
31.6 Getkate to L Tucker, 1 run. Off the back foot to long-off
31.5 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Down the pitch but misses with the pull shot
31.4 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Forward and into the covers, two fielders there
31.3 Getkate to Anderson, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket
31.2 Getkate to Anderson, no run. Forward and up to mid-on
31.1 Getkate to Anderson, 2 runs. Clipped through square leg, Nik Smith round to field
31
End of over 31 (1 run) Leinster Lightning 130-5
L Tucker 9* (16 balls, 1x4, 0x6) J Anderson 3* (7 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 14 in 3.5 overs
Kidd 3-1-8-1 Getkate 5-0-18-1
30.6 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Back to the bowler, more attacking
30.5 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Defends back to the bowler
30.4 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Stays back and defends down the pitch
30.3 Kidd to L Tucker, no run. Misses with the reverse sweep
30.2 Kidd to Anderson, 1 leg bye.
30.1 Kidd to Anderson, no run. Big forward defensive
30
End of over 30 (5 runs) Leinster Lightning 129-5
L Tucker 9* (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6) J Anderson 3* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 13 in 2.5 overs
Getkate 5-0-18-1 Kidd 2-0-8-1
29.6 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Forward again and pushed to cover
29.5 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Pushed into the covers
29.4 Getkate to L Tucker, no run.
29.3 Getkate to L Tucker, 2 runs. Leg glance to fine leg
29.2 Getkate to L Tucker, FOUR Down the pitch and way over mid-off
29.1 Getkate to L Tucker, no run.
29
End of over 29 (7 runs) Leinster Lightning 124-5
J Anderson 3* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) L Tucker 3* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 8 in 1.5 overs
Kidd 2-0-8-1 Getkate 4-0-13-1
28.6 Kidd to Anderson, 2 runs. Turned through mid-wicket
28.5 Kidd to L Tucker, 3 runs. Late cut to thirdman, chase for Nathan Smith
28.4 Kidd to Anderson, 1 run. Turned through square leg
28.3 Kidd to Anderson, no run.
28.3 Kidd to Anderson, WIDE
28.2 Kidd to Anderson, no run.
28.1 Kidd to Anderson, no run.
28
End of over 28 (1 run) Leinster Lightning 117-5
L Tucker 0* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) J Anderson 0* (0 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 1 in 0.5 overs
Getkate 4-0-13-1 Kidd 1-0-1-1
27.6 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. See out the wicket maiden
27.6 Getkate to L Tucker, WIDE Forward and pushed into the leg side
27.5 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Pushed to cover
27.4 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Defends down the pitch
27.3 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Beaten all ends up, outside off
27.2 Getkate to L Tucker, no run. Defends from the crease
1:13 PM Sun is out and two batsmen yet to face a ball in the middle
5
K O'Brien c Kidd b Getkate 21 (17 balls, 1x4, 2x6) SR: 123.53
Partnership of 0 in 1 balls
Leinster Lightning 116-5 in 27.1 overs
27.1 Getkate to O'Brien, OUT - CAUGHT! And another, low to mid-wicket, where Kidd scoops it up
1:12 PM Getback back to relieve Mulder
27
End of over 27 (1 run) Leinster Lightning 116-4
K O'Brien 21* (16 balls, 1x4, 2x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.0 overs
Kidd 1-0-1-1 Mulder 3-0-25-0
4
S Terry c Shannon b Kidd 32 (54 balls, 4x4, 1x6) SR: 59.26
Partnership of 23 in 25 balls
Leinster Lightning 116-4 in 27.0 overs
26.6 Kidd to Terry, OUT - CAUGHT! Loose drive low to extra cover
26.5 Kidd to Terry, no run.
26.4 Kidd to Terry, no run. Reverse sweep to Smith
26.3 Kidd to Terry, no run. Driven to Nat Smith at backward point
26.2 Kidd to Terry, no run. Defends to the bowler
26.1 Kidd to O'Brien, 1 run. Forward and eased through mid-wicket
1:08 PM Shannon hoping that Kidd is not as expensive as Mulder
26
End of over 26 (10 runs) Leinster Lightning 115-3
S Terry 32* (49 balls, 4x4, 1x6) K O'Brien 20* (15 balls, 1x4, 2x6)
Partnership of 22 in 3.1 overs
Mulder 3-0-25-0 McKinley 6-1-20-2
25.6 Mulder to Terry, no run. Swept straight to McKinley, round the corner
25.5 Mulder to O'Brien, 1 run. Forward and down to Nathan Smith at long-on
25.4 Mulder to O'Brien, SIX That's the slog sweep over mid-wicket for six, so going to need another replacement ball
25.3 Mulder to O'Brien, 2 runs. Pulled through mid-wicket
25.2 Mulder to Terry, 1 run. Forward to long-off
25.1 Mulder to Terry, no run. Forward and pushed to mid-wicket
25
End of over 25 (0 runs) Leinster Lightning 105-3
K O'Brien 11* (12 balls, 1x4, 1x6) S Terry 31* (46 balls, 4x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 12 in 2.1 overs
McKinley 6-1-20-2 Mulder 2-0-15-0
24.6 McKinley to O'Brien, no run. Full and defends into the leg side
24.5 McKinley to O'Brien, no run. Pushed up to mid-off
24.4 McKinley to O'Brien, no run. Taken high on the leg, possibly even mid-riff as he pushed forward
24.3 McKinley to O'Brien, no run. Driven to Shanno at very short mid-on, in front of the non-striker
24.2 McKinley to O'Brien, no run. Forward and up to mid-on
24.1 McKinley to O'Brien, no run.
24
End of over 24 (12 runs) Leinster Lightning 105-3
S Terry 31* (46 balls, 4x4, 1x6) K O'Brien 11* (6 balls, 1x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 12 in 1.1 overs
Mulder 2-0-15-0 McKinley 5-0-20-2
23.6 Mulder to Terry, no run.
23.5 Mulder to O'Brien, 1 run.
23.4 Mulder to O'Brien, FOUR And driven through mid-off
23.3 Mulder to O'Brien, SIX Pulled to wide long-on
23.2 Mulder to O'Brien, no run.
23.1 Mulder to Terry, 1 run. Pushed to mid-off
23
End of over 23 (0 runs) Leinster Lightning 93-3
K O'Brien 0* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6) S Terry 30* (44 balls, 4x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 0 in 0.1 overs
McKinley 5-0-20-2 Mulder 1-0-3-0
22.6 McKinley to O'Brien, no run.
3
S Singh c Dougherty b McKinley 29 (59 balls, 2x4, 1x6) SR: 49.15
Partnership of 64 in 91 balls
Leinster Lightning 93-3 in 22.5 overs
22.5 McKinley to Singh, OUT - CAUGHT! Straightforward edge to the keeper
12:56 PM Terry had a two off the last over, not three, so it's Singh facing this over
22.4 McKinley to Terry, WIDE Down leg side
22.3 McKinley to Terry, no run. Pushed back to the bowler
22.2 McKinley to Terry, no run. Misses outside off, extravagant cut shot
22.1 McKinley to Terry, no run. Defends to backward point
22
End of over 22 (4 runs) Leinster Lightning 93-2
S Singh 29* (55 balls, 2x4, 1x6) S Terry 31* (43 balls, 4x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 64 in 14.2 overs
Mulder 1-0-4-0 McKinley 4-0-19-0
21.6 Mulder to Singh, no run.
21.5 Mulder to Terry, 3 runs. Turned through mid-wicket
21.4 Mulder to Terry, no run. Beaten outside off in the crease
21.3 Mulder to Terry, no run. Left outside off
21.2 Mulder to Terry, no run. Cut to backward point
21.1 Mulder to Singh, 1 run. Eased behind square on the leg side
12:48 PM First spin of the day
21
End of over 21 (3 runs) Leinster Lightning 89-2
S Terry 28* (39 balls, 4x4, 1x6) S Singh 28* (53 balls, 2x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 60 in 13.2 overs
McKinley 4-0-19-0 Getkate 3-0-12-0
20.6 McKinley to Terry, no run. Seams away and he pushes forward
20.5 McKinley to Singh, 1 run. Push and run to mid-off
20.4 McKinley to Singh, no run. Pushed to backward point
20.3 McKinley to Terry, 1 run. Eased through mid-wicket to the sweeper and more rain about!
20.2 McKinley to Singh, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket
20.1 McKinley to Singh, no run. Pushed forward into the covers
20
End of over 20 (5 runs) Leinster Lightning 86-2
S Terry 27* (37 balls, 4x4, 1x6) S Singh 26* (49 balls, 2x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 57 in 12.2 overs
Getkate 3-0-12-0 McKinley 3-0-16-0
19.6 Getkate to Terry, no run. Misses outside off
19.5 Getkate to Terry, no run. Takes the outside edge but lands short of backward point
19.4 Getkate to Singh, 1 run. Forward and inside edge into pad and into the leg side
12:39 PM Almost ready to go again and it's now a 48 overs match, umpires putting the stumps back in
12:34 PM Rain has stopped so update to follow
12:20 PM Just as the umpires are about to take the field, the rain has returned and it's heavier than at any time during the break
12:19 PM Third umpire corrects the officials - no reduction in overs, we will have a shorter lunch interval
12:17 PM Covers coming off, and will start immediately with one over lost
12:12 PM Umpires on their way to the middle again to talk to the groundsma and this time we will lose overs. Will update when I'm told. Sun now out bur rain not completely stopped
12:05 PM So another break although it looks like they mmay been a bit premature this time rain now very light and the covers are being walked on
19.3 Getkate to Singh, no run. Misses outside off and the players run off
19.2 Getkate to Singh, FOUR Driven through mid-off as the rain returns
19.1 Getkate to Singh, no run. Defends from the crease
19
End of over 19 (6 runs) Leinster Lightning 81-2
S Terry 27* (35 balls, 4x4, 1x6) S Singh 21* (45 balls, 1x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 52 in 11.2 overs
McKinley 3-0-16-0 Getkate 2-0-7-0
18.6 McKinley to Terry, no run. Good stop at point by Thompson
18.5 McKinley to Terry, FOUR Glanced down to fine leg
18.4 McKinley to Terry, no run. Driven to McCarter at mid-off
18.3 McKinley to Singh, 1 run. Chopped down to thirdman
18.2 McKinley to Singh, no run. Flicked to mid-wicket
18.1 McKinley to Terry, 1 run. Punched through the covers
18
End of over 18 (5 runs) Leinster Lightning 75-2
S Singh 20* (43 balls, 1x4, 1x6) S Terry 22* (31 balls, 3x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 46 in 10.2 overs
Getkate 2-0-7-0 McKinley 2-0-10-0
17.6 Getkate to Terry, 1 run. Driven to long-on
17.5 Getkate to Terry, FOUR Cut shot and seemed to go straight through Thompson
17.4 Getkate to Terry, no run. Pushed to mid-wicket
17.3 Getkate to Terry, no run. Down the pitch but straight to mid-on
17.2 Getkate to Terry, no run. Pushed into the covers, from the crease
17.1 Getkate to Terry, no run. Swing and a miss outside off
17
End of over 17 (6 runs) Leinster Lightning 70-2
S Singh 20* (43 balls, 1x4, 1x6) S Terry 17* (25 balls, 2x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 41 in 9.2 overs
McKinley 2-0-10-0 Getkate 1-0-2-0
16.6 McKinley to Terry, 1 run. Nikolai Smith slow off the mark at mid-on and although his throw hits the stumps, Terry was home
16.5 McKinley to Terry, FOUR Forward and flicked through mid-wicket, good shot
16.4 McKinley to Terry, no run. And again straight to McCollum
16.3 McKinley to Terry, no run. Forward and up to mid-wicket
16.2 McKinley to Terry, no run. Feels for that outside off but no contact
16.1 McKinley to Singh, 1 run. Forward and turned to square leg
16
End of over 16 (2 runs) Leinster Lightning 64-2
S Terry 12* (20 balls, 1x4, 1x6) S Singh 19* (42 balls, 1x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 35 in 8.2 overs
Getkate 1-0-2-0 McKinley 1-0-4-0
15.6 Getkate to Terry, no run. Misses with the cut shot from the crease
15.5 Getkate to Terry, no run. Cut straight to Thompson at backward point
15.4 Getkate to Singh, 1 run. Forward to the right of Mulder at mid-wicket
15.3 Getkate to Singh, no run. Forward defensive
15.2 Getkate to Terry, 1 run. Cut away through point
15.1 Getkate to Terry, no run. Forward and pushed into the covers
11:45 AM Double change as Getkate comes into the attack at the Mount Pleasant End
15
End of over 15 (4 runs) Leinster Lightning 62-2
S Singh 18* (40 balls, 1x4, 1x6) S Terry 11* (16 balls, 1x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 33 in 7.2 overs
McKinley 1-0-4-0 McCarter 7-1-22-1
14.6 McKinley to Singh, no run. Forward and straight to mid-wicket
14.5 McKinley to Singh, no run.
14.4 McKinley to Singh, no run.
14.3 McKinley to Singh, no run.
14.2 McKinley to Singh, no run. Defends to the bowler
14.1 McKinley to Singh, FOUR Sliced away past the only slip
14
End of over 14 (8 runs) Leinster Lightning 58-2
S Terry 11* (16 balls, 1x4, 1x6) S Singh 14* (34 balls, 0x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 29 in 6.2 overs
McCarter 7-1-22-1 Nat Smith 7-1-29-1
13.6 McCarter to Singh, 1 run. Turned through mid-wicket
13.5 McCarter to Singh, no run. Swing and a miss
13.4 McCarter to Terry, 1 run. Forward and nudged down to thirdman
13.3 McCarter to Terry, SIX Dealing in sixes at the moment, now outnumbering the fours, this pulled over midwicket
13.2 McCarter to Terry, no run. Down the pitch and misses outside off
13.1 McCarter to Terry, no run. Forward in defence to Mulder at mid-wicket, McKinley warming up in front of me
13
End of over 13 (6 runs) Leinster Lightning 50-2
S Singh 13* (32 balls, 0x4, 1x6) S Terry 4* (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 21 in 5.2 overs
Nat Smith 7-1-29-1 McCarter 6-1-14-1
12.6 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Forward and straight to mid-wicket
12.5 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Beaten on the back foot, fumbled by Dougherty
12.4 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Left outside off as he moves away
11:34 AM Second time in the over, Smith aborts his run
12.3 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Forward defensive
12.2 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Forward and pushed into the covers
12.1 Nat Smith to Singh, SIX Got hold of that one, straight down the ground into the sightscreen
12
End of over 12 (3 runs) Leinster Lightning 44-2
S Terry 4* (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6) S Singh 7* (26 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 15 in 4.2 overs
McCarter 6-1-14-1 Nat Smith 6-1-23-1
11.6 McCarter to Singh, 3 runs. Whipped through mid-wicket, but pulled in
11.5 McCarter to Singh, no run. Shoulders arms, maybe learnt his lesson
11.4 McCarter to Singh, no run. Down the pitch and tries to hit it out of the ground and misses
11.3 McCarter to Singh, no run. Full ball and defends to point
11:26 AM We start again at 11.30 with no overs lost
11:21 AM Rain has stopped and umpires in middle, looks like they have told groundstaff to take off the covers
11:11 AM The one surprise from the Leinster team is the absence of Eddie Richardson, 'rested' for the first time with Ed Joyce and Andrew Balbirnie, more predictably, left out ahead of this week's ODI. It's still raining with the big covers over the pitch and sheeting over the run-ups
11:06 AM Impressive start by Smith and McCarter, getting both openers in the first eight overs. Seven leg byes, with the bat beaten, has boosted the total and take out Smith's second over which cost 13, including three extras and the Knights would be in an even better position
11:04 AM And we have our break as the rain becomes too persistent
11.2 McCarter to Singh, no run. Defends from the crease into the off side
11.1 McCarter to Singh, no run. Forward to Thompson at backward point
11
End of over 11 (5 runs) Leinster Lightning 41-2
S Terry 4* (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6) S Singh 4* (20 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 12 in 3.2 overs
Nat Smith 6-1-23-1 McCarter 5-1-11-1
10.6 Nat Smith to Terry, no run. Goes to leave that but it nips back into his stomach
10.5 Nat Smith to Terry, no run. Defends to mid-o
10.4 Nat Smith to Terry, FOUR Down the pitch and driven along the ground through extra cover to get off the mark.
11:01 AM First rain of the day has appeared
10.4 Nat Smith to Terry, NO BALL Beaten outside off
10.3 Nat Smith to Terry, no run. Beaten outside off stump with a big drive
10.2 Nat Smith to Terry, no run. Forward and pushed up to mid-on
10.1 Nat Smith to Terry, no run. Forward and into the covers
10
End of over 10 (-1 runs) Leinster Lightning 36-2
S Singh 4* (20 balls, 0x4, 0x6) S Terry 0* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 7 in 2.2 overs
McCarter 5-1-11-1 Nat Smith 5-1-18-1
9.6 McCarter to Singh, no run.
9.5 McCarter to Singh, no run.
9.4 McCarter to Singh, no run.
9.3 McCarter to Singh, no run.
9.2 McCarter to Singh, no run.
9.1 McCarter to Singh, no run.
Confusion in the last McCarter over as the scorers missed the first 'dot' ball to Terry and the umpires called the players back to bowl a 'seventh ball'
9
End of over 9 (6 runs) Leinster Lightning 37-2
S Singh 4* (15 balls, 0x4, 0x6) S Terry 1* (3 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 8 in 1.2 overs
Nat Smith 5-1-19-1 McCarter 4-0-11-1
8.6 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Off the back foot to backward point
8.5 Nat Smith to Terry, 1 run. Taken on the pad going down leg side
8.4 Nat Smith to Singh, 1 run. Turned through square leg
8.3 Nat Smith to Singh, no run.
8.2 Nat Smith to Singh, no run.
8.1 Nat Smith to Singh, 4 leg byes.
8
End of over 8 (4 runs) Leinster Lightning 31-2
S Terry 0* (2 balls, 0x4, 0x6) S Singh 3* (10 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 2 in 0.2 overs
McCarter 4-0-11-1 Nat Smith 4-1-17-1
7.6 McCarter to Terry, 2 leg byes.
7.5 McCarter to Terry, no run.
2
J Tector c Thompson b McCarter 8 (22 balls, 1x4, 0x6) SR: 36.36
Partnership of 7 in 20 balls
Leinster Lightning 29-2 in 7.4 overs
7.4 McCarter to Tector, OUT - CAUGHT! Outside edge and carries to backward point
7.3 McCarter to Singh, 1 run. Pushed into the covers
7.2 McCarter to Tector, 1 run. Big inside edge through mid-wicket
7.1 McCarter to Tector, no run. Outside off and probably left
7
End of over 7 (1 run) Leinster Lightning 27-1
S Singh 2* (9 balls, 0x4, 0x6) J Tector 7* (19 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 5 in 2.4 overs
Nat Smith 4-1-17-1 McCarter 3-0-9-0
6.6 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Off the back foot to mid-wicket
6.5 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Forward to mid-on
6.4 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Driven to point off the back foot, good stop by Thompson
6.3 Nat Smith to Singh, no run. Off the back foot into the covers
6.2 Nat Smith to Tector, 1 leg bye.
6.1 Nat Smith to Tector, no run. Up to mid-on
6
End of over 6 (2 runs) Leinster Lightning 26-1
S Singh 2* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) J Tector 7* (17 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 4 in 1.4 overs
McCarter 3-0-9-0 Nat Smith 3-0-17-1
5.6 McCarter to Singh, no run. Pushed into the covers
5.5 McCarter to Singh, no run.
5.4 McCarter to Tector, 1 run. Angled down to Nik Smith at thirdman
5.3 McCarter to Tector, no run. Pushed into the covers, defensively
5.2 McCarter to Singh, 1 run. Pushed to the right of point
5.1 McCarter to Singh, no run. Keeps his bat out of the way in the crease as that seams away
5
End of over 5 (2 runs) Leinster Lightning 24-1
J Tector 6* (15 balls, 1x4, 0x6) S Singh 1* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 2 in 0.4 overs
Nat Smith 3-0-17-1 McCarter 2-0-7-0
4.6 Nat Smith to Tector, no run. Forward and into the covers
4.5 Nat Smith to Tector, no run. Beats forward defensive
4.5 Nat Smith to Tector, WIDE Down leg side
4.4 Nat Smith to Tector, no run. Forward and up to mid-on
4.3 Nat Smith to Singh, 1 run. Defends into the covers
1
G Delany c Dougherty b Nat Smith 13 (16 balls, 0x4, 1x6) SR: 81.25
Partnership of 22 in 26 balls
Leinster Lightning 22-1 in 4.2 overs
4.2 Nat Smith to Delany, OUT - CAUGHT!
4.1 Nat Smith to Delany, no run. Pushed into the covers
4
End of over 4 (4 runs) Leinster Lightning 22-0
J Tector 6* (12 balls, 1x4, 0x6) G Delany 13* (14 balls, 0x4, 1x6)
Partnership of 22 in 4.0 overs
McCarter 2-0-7-0 Nat Smith 2-0-15-0
3.6 McCarter to Tector, no run. Beaten outside off as it seams away
3.5 McCarter to Tector, no run. Driven into the covers, no mistake this time by McCollum
3.4 McCarter to Tector, FOUR Cut away to thirdman, to square for Nikolai Smith to stop
3.3 McCarter to Tector, no run. Defends down the pitch
3.2 McCarter to Tector, no run. Leaves that one, just
3.1 McCarter to Tector, no run. Misses outside off
10:28 AM First lost ball of the day, in the gardens on the scoreboard side of the ground
3
End of over 3 (13 runs) Leinster Lightning 18-0
G Delany 13* (14 balls, 0x4, 1x6) J Tector 2* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 18 in 3.0 overs
Nat Smith 2-0-15-0 McCarter 1-0-3-0
2.6 Nat Smith to Delany, SIX Short ball but no pace in the pitch and pulled over mid-wicket
2.6 Nat Smith to Delany, NO BALL Left outside off but again oversteps
2.6 Nat Smith to Delany, WIDE Down leg side
2.5 Nat Smith to Delany, no run. Stays back and defends into the off side
2.4 Nat Smith to Delany, 2 runs. Tucked through mid-wicket
2.3 Nat Smith to Delany, no run. Pushed into the covers
2.2 Nat Smith to Delany, 2 runs. Heaved through backward square
2.2 Nat Smith to Delany, NO BALL Pushed to point but he overstepped
2.1 Nat Smith to Delany, no run. Left outside off
2
End of over 2 (3 runs) Leinster Lightning 5-0
J Tector 2* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G Delany 3* (6 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 5 in 2.0 overs
McCarter 1-0-3-0 Nat Smith 1-0-2-0
1.6 McCarter to Delany, 1 run. Squeezed down to thirdman
1.5 McCarter to Delany, no run. Defends into the covers
1.4 McCarter to Delany, no run. DROPPED. Big swing, big edge to Kidd at slip and in front of his face he puts it down
1.3 McCarter to Tector, 1 run. Down to thirdman
1.2 McCarter to Delany, 1 run. Misfield straight away in the covers by McCollum, who looks at his boots so he may have slipped
1.1 McCarter to Delany, no run.
1
End of over 1 (2 runs) Leinster Lightning 2-0
J Tector 1* (5 balls, 0x4, 0x6) G Delany 1* (1 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 2 in 1.0 overs
Nat Smith 1-0-2-0
0.6 Nat Smith to Tector, no run.
0.5 Nat Smith to Tector, no run.
0.4 Nat Smith to Delany, 1 run. Quick single to backward point, beats Thompson's throw
0.3 Nat Smith to Tector, 1 run. To thirdman
0.2 Nat Smith to Tector, no run. Taken on pad going down leg
0.1 Nat Smith to Tector, no run. Defends down the pitch
10:16 AM Lost the teams there as the internet went down but good time to lose it - before the game starts. Ok now
9:55 AM The Lightning team was only announced last night at 7.30pm after some disagreement between Cricket Ireland and the Lightning selectors about who should play but Simi Singh is back after injury and Kevin O'Brien, George Dockrell and Peter Chase all play, just three days before they face West Indies. John Anderson is captain and will receive the Cup after today's game - Lightning already assured of completing the treble again this year
9:51 AM James Shannon has called correctly and has elected to bowl. 12th man, as previously announced is James Magee and Stephen Doheny fills the same roll for Lightning. Teams in scorecard shortly
9:44 AM I have been to Belfast and back since my commentary stint at the National Cup last night and ready to go again just as the umpires walk out to the middle for the toss
9:44 AM Good morning from Rathmines for the final inter-provincial of the season, the 50-over game between Leinster Lightning and Norther Knights