MCC’s annual week in Northern Ireland got off to a damp start yesterday when their game against Ulster Schools at Campbell College was abandoned just five overs into the second innings and two hours before the scheduled finish.

The Club move onto Carrick today a two-day game against the Emerging Knights with the usual finale on Friday, at Belmont against the Ireland Under 19s. Play on all three days starts at 11am.

Yesterday’s scores:
MCC 244-5dec (46 overs, R Willis 95, F Simon 70, A Hawkins-Kay 32; G McFaul 2-37)
Ulster Schools XI 21-0 (5 overs). Abandoned - rain