Carrickfergus batsman Jacques Snyman scored 79 for a South African Invitational XI against England in a two-day warm-up match.

Snyman hit 10 fours and 3 sixes in his 78-ball knock as the hosts made 289 in reply to the tourists 301 for 4 declared.

Former Hills all-rounder Ryan Cartwright also played, making 31 not out.

Both players went wicketless however, with Joe Root, Dom Sibley and Joe Denly making half centuries before retiring.