Sebastian Dijkstra took four wickets to set up an Under 13 interprovincial series decider against the NCU at Lisburn.

The Merrion leg-spinner took three wickets in four balls, finishing with 4 for 10 to restrict the NCU to 109 for 7 as they chased the hosts 145.

(Sebastian Dijkstra. Photo courtesy of Brian O'Rourke)

Seb Yeates (39) and Adam Leckey (22) the main contributors for the junior Knights.

Earlier Luke Fagan had shown his ability by blasting 3 fours and 2 sixes in a 24-ball 41 as the young Dubliners scored 145 for 7 - Ollie Reilly also scoring 33.

The win levelled the series with the decider today (Friday).

MATCH SCORECARD

Leinster U13 Vs Northern U13
1-Innings T20 Match Played At Ring Commons CC, 06-Aug-2020, U13 Interprovincials
Leinster U13 Win by 36 runs

Toss won by Leinster U13
Umpires P Searson - J Jerrey
Home Side Leinster U13

Leinster U13 1st Innings 145/7 Closed (Overs 20)

Batsman Fieldsman Bowler Runs Bls 4s 6s
L Fagan   b O Dyer 41 24 3 2
E Marshall   b O Dyer 3 9 0 0
O Reilly c E Hanna b S Yeates 33 29 4 0
R Wilson c A Leckey b M Hanna 19 25 1 0
S Manoor lbw b S Yeates 5 6 1 0
B Dunphy c A Watt b M Hanna 2 3 0 0
J Makris c S Yeates b M Hanna 4 10 0 0
E Clarke not out   11 12 1 0
R O'Brien not out   4 4 0 0
A Safi dnb          
W Beatty dnb          
extras   (b5 lb0 w17 nb1) 23      
TOTAL   7 wickets for 145      
FOW
1-45(E Marshall) 2-50(S Dijkstra) 3-110(O Reilly) 4-115(R Wilson) 5-117(S Manoor)
6-124(B Dunphy) 7-133(J Makris)
Bowler Overs Maid Runs Wkts wd nb
D Henry 3 0 24 0 1 -
M Wilmott 2 0 21 0 4 -
O Dyer 3 0 23 2 - 1
A Leckey 3 0 21 0 3 -
J West 3 0 20 0 1 -
L Bates 1 0 9 0 3 -
S Yeates 2 0 8 2 4 -
M Hanna 3 0 14 3 1 -

Northern U13 1st Innings 109/7 Closed (Overs 20)

Batsman Fieldsman Bowler Runs Bls 4s 6s
S Yeates lbw b B Dunphy 39 56 2 0
A Heasley   b R Wilson 4 4 0 0
A Leckey st A Safi b S Dijkstra 22 38 2 0
J West c S Dijkstra b R O'Brien 8 7 0 0
M Hollway c B Dunphy b S Dijkstra 0 1 0 0
A Watt st S Manoor b S Dijkstra 0 2 0 0
C Kirk   b S Dijkstra 0 2 0 0
M Wilmott not out   4 11 0 0
O Dyer not out   5 2 1 0
D Henry dnb          
M Hanna dnb          
extras   (b1 lb0 w21 nb5) 27      
TOTAL   7 wickets for 109      
FOW
1-8(A Heasley) 2-88(S Yeates) 3-88(A Leckey) 4-88(M Hollway) 5-88(A Watt)
6-103(C Kirk) 7-0(J West)
Bowler Overs Maid Runs Wkts wd nb
R Wilson 3 0 10 1 2 -
W Beatty 3 0 13 0 7 -
O Reilly 2 0 13 0 1 -
D Sugrue 2 0 11 0 - 4
J Makris 2 0 15 0 2 -
A Safi 1 0 9 0 6 -
B Dunphy 2 0 11 1 - -
S Dijkstra 3 1 10 4 - -
E Marshall 1 0 8 0 3 1
R O'Brien 1 0 8 1 - -