Scotland A Women returned to competitive action at the weekend with back-to-back T20 wins against North East Warriors at Hipsburn in Northumberland.

Skipper Kathryn Bryce and her sister Sarah were the batting heroes for the young Scottish squad, backed up by two disciplined displays with the ball.

(The Bryce sisters)

In the first game, former skipper Abbi Aitken-Drummond (2-7) was best with the ball as their hosts were restricted to 81 for 7 in their 20 overs.

Also getting their name in the wickets column were Katherine Fraser, Abtaha Maqsood, Megan McColl, Charis Scott and Kathryn Bryce.

Lorna Jack fell cheaply in the reply, but Kathryn and Sarah went on the attack to put their side in control.

Kathryn struck six boundaries in a quickfire 30 from just 25 balls, with Sarah making 20 before the rain forced the players from the field with Scotland on 56 for 1 after 9 overs.

The DLS calculations came out strongly in the favour of Scotland - winners by 25 runs.

The rain meant the second match was also rain affected, which resulted in an abbreviated 15-overs per side contest.

The Warriors put up a better show with the bat, setting what could well have been a challenging 99 for 4.

Megan McColl (2-7) the pick of the Scots bowlers, with Kathryn Bryce (1-18), and Katherine Fraser (1-23) the other wicket takers.

Sarah Bryce raced out of the traps in the chase, hitting four boundaries in a fluent 26 from only 14 balls as she put on 47 for the first wicket with Lorna Jack in just 4.3 overs.

There was no respite for the home bowlers as Kathryn Bryce cleared the ropes twice in a quickfire 28, before falling with the finishing line in site.

Jack (20) also fell with the scores level, but there were still 15 balls left when the win was secured.

Two convincing displays in less than ideal conditions, with both sides happy to get some competitive action in this strangest of seasons.