LVS T20 win over Armagh
Waringstown moved into second place in group A of the Lagan Valley Steels T20 on Tuesday evening with a comfortable 9 wicket victory at The Mall against Armagh. The home side batted first and got off to a flying start with Andrew Hoey 46 and Neil Geltson 24 putting on 76 for the opening wicket inside nine overs. Kyle McCallan 2-7 removed Hoey with his first ball and when professional Van Schalkwyk was well caught by Matthew Purce on the long on boundary for 8 for the bowling of James Hall 5-20 the breaks were put on by the Waringstown slow men as Armagh finished on 122-7 from their 20 overs. In reply Waringstown lost Adam Dennison for 4 but an unbroken stand of 121 between James Hall and Lee Nelson saw the visitors ease to a comfortable 9 wicket victory. Hall finished the game with a six to end on 62 not out from 38 balls with 8 boundaries and 4 maximums to go along with his 5 wickets in the first innings in a man of the match performance. While Nelson passed the 50 mark with 54 not out from 49 balls with 6 boundaries and 2 clearances for the boundary. Waringstown now have one game left in group A with a trip to CSNI and a win will see them qualify for the semi finals.