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1st XI - Match centre

Glenrothes
Falkland 1st XI
Sat 8 Jul 12:00 - League

Falkland Lose Out to Local Rivals

Captain Cooray Century In Vain

Falkland (0) : 199 for 8 in 50 overs.
(H Nawalage 106, C Mohale 3 for 45, S Sharif 2 for 42)

Glenrothes (10) : 201 for 5 in 34.5 overs.
(S Sharif 58*, B Wilkinson 48, H Nawalage 2 for 20)

Glenrothes beat Falkland by 5 wkts

Falkland won the toss and chose to bat first in their Eastern Premier Cricket League clash with local rivals Glenrothes. Steven Meikle opened the batting and demonstrated a mature and calm approach under fire from the Glenrothes opening bowlers, Sharif and Reddy. Falkland made 199 runs, losing 8 wickets in their 50 overs. Harsha Cooray, Captain for the day scored 106 before being stumped. Grant Doig made 26 and Steven Meikle 25. Sharif returned bowling figures of 2 for 42 from his 10 overs and Mohale 3 for 45 from his 10 overs.

Glenrothes set about the task of overhauling the Falkland score in a brisk fashion reaching 201 from just 34.5 overs. Top scorers were Sharif who was 58 not out and Ben Wilkinson 48. There were 29 extras (24 wides) which helped the batting side. Best bowling figures were from Harsha Cooray with 2 for 20 from 6 overs.

Keith Meakin

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