CRICKET: Weekend results round-up

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We round up the results from East Antrim teams involved in action on Saturday (May 25).

Carrickfergus Cricket Club defeated Cliftonville by four runs in round one of the Ulster Bank Challenge Cup at Mallusk on Saturday.

The Middle Road men posted 136 for seven off 50 overs. Indrajeet Kamtekar top-scored with 35.

Elsewhere, Academy defeated Saintfield by 39 runs (Duckworth Lewis) in NCU League Section 2, while Larne lost by four wickets to Cregagh in Section 3.

Poor weather conditions meant Templepatrick CC were spared the long trip south for their RSA National Cup game with Mullingar, exiting the competition 3-2 on a remote bowl-out.

Carrickfergus were set to be in action on Sunday (May 25), away to Sion Mills in the opening round of the Ulster Cup.

Match summaries

Ulster Bank Challenge Cup (R1)

Carrickfergus: 136-7 (50 overs, I Kamtekar 35, R Eagleson 24, S Grant 23 not-out, A Dandekar 3-17, D Munn 2-20).

Cliftonville: 132 (49.5 overs, A Dandekar 33, N Cahill 32, D Munn 22, M Turkington 21, R Eagleson 2-12, J Holmes 2-25).

Carrickfergus beat Cliftonville by four runs.

NCU League Section 2

Academy 147-9 (M Atkins 40, A Halbert 23, S Fawcett 20no, A Sofely 2-33, G Harrison 2-25,

P Murray 2-32)

Saintfield 63-6 (T Stewart 23, G Harrison 20, D Greenlees 3-24)

Academy beat Saintfield by 39 runs (Duckworth Lewis)

NCU League Section 2

Larne 148-9 (G Alexander 52, L Moore 3-32)

Cregagh 149-6 (L Moore 48 not-out)

Cregagh beat Larne by four wickets

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