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Cork County lose out to Malahide in All-Ireland T20 Semi-Final

Admin | 26 Aug 2019

Cork County lose out to Malahide in All-Ireland T20 Semi-Final
Brandon Kruger made 42 off balls to help County to 130-7

Cork County and Malahide battled it out at sun soaked Stormont in Belfast in the first Semi-Final Sunday Independent All-Ireland Twenty20 Cup.

The Leinster champions eventually getting over the line chasing a target of 131 with 3.2 overs to spare despite 3-15 from Diarmuid Carey.

Cork County finished on 130-7 from their allocation with Brandon Kruger (42) top-scoring. In reply, Greg Ford (39*) and Damien Mortimer (31*) got Malahide over the line with 3.2 overs to spare.

Diarmuid Carey and Jeremy Benton were the pick of the County bowlers with good support from Harvey Wootton. Full scorecard

Malhide progrssed to the final where they faced NCU side CIYMS at the same venue. CIYMS put in a dominant display to lift their first ever All-Ireland title after winning by seven wickets to be crowned Sunday Independent All-Ireland Twenty20 Cup champions.

Cork County - All-Ireland T20 Semi-Finalists

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