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MUNSTER CRICKET SEASON 2022 - WEEK 6

25 May 2022

MUNSTER CRICKET SEASON 2022 - WEEK 6

Munster Cricket Season 2022 - Week 6-25

 

A total of 23 games, in a packed week of Club T20, Clear Currency All Ireland Cups, Youth & Senior Representative action.

 

IP50 Championship:

Two home games to report on from the Richard Beamish Grounds, Cork.

 

Table-topping Reds suffered a big defeat by 145 runs to the Warriors, but then came back with a 19-run DLS win over the Knights.

 

Munster Reds (90/10) lost to North West Warriors (235/10) by 145 runs.

Munster Reds (265/7) beat Northern Knights (246/10) by 19 runs (DLS).

 

 

Clear Currency Irish Senior Cup:

The two MCU entrants had mixed fortunes. Cork County got a walk-over against North County.

 

Donemana CC (174/10) beat Cork Harlequins (76/10) by 98 runs.

Cork Harlequins made the long journey to Co. Derry, where they lost to a strong Donemana CC side at the picturesque Holm ground. Brandon Kruger 4/18, Kieran O’Reilly 3/76.

 

 

Clear Currency Irish National Cup:

Four teams represented Munster in the Irish National Cup.

Limerick, Midleton & Kerry all had home advantage and made it pay with wins to progress to the next round & join UCC who had a walkover from The Nedd CC. 

 

No scorecard is available from the Midleton game. 

 

Limerick Cricket Club (174/9) beat Wexford (171/10) by 1 wicket.

For Limerick, Tim Smithies 30, Arslan Anwar 56 & 3/19, Muhammad Khan 4/41. 

 

Kerry Cricket Club (220/7) beat Muckamore 219/9 by 3 wickets.

For Kerry, Imran Pathan 59, Moshin Taj 55, Khuram Iqbal 3/51.

 

 

MCC Tour:

 

Two games were played in the MCC (Ireland) visit to Munster, against invitational & Heat sides.

 

Munster Heat (186/2) beat MCC Ireland (181/9) by 8 wickets.

First up was a 40-over game hosted by Cork Harlequins at Farmers cross where the Heat

won by 8 wickets. Cormac Hassett 106*, Brandon Kruger 50, Byron McDonough 3/40, Ryan Joyce 3/34.

 

Munster Invitational XI (96/10) lost to MCC Ireland (208/6) by 112 runs.

Down to the Kerry, Oyster Oval, where the MCC beat the Munster Invitational XI by 112

runs.

 

 

Limited Overs Leagues:

 

No games as we are in T20 season.

 

 

Division 2 T20 Cup

 

Six games between two festivals on Sunday at the Richard Beamish & Lisronagh Castle Grounds.

 

United Clonmel 1 (149/3) beat Limerick 3 (143/8) by 7 wickets.

In the Lisronagh Castle grounds, the home side took on Limerick in the first match, Clonmel winning by 7 wickets.

 

Limerick 3 (152/5) lost to Kerry Cricket Club 3 (156/7) by 3 wickets.

In the second game, Limerick lost to Kerry by 3 wickets. 

 

Kerry Cricket Club 3 (144/10) lost to United Clonmel 1 (179/6) by 35 runs.

The day’s final game saw Clonmel close out victory over Kerry by 35 runs.

 

Festival Top Performers:

Kerry - Farrukh Hussain 44, Asadullah Raza 34, Adil Rahil 2/33.

Clonmel - Muhammad Khan 43, Ashan Wijesinghe 31 & 43no, Babar Ali 72*, Arun Nair 5/19.

Limerick - Yousaf Sarwari 53, Kumar Divyesh 30, Sathya Sivakumar 30, Karthik Sridhar 36, Zaheer Udin 3/24.

 

Cork Harlequins 3 (152/5) beat Cork County 3 (139/7) by 13 runs.

At the Richard Beamish Cricket Grounds, Mardyke. Cork County hosted Harlequins, losing by 13 runs in the first game. 

 

Midleton 3 (92/5) lost to Cork Harlequins 3 (96/5) by 5 wickets.

In the second, Harlequins closed out a victory over Midleton by 5 wickets. 

 

Cork County 3 (153/4) beat Midleton 3 (144/8) by 9 runs.

In the final game, Cork County beat Midleton by 9 runs.


 

Festival Top Performers:

Cork County - Craig Taylor 58, Kevin O’Sullivan 38 & 38, Ayush Dubey 30, Abdul Younus 3/28.

Midleton - Michael White 47, Arunraj Thalappilly 30, Sumeeth 31, Avinash Nagarajan 3/8.

Cork Harlequins - Jatin Jaitley 39 & 57, Chris De Jager 60, Kanishk Kumar 3/8.

 

 

Division 3 T20 League:

Six games in two festivals on Saturday at the Carriganore & Castlelands Cricket Grounds.

 

Lismore 1 (136/8) beat Cork County 4 (104/10) by 32 runs.

At Lismore in the Castlelands Cricket Grounds, the home side played Cork County, winning by 32 runs. 

 

United Clonmel 2 (62/10) lost to Cork County 4 (65/3) by 7 wickets.

In the second game, Cork County had a 7 wickets win to Clonmel. 

 

United Clonmel 2 (137/8) beat Lismore 1 (96/8) by 41 runs.

The final match saw Clonmel beat the hosts Lismore by 41 runs.


 

Festival Top Performers:

Lismore - Gireesh Girija 71 & 3/21, Nathan Bryan 3/15.

Cork County - Hamza Asif 30, Rahul Sethi 36, Ashwani Tomar 3/28, Cronan Healy Browne 3/11, Jithin John 3/8.

Clonmel - Babar Ali 28.


 

Waterford & District 1 (166/5) beat Limerick 4 (58/10) by 108 runs.

Down the road, at Waterford, the hosts won by 108 runs in the first game against

Limerick. 

 

Clare Cricket 1 (192/2) beat Limerick 4 (70/10) by 122 runs.

In the second match, Clare beat Limerick by 122 runs. 

 

Waterford & District 1 (105/9) lost to Clare Cricket 1 (106/3) by 7 wickets.

The final game of the day saw Clare win by 7 wickets over Waterford.

 

Festival Top Performers:

Waterford - Senthil Kumar 62, Uppili 42, Anbazhagan Aroumont 3/21, Gautham Kumar 3/4, Salman Raza 3/29.

Limerick - Ashok Jayaraman 24.

Clare - Deepak Dubey 49, R Shahid 32 & 48, Richie 4/21, Jude Joseph 3/27.

 

 

Division 4 T20 League:
 

Cork Harlequins 5 (59/10) lost to Clare Cricket 2 (251/5) by 192 runs.

One game on Sunday at Farmers Cross where Harlequins were beaten by 192 runs at the hands Clare.

 

Clare performers, Shafiq Bajwa 107, Raj Sahota 36, Adeel Mukhtar 3/16, Jatinder Singh 3/8.

 

Youth Competitions:


 

U13 T20 league

 

Cork County U13A scored 100/1 to beat Cork Harlequins U13, 99/2 by 9 wickets.

For Cork County, Connor Aherne 23*, Adam Kamel 24*. 

For Harlequins, Joshua Khan 26*, Martin Borisov 24*.

 

U15 Super League

 

Cork County U15 scored 179/8 in the 30 overs playing Limerick U15 who made 79/10, to win by 100 runs. 

For County, Sam MacKenzie 50* & 2/11, Abas Faizi 41,

Mark Donnelly 36 & 2/5. 

For Limerick, Zaki Khalid 22, Abhishek Babu 3/5.

 

Summary:

 

Week 6 of 25, is a good weekend for Munster sides with 5 of 6 through to the next rounds of the Irish Senior & National Cups. 

A mention for Galway who are in the competition for the Connacht Cricket Union, their game was rained off & is refixed for this weekend.

 

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