Leinster Lightning ease to T20 win over Northern Knights
Leinster Lighting cruised to a seven-wicket victory over Northern Knights in Friday's Twenty/20 game at Merrion.
Greg Thompson hit 56 from 40 balls and James Shannon added 52 as the Knights made 157-8.
The hosts were 79-3 before Andrew Balbirnie and James Anderson put on an unbeaten partnership of 79 to reach 158-3 in 17.1 overs.
Balbirnie blasted three sixes in his 71 while Anderson scored 41.
The T20 encounter between Munster Reds and North-West Warriors scheduled for Mardyke was abandoned due to rain with each side receiving two points.
Northern Knights 157-8 G Thompson 56, J Shannon 52, S Singh 3-19
Leinster Lightning 158-3 (17.1 overs) A Balbirnie 71 no, J Anderson 41 no