Leinster Lightning beat Northern Knights to retain title
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Leinster Lightning retained the Inter-provincial 50-over Cup after a 79-run victory over Northern Knights at Waringstown on Sunday.
The Knights reduced Leinster to 101-5 before a 89-run partnership between Dom Joyce (36) and Eoghan Delaney (48).
Lightning were bowled out for 217 with one ball to spare and the Knights made a good start in their reply before being dismissed for 138.
John Mooney (4-25) and Yaqoob Ali (3-20) starred for the champions.
Lightning secured five points, enough to see them win the title ahead of their final game against the Warriors.