Inter-Provincial: North West Warriors beat Northern Knights in T20 game

Stuart Thompson helped the North West Warriors beat the Northern Knights
Stuart Thompson top-scored with 27 runs and also took two wickets

The North West Warriors earned a 12-run victory over the Northern Knights in Friday's Twenty20 Inter-Provincial contest at Coleraine.

Stuart Thompson top-scored with the bat as he hit 27 for the Warriors and he also took two wickets.

Thompson helped the Warriors post 130-7 as David Rankin also struck 25 but the Knights could only hit 118-7 in reply.

This was the Warriors' first win after previously losing to Leinster Lightning by 41 runs.

North-West Warriors 130-7 S Thompson 27, D Rankin 25, S Getkake 3-22

Northern Knights 118-7 P Malan 25, N Jones 25, S Getkake 18 S Thompson 2-12, P Hyatt 2-26

North-West Warriors won by 12 runs

Leinster Lightning(first innings) 306-3 decl (90 overs) J Anderson 135 no, D Joyce 71 and 117-7 (57 overs) A Poynter 42 no, G Dockrell 15 no, G McCarter 3-41

Northern Knights (first innings) 320-8 (94.4 overs) J Holmes 53, N Smith 52, E Richardson 3-55

Match drawn

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