James McCollum hits unbeaten century for Northern Knights

Leinster Lightning's Simmi Singh bowls at Stormont
Leinster Lightning's Simmi Singh bowls at Stormont

A brilliant unbeaten innings of 119 by James McCollum rescued Northern Knights on day one of their inter-provincial against Leinster Lightning.

The home side were put in to bat at Stormont and lost their first two wickets for only ten runs.

McCollum's influence was immense, hitting 15 boundaries and accumulating more than half the team's total of 233.

Leinster faced 16 overs before the rain intervened having reached 22 for none by the close.

Hanley Energy Irish Interprovincial - Day One

Northern Knights 233 (85.4 overs): J McCollum 119 no, R McKinley 29, E Richardson 4-33, P Chase 3-41, G Delaney 3-48

Leinster Lightning 22 for none (8.1 overs)

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