Northern Knights defeat North-West Warriors at Eglinton

Chris Dougherty top-scored for the Knights in Monday's victory over the Warriors
Chris Dougherty top-scored for the Knights in Monday's victory over the Warriors

Northern Knights secured a two-wicket victory over North-West warriors in a low scoring one-day interprovincial encounter.

Economic bowling from Mark Adair and James Dow restricted the Warriors to 139 at Eglinton.

The Knights struggled in reply before reaching 141-8 in 38.5 overs with Chris Dougherty hitting 46.

It was revenge for the visitors after an early season eight-wicket defeat at the hands of their opponents.

This was the Knights first victory in three outings while Warriors have one success.

Holders Leinster Lightning have defeated the Knights twice and in the final game of the competition they play Warriors on 9 September at Leinster Cricket Club.

One-day Interprovincial

North-West Warriors 139 (38 overs): N O'Brien 54 no, G Kennedy 36, M Adair 3-16, J Dow 2-15

Northern Knights 141-8 (38.5 overs): C Dougherty 46, N Rock 14 no, A McBrine 3-37, D Scanlon 2-24

Northern Knights won by two wickets

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