CIYMS v Ards Cricket Club Under 13 XI and Banogue Cup on Fri 28 May 2010 at
Ards Cricket Club Lost

Match report The U13's opening fixture of the season was a cup match against a strong CIYMS side. CI batted first and Ross Martin made an early breakthough bowling opener, Millar for 3. With fellow opener, Matchett batting very well CI reached 50 and looked set for a big score but Joel Ferguson bowled Kealy for 11 to give the Ards boys some hope. Unfortunately (for Ards) Matchett and Watts then put together the best partnership of the night before Stewart McCaughan bowled Matchett for 48, an excellent knock from the NCU selection. Along with Turner who made 10 not out, Watts with a well-made 28 not out brought the CI innings to a close at 128 for 3 after the allotted 20 overs. Best of the Ards bowlers were Stuart McCaughan with 1 for 12 and Ross Martin with 1 for 14 of their quota of 4 overs.

Chasing 129 to win was always going to be tough for Ards but despite the early loss of Brownlee they made a decent start. After a couple of early boundaries, Joel Ferguson fell for 12 but Russell Hughes and Ross Martin put on Ards best partnership (47)with Hughes hitting 4 boundaries before he fell for 23.Unfortunately the Ards middle order couldn't maintain the momentum and the next 3 wickets fell cheaply as CI's slow bowlers put the squeeze on. Taylor Nutt joined Martin and they took the score to a very respectable 110 at the close. Ross Martin's innings of 41 with 4 boundaries showed real class and maturity and he didn't deserve to be on the losing side.

Despite this loss the Ards boys can take a lot of positives from the game and hopefully they'll be able to build on this during the upcoming league fixtures.

CIYMS Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
for 3 wickets
128 (0.0 overs)
J Matchett b  S McCaughan 48
G Millar b  Ross Martin 3
D Kealy b  J Ferguson 11
R Watts Not Out  28
M Turner Not Out  10
P McCutcheon  
J Thompson  
C Jeffrey  
M Rodgers  
D Murphy  
Z Wilson  

Ards Cricket Club Under 13 XI and Banogue Cup Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Ross Martin4.0014114.003.50
Stewart McCaughan40.0012112.000.30
Joel Ferguson3.0036136.0012.00
Conor Balfour2.001200.006.00
Taylor Nutt2.001100.005.50
A.N. Other1.001000.0010.00
Connor Uprichard3.0040000.00133.33

Ards Cricket Club Under 13 XI and Banogue Cup Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
for 6 wickets

(0.0 overs)
Joel Ferguson ct  M Turner 12
A.N. Other ct  Z Wilson 0
Russell Hughes ct  M Turner 23
Ross Martin Not Out  41
Stewart McCaughan st  D Murphy 3
A.N. Other ct  D Murphy 4
Conor Balfour b  M Turner 0
Taylor Nutt Not Out  10
A.N. Other  
A.N. Other  
Connor Uprichard  

CIYMS Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
M Turner4.002939.677.25
Z Wilson4.0024124.006.00
G Millar4.001200.003.00
J Matchett4.001900.004.75
D Murphy4.001929.504.75