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Newstalk Inter-Provincial Championship - Northern Knights v NW Warriors - Day 3 Report and Scorecard

Barry Chambers

Knights complete comprehensive 8 wicket victory against Warriors

The Northern Knights duly wrapped up a comprehensive 8 wicket win over the North West Warriors this morning on the third day of their Newstalk Inter-Provincial Championship match at Stormont.

Resuming on their overnight score of 85 for 2, chasing a modest target of 154, the Knights took just 63 minutes to knock off the required 69 runs in just 15.3 overs with the minimum of fuss.

Former Zimbabwean Test player Craig Ervine finished unbeaten on 72 from 124 balls (6 fours, 4 sixes), sharing an unbroken third wicket partnership of 87 with Kinights skipper Andrew White, who made an undefeated 31.

The next action in the Newstalk Inter-Provincial Series is a three-day game between defending champions Leinster Lightning and the Northern Knights, both of whom have made winning starts to the 2014 campaign.

That game takes place at College Park from 17th-19th June starting at 11am.

NEWSTALK INTER-PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP (Stormont) - DAY THREE CLOSE
NW WARRIORS          190 (S Campbell 51, J Thompson 40, A Riddles 27, G McClintock 20, S Getkate 4-25, A White 2-27) and
                                    150 (RL Dougherty 41, N McDonnell 37, E Kemm 24, G McClintock 23, N Waller 4-24, A Coulter 2-17, S Getkate 2-25, J Cameron-Dow 2-32)
NORTHERN KNIGHTS
187 (N Larkin 40, N Waller 38, A White 35, C Ervine 21, Tabish Khan 6-55, J Thompson 2-37) and
                                     157-2 (N Larkin 37, C Ervine 72no, A White 31no)
Northern Knights beat NW Warriors by 8 wickets