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Day 2 of the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Championship, North West Warriors v Northern Knights

Richard White (NCU PRO)  

The Northern Knights require another 314 runs to win the Inter-Provincial Championship fixture, against North West Warriors, at Bready.

David Scanlon took four wickets as the Northern Knights were bowled out in their first innings for 188.

William Porterfield dominated the North West Warriors second innings, with a majestic 152, including 15 fours and five maximums.

The Warriors declared seven wickets down on 303, with Harry Tector the pick of the Knights bowling, taking four for seventy.

With nine overs to face at the end of day 2, the Knights were reduced to 28 for 2, losing the wickets of Chris Dougherty and Marc Ellison.

Summary - Day 2 at Bready (17th - 19th July)
North West Warriors 226 (W Porterfield 41, N O'Brien 45, S Thompson 20, R Allen 34, M Adair 3-33, J McCollum 5-32)
                        and 303-7 dec (W Porterfield 152, D Barr 20, N O'Brien 65, A McBrine 27no, H Tector 4-70)
Northern Knights 188 (M Ellison 65, M Adair 32, C Young 3-47, D Scanlon 4-61, G Kennedy 3-36)
                    and 28-2
Northern Knights require another 314 runs with 8 wickets remaining in their second innings