Instonians Beat the Rain!

31st May 2017

The 1st XI gained a good victory on Saturday, defeating CSNI at Shaw's Bridge by 50 runs or 8 wickets under the Duckworth Lewis rules.

 

CSNI batted first and set a reasonable total of 192 all out in 49.5 overs. The bulk of the wickets were shared bu Andrew White (4-17) and Shane Getkate (4-26).

Instonians with Nikolai Smith and James Shannon, and they put on 62 for the first wicket before Nikolai was out for 12. James was joined by Andrew White and this pair got well on top of the bowling. James completed his sixth senior century for the club and had just been dismissed for 108 when the rain came and the match was decided in Instonians' favour as they were 50 runs ahead of the D/L target after 36 overs.

This puts Instonians joint top of the league with eight point.