Nairn County VS Buckie (23/7/2016) T20 CUP

Match ReportsPosted by Tom Green Mon, July 25, 2016 15:34:08

Buckie 113-All Out
J. Corsie 49

Alex Green 3-23
Steven Neill 2-9
Shane Hayward 2-9

Nairn County 97-9
Steven Neill 32

C. Hart 2-12
D. Creamer 2-13

Nairn County was narrowly defeated by Buckie in the T20 cup at Cooper Park in Elgin last Saturday. Buckie won the toss and elected to bat and was put under pressure straight away by Nairn’s bowling attack which took five wickets in the first six overs. After this Buckie had a middle order revival to score 113 runs before they were bowled out. The pick of the Nairn bowlers was Alex Green, who took three wickets in his spell. Nairn junior Shane Hayward also had a good day with the ball taking two wickets in his spell.

After the interval, Nairn was put into bat and lost a couple of important wickets in the opening overs. Steven Neill then put Nairn back in a good position with an aggressive innings which gave the visitors a chance to win the game. Unfortunately, for Nairn, Buckie’s bowling tightened towards the end of the game which resulted in Nairn only scoring 97 runs. The pick of the Nairn batsman was Steven Neill, who scored 32 runs.

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