Nairn County VS Elgin (31/7/2016) RESERVES

Match ReportsPosted by Tom Green Mon, August 08, 2016 13:22:02

Nairn County 161-8
Martin Bronkhorst 46
Alex Green 40

J.McWilliam 3-20

Elgin 51-All Out

R. Brandsma 2-5
S. Neill 2-6

Nairn County’s reserve team stay top of the NOSCA Reserve League after a comprehensive victory against Elgin at the Nairn Links last Sunday. Elgin won the toss and put Nairn into bat. Nairn’s top order had a good start to the game scoring 104 runs within the first 20 overs. After the drinks break, Elgin’s bowlers were able to restrict Nairn to 3 runs an over which resulted in Nairn finishing the innings on 161 runs for eight wickets. The pick of the Nairn batsmen was Martin Bronkhorst who scored 46 runs and Alex Green who scored 40.

After the interval, Nairn’s bowling attack went after Elgin's top order managed to dismiss the opening five batsmen within ten overs. Elgin’s batsmen were unable to recover and were quickly bowled out for 51 runs in 20 overs. The pick of the Nairn bowlers was Steven Neill, Alex Green and Ronin Brandsma who each took two wickets. Once again Nairn’s juniors played an important role in the game with Ronin Brandsma and Henry Kerr each taking wickets as well as Shane Hayward and George Kerr making contributions important contributions in the field.

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