Cricket: Disappointment for Stoneywood-Dyce however Huntly chalk up worthwhile win
The Individuals’s Park facet did not chase down the comparatively low Carlton complete of 230 to slip to a 43-run defeat of their Jap Premier League match in Edinburgh.
The Aberdeen facet’s batsman Garreth Wolmarrans hit an impressive 104 whereas his fellow high 5 might solely complete 9 amongst them.
Stoneywood-Dyce’s stand-in captan Lennard Bester felt his facet ought to have defeated Carlton.
Bester sid: “This was a recreation we should always have gained.
“Garreth batted fantastically whereas different batsmen, together with myself, failed.
“This can’t proceed, particularly after our magnificent begin to the season.
“As soon as once more we bowled properly, most of all Du Preez Stander (4 for 36) who in tandem with George Ninan (two for 39) gave us management of the sport, till a ninth wicket stand of 54 too.”
Carlton batted first on a flat pitch however struggled towards an correct visiting assault, and at eight down for under 175 seemed more likely to fail to succeed in 200, just for Rory Allardice (31) and Hayden Laing (41) to take the rating to 229 earlier than Jan Stander got here on the dismiss Laing.
The Stoneywood-Dyce reply, not for the primary time this season was in hassle proper from the beginning, leaving them struggling on 37 for 4 down, shored up by the luxurious Woolmarans.
The younger South African had hit 13 fours and one six, however given good help by Du Preez Stander (17) and final man Jon Grant who hit a gutsy 20, however leaving the guests 43 runs brief, and fifth within the league.
Elsewhere within the division, leaders Heriots have been snug six wicket winners after dismissing Falkland for 88, whereas Forfarshire, Stoneywood-Dyce’s subsequent opponents have been snug 79 run winners at Watsonians.
Aberdeenshire got a pointy reminder of how far they need to go if they’re to retain their Jap Premier standing after being comprehensively crushed by Watsonians within the third spherical of the Scottish Cup at Mannofield yesterday.
Shire gained the toss and elected to bat, reaching a good 168 all out from 44 overs, nevertheless it was by no means going to be sufficient towards a facet from the highest Scottish membership league.
The Edinburgh facet swept to victory within the twenty seventh over for the lack of solely 4 wickets, primarily on the again of a belligerent knock of 81 from Scotland participant Olly Hairs.
Shire had their very own heroes in South African Dian Forrester who hit a accountable 54, sharing a gutsy stand of 40 with Clark Cameron who went on to attain a treasured 27 not, serving to his facet to move the 150 mark.