Cricket: High of the desk conflict takes centre stage in Aberdeen Grades
The match might go some appreciable option to deciding whether or not Crescent or Knight Riders are the potential new champions.
Seven weeks into the season, there’s nothing to decide on between the 2 rivals, every looking for a primary ever Grade 1 title.
One thing must give at Groat’s Highway on Saturday when the one two unbeaten sides in Grade 1 conflict in an eagerly awaited high of the desk recreation.
Knight Riders have house benefit however two of Crescent’s greatest wins have come on the street, together with two scores of over 250 at Inverurie and final week’s beautiful efficiency at Rubislaw the place the Hyperlinks aspect amassed 283, 118 of which was scored by captain Nathan Thangaraj.
To not be outdone his Knight Riders reverse quantity Pehlaj Penneti steered his workforce to a six wicket win towards Mannofield, stroking an unbeaten 33.
However the house aspect might need an ace in bowler Vijay Vijaypur who tops the league averages together with his haul of 16 wickets at a value of solely 9.1 runs per sufferer.
Elsewhere there shall be nice curiosity on the different finish of the desk the place defending champions Aberdeen Grammar are winless and firmly rooted in final place.
However after their sterling try and overhaul Crescent’s huge whole of 283 final week, have most likely discovered the boldness to spark a revival, beginning with a house recreation towards Cults.
On the Hyperlinks, third positioned Bon Accord shall be bidding to maintain the stress on the 2 leaders once they host Mannofield, whereas Grasp Blasters Aberdeen shall be searching for a win after three successive defeats once they meet Gordonians.
Within the Bon Accord Cup, Grampian host Fraserbugh and Siyapa entertain Banchory.
In Grade 3, unbeaten leaders Methlick benefit from the house comforts of Lairds the place they meet third Gordonians, whereas second positioned Huntly are away to 2nd Siyapa.