Cricket: Northern Lights aiming to finish Premier League season on a excessive, says captain Megan McColl
The Aberdeen membership go into the ultimate recreation of the marketing campaign having tasted defeat for the primary time of their final two video games towards Carlton and Dumfries and Galloway.
And, whereas they’ve been left upset having misplaced these video games, Northern Lights are raring to finish the season with a win in Edinburgh.
Northern Lights are hoping to log off their debut Premier League cricket season with a win towards Stewart’s Melville Ladies.
Captain Megan McColl mentioned: “The staff has been upset with the final two video games, however we all know we’re not out of it.
“On Sunday it’ll be robust towards Stewart’s Melville, however hopefully we are able to handle to get throughout the road and finish the league on a excessive.
“Everyone seems to be in good spirit, and we simply wish to go on the market and have enjoyable.”
The skipper believes a win can be simply reward for the staff who have been solely established in October 2021.
She mentioned: “The staff has actually come collectively. All of us get on a lot, earlier than this season we didn’t know one another and a few of us hadn’t performed with one another earlier than.
“It could be a very nice expertise for the staff to finish the season with a win, and have a optimistic finish to our season collectively.”
Stewart’s Melville are fourth within the Premier League desk, one place behind Northern Lights, so McColl is aware of that her facet can’t underestimate Sunday’s opponents.
She added: “They’re a powerful staff all spherical. They’ve a variety of Scotland and pathway gamers which actually helps them.
“But when we are able to play our recreation and check out our greatest then it needs to be match. We’re undoubtedly able to go on the market and beat them.”
Of their debut season, Northern Lights exceeded their very own expectations, having gained their first three Premier League video games convincingly.
The Aberdeen facet defeated Grange by 275 runs, Watsonians by 258 runs, and RH Corstorphine by 222 runs.
Regardless of their two current defeats – which they solely misplaced by two wickets after which three runs – McColl reckons Northern Lights’ debut season has been successful.