After a promising begin to the beginning, Stoneywood Dyce have misplaced their final 4 video games with King absent on account of a hip harm.
King tore a muscle in his hip in the course of the Scottish Cup recreation in opposition to Forfarshire in the beginning of final month – his first critical harm whereas taking part in cricket.
Stoneywood Dyce captain Jamie King is raring to make his return from harm to assist the group arrest their present slide.
He had a quick comeback taking part in for the second group a fortnight in the past, however was suggested to relaxation one other week earlier than making a return to the firsts.
The away journey to Falkland this weekend will see King again within the squad and he’s desirous to play his half.
“It’s been an absolute nightmare to sit down and watch the final three or 4 weeks,” he mentioned. “I’m buzzing to be again.
“We would have liked some fast runs in opposition to Forfarshire and I danced down the wicket and tried to smash Jack Hogarth for six. I missed the ball, was bowled and tore a muscle in my hip swinging on the ball.
“I by no means miss video games of cricket. Most individuals play by an harm or two, however that is the primary time I’ve had a critical harm that saved me out for a time frame.
“It’s been very irritating and difficult to look at. I’m underneath no illusions that I might have modified the outcomes, however it might have been good to be on the market battling alongside everybody. We undergo the nice occasions and difficult occasions collectively.”
King will probably be again alongside veterans George Ninan and Jan Stander, who additionally missed final weekend’s defeat to Forfarshire.
Nevertheless, Lennard Bester and David Kidd are unavailable, whereas Jack Lambley is absent with a damaged thumb.
“We’ve needed to change a settled group and that’s clearly going to trigger points,” mentioned King. “It’s irritating, however that’s the best way novice sport goes.
“Hopefully we will get again to a secure group once more.”
Aberdeenshire captain Kenny Reid, in the meantime, believes humility is vital to his membership ending the season as winners of the North-East Championship.
Shire cleared the path on the high of the division with Meigle, Huntly and Freuchie main the chase into the second half of the marketing campaign.