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Boys Under 13 & Under 11 Interprovincials 2022
Under 13 Interprovincials
Leinster beat NCU by 8 wickets
Pirrie Park, Belfast, 29 July.
 NCU 69 (34.4 overs; Frank Hollway 17, Harry Robinson 13, Aadi Wankhade 4-10, Marius Pieenar 2-2)
 Leinster 71/2 (12.3 overs; Lorcan Craik 46, Peter Le Roux 14, Zian Malik 1-15)
Leinster Under 13s completed a clean sweep of their interprovincial series against the NCU with an eight-wicket win. The NCU were dismissed for 69 with Frank Hollway (17), and Harry Robinson (13) reaching double figures. Best with the ball for Leinster were Aadi Wankhade (4-10), and Marius Pieenar (2-2). Lorcan Craik made short work of the chase with a hard-hit 46, while Peter Le Roux made 14 as the win was sealed in the 13th over.
NCU B beat Munster by 54 runs
Foyle College, 29 July.
 NCU 172 (28.2 overs; M McNaught 83, L Crothers 27, Ayan 5-41)
 Munster 118/7 (30 overs; Zaki 33; D Rayner 2-19)
Myles McNaught scored 83
NCU B claimed the Under 13 Festival title with a 54-run win against Munster at Foyle College. The victory was set up by a third wicket partnership of 107 in 10 overs between Myles McNaught, and Luke Crothers (27). McNaught unveiled his full repertoire of strokes as he hit 10 fours and 5 sixes in a brilliant 83 that was the innings of the week. Five wickets by Limerick’s Ayan Ullah (5-41) brought his side back into contention, but a final total of 172 in 30 overs was always going to be challenging. Munster in reply couldn’t get going against a disciplined NCU attack, with Daniel Rayner getting two wickets in their total of 118 for 7 – Zaki Khalid top-scoring with 33.
North West beat Leinster B by 39 runs
Foyle College, 29 July.
 North West 128 (30 overs; B Brolly 50, S Biju 3-16, A Adelkar 2-17)
 Leinster 89 (19.3 overs; L Vekic 31, A Sudhaharan 18, P Goud-Sama 3-14, Swarnim Jha 3-20, Neelanch 2-2, B Brolly 2-5)
Bobby Brolly scored another half century for the North West
The North West clinched second place with a 39-run win over Leinster B. Bobby Brolly scored his second half century in two days, sharing a fourth wicket stand of 56 with Neelanch, who made 20. Leg-spinner Sidhardt Biju (3-16) and Aryan Adelkar (2-17) brought Leinster back into the contest as they dismissed the hosts for 128. Early wickets for Prathan Goud-Sama (3-14), and Swarnim Jha (3-20) had Leinster in trouble at 34 for 6, but a counter-attacking stand of 50 between Luka Vekic (31) and Arshat Sudhaharan (18) brought them back into contention. However, two wickets apiece for Neelanch (2-2) and Bobby Brolly (2-5) sealed the win.
North West beat Munster by 147 runs
Foyle College, 28 July.
 North West 247/7 (30 overs; B Campbell 71, S Jha 60, B Brolly 57; M Donnelly 2-38)
 Munster 100 (30 overs; C Ross 22; A Moan 2-4, A Allen 2-10)
The North West ran out comfortable 147-run winners against their Munster counterparts in the Under13 Festival at Foyle College. Early wickets for Mark Donnelly (2-38) had the hosts in trouble at 44 for 4, but half centuries from the Bready duo of Ben Campbell and Swarnim Jha, plus one from Ardmore left-hander Bobby Brolly rescued the situation. Campbell top-scored with 71 (8 fours), while Jha (60) thumped 8 fours and 3 sixes, and Brolly hit 5 fours in his 57 as they posted 247 for 7. Munster in reply were bowled out for 100, with Cork County’s Cillian Ross top-scoring with 22, and Limerick’s Ayan Ullah making 14. Killyclooney’s Alfie Moan and Newbuildings Adam Adam Allen each claimed two wickets.
Leinster beat NCU by 70 runs
Ringcommons CC, 28 July.
 Leinster 159 (37.5 overs; Callum Armstrong 32, Toby O’Connell 20, Frank Hollway 3-32)
 NCU 89 (23.1 overs; Luke Fisher 21, Frank Hollway 20, Marius Pieenar 2-15, Finn Brennan 1-1)
While their B sides are taking part in the Derry Festival, the A sides from Leinster and the NCU continued their Under 13 series, with Leinster completing another win to take an unassailable 3-0 lead. Batting first Leinster made 159 with Callum Armstrong making 32 and Toby O’Connell 20. Frank Hollway (3-32) was the pick of the attack. In the reply, Luke Fisher made 21 and Hollway 20, but a fine bowling effort saw them dismissed for 89, with Marius Pieenar claiming 2 for 15.
NCU B beat Leinster B by 2 wickets
Foyle College, 28 July.
 Leinster 126 (27.2 overs; Aadil Naizam 34, Aryan Adelkar 23, Sheryas Rajeshs 18; Matthew Kennedy 3-18, Edward Hall 2-18, J Dines 2-23)
 NCU 127/8 (28.3 overs; Jack Robinson 39; Brandon Vincenzo 3-19, Aadil Naizam 2-30)
Matthew Kennedy took three wickets and Jack Robinson scored 39.
The NCU B side are on course to win the North West Under 13 Festival after winning their second close game in two days, edging out favourites Leinster B by two wickets. Batting first, Leinster were dismissed for 126 with Aadil Naizam top-scoring with 34, Aryan Adelakar hitting 23, and Sheryas Rajeshs 18. Matthew Kennedy took three wickets, while there were two apiece for Edward Hall and Jaxon Dines. The chase was a tense one but the NCU prevailed thanks primarily to Jack Robinson’s 39. Brandon Vincenzo (3-19), and Aadil Naizam (2-30) were best with the ball for Leinster.
North West lost to NCU B by 2 wickets
Foyle College, 27 July.
 North West 137/9 (30 overs; E Hall 2-17, D Rayner 2-21)
 NCU B 139/8 (28.5 overs; J Robinson 49, M McNaught 29)
The NCU B side that beat hosts North West by 2 wickets
The NCU B side overcame the North West by just two wickets in their match at Foyle College. The hosts made 137 for 9 in their 30 overs, with two wickets apiece for Edward Hall and Daniel Rayner. The chase was a tense one, with Jack Robinson making a stylish 49, and Myles McNaught a quickfire 29 as they clinched the victory in the penultimate over.
Leinster B beat Munster by 88 runs
Foyle College, 27 July.
 Leinster 197/6 (30 overs; S Rajeshs 47, J Russell 43, R Keenan 30; A Ullah 3-46)
 Munster 109 (28.3 overs; A Ullah 35, Z Khalid 24, G Rana 3-8)
Munster U13s side
Leinster B won their opening match of the Under 13 Festival in the North West as they overcame a battling Munster to win eventually by 88 runs. Runs for Sheryas Rajeshs (47), Joe Russell (43) and Ryan Keenan (30) took Leinster to 153 for 2, before Munster rallied with three wickets for Limerick’s Ayan Ullah restricting them to 197 for 6. Injuries to two Munster players, including their opener meant an uphill battle, but 35 from Ullah and 24 from Khalid saw them add 54 for the 6th wicket on their way to 109. Gautem Rana (3-8) was the pick of the Leinster attack.
NCU lost to Leinster by 78 runs
Pirrie Park, Belfast, 26 July.
 Leinster 124 (37.3 overs; Ted Hassler 48, Gethin Kelleher 26, Ben Walsh 4-17, Hugo Robinson 3-31)
 NCU 46 (31.3 overs; Jan Dijkstra 2-7, Toby O'Connell 2-7)
Ben Walsh took four wickets
Leinster took a two-nil series against the NCU as they won by 78 runs in the Under 13 interprovincials at Pirrie Park. Ted Hassler top-scored with 48, while Gethin Kelleher made 26 as the visitors advanced to 95 for 2. However four wickets for Ben Walsh and three for Hugo Robinson saw eight wickets tumble for 29 runs as Leinster were 124 all out. The chase never got going though, with the hosts dismissed for 46 against a very disciplined attack. Jan Dijkstra and Toby O’Connell the most successful, each claiming two wickets for seven runs. The sides meet again on Thursday at Ringcommons in the third match of the four-game series.
Leinster beat NCU by 258 runs
Ringcommins CC, 25 July.
 Leinster 302-7 (40 overs; L Craik 107, J Dijkstra 40, P le Roux 37; R McIlwrath 2-34)
 NCU 44 (16 overs; G Kelleher 3-8)
Lorcan Craik of Knockharley scored 107 in 47 balls
It was a tough day for the NCU who lost to a very strong Leinster in the first of their four-match series this week in the game at RingCommins. Knockharley's Lorcan Craik hit 107 from 47 balls as the hosts posted 302 for 7. They were runs too for Jan Dijkstra (40) and Peter Le Roux (37), while Carrickfergus bowler Reuben McIlwrath took 2 for 34. Chasing the daunting total the NCU were all out for 44, with three wickets for Gethin Kelleher (3-8).
Under 11 Interprovincials
NCU lost to Leinster by 54 runs
Shaw's Bridge, 13 August.
 Leinster 188 (30 overs; Eli Clarke 64, Shravon Biju 30*, Sam Pepper 27, Sai Darsham 3-22)
 NCU 134 (29.2 overs; Elliot Parkhill 40, Callum Wilson 28, Gautam Rana 5-13, Daire Beacroft 1-20)
A half century from Eli Clarke and five wickets from Gautam Rana helped Leinster Under 11s to a series-levelling win at Shaw's Bridge. Clarke top-scored with 64 as Leinster made 188 in their 30 overs, with runs too for Shravon Biju (30*) and Sam Pepper (27). Sai Darsham (3-22) was the pick of the hosts attack. Elliott Parkhill (40) and Callum Wilson (28) made runs in the chase, but Rana claimed 5 for 13 to ensure the 54-run win and ensured the series ended two matches apiece.
NCU beat Leinster by 36 runs
Shaw's Bridge, 9 August.
 NCU 209-8 (30 overs; David Agnew 115*, Felix McMillan 35; Dhruv Komati 2-18, Gautam Rana 2-20)
 Leinster 163 (27.2 overs; Gareth O'Neill 46, Ruvin Loka 26, Fintan McCarthy 4-11)
David Agnew scored a century for the NCU (John McMillan)
David Agnew scored a century as the NCU beat Leinster in their Under 11 match at Shaw’s Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series. Agnew’s unbeaten 115 together with 35 from Felix McMillan saw the hosts post 209 for 8 in their 30 overs – two wickets each for Dhruv Komati 2-18, and Gautam Rana 2-20. Fintan McCarthy then took four wickets for 11 runs as Leinster were bowled out for 163. Best with the bat for the visitors were Gareth O’Neill (46) and Ruvin Loka (26).
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