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Grange wicketkeeper Harris Carnegie proving a good catch

Teenage wicketkeeper Harris Carnegie has had a great start to life with Mazars Grange – and as the season reaches the halfway point this weekend he is determined to keep them at the top of the CSL Eastern Premiership.

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Zimbabwes Sikandar Raza watches his ball zip away to the boundary for a four to win the game

‘No easy fix’ for Scotland’s international cricket woes

FORMER World Cup batsman Bruce Patterson fears there is “no easy fix” for Scotland’s international cricket plight.

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Cheeky Gosain hit a vital 32 runs for Carlton. Pic: Jon Savage

Veteran Fraser Watts hails stand-in Carlton captain Cheeky

Veteran Fraser Watts hailed the quiet but effective influence of stand-in Carlton skipper Cheeky Gosain in the wake of their richly-deserved Eastern Premiership derby triumph over Watsonians.

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Scotland's Ali Evans celebrates with Chris Sole

Scotland celebrate historic win at the Grange

Scotland were celebrating last night after surging to their first-ever official ODI triumph over a top-tier nation.

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Chayank Gosain, centre, says the team is capable of putting a strong run of results together

Being made leader of Carlton has not left Gosain in a spin

Chayank Gosain has just finished another year at university, but the Carlton stand-in skipper admits he is still enjoying learning as a captain on the cricket field.

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Richie Berrington and century-maker Kyle Coetzer go on the Scots attack at Portgower Place. Pic: Donald MacLeod

Kyle Coetzer hits century but Scotland fall to Namibia

Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer hit a century, but his side lost the second World Cricket League encounter with Namibia in the Capital yesterday.

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Scotland bowler Con de Lange appeals for lbw to claim the wicket of Namibia batsman Zane Green.  Pic: Donald MacLeod

Scotland’s bowlers hailed as they finish off Namibia

Scotland century-maker Richie Berrington praised the way the team hit the ground running on day two of their delayed World Cricket League contest with Namibia in the Capital on Monday as they went on to win.

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Ewan Chalmers produded a superb 132-run partnership with brother Andrew. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Watsonians go on the Chalmers offensive in victory

Watsonians captain Ewan Chalmers was pleased with the way his side put in a dominant all-round performance against Glenrothes to bounce back to winning ways in the CSL Eastern Premiership on Saturday.

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Richie Berrington signals his century off 84 balls. Picture:  www.donald-macleod.com

Richie Berrington bashes Namibia but rain carries match over

Richie Berrington scored a brilliant century and Mazars Grange skipper Preston Mommsen 49 not out, but Scotland and Namibia will have to finish their World Cricket League clash in the Capital today after the rain intervened last night.

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Scotland's Mark Watt, left, celebrates a wicket with team-mate Preston Mommsen

Mark Watt: Scotland confidence high for international ODIs

Heriot’s cricketer Mark Watt turns 21 next month – and he wants to give himself an early birthday present by putting in some good performances for Scotland over the next week.

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James Tapper is hungry for more wickets after taking 13 scalps this summer

Grange dangerman James Tapper targets fellow pacesetters

New Zealander James Tapper is loving life at Mazars Grange so far – and the opening bowler is looking forward to testing their unbeaten record against Arbroath in a top-of-the table clash tomorrow.

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Ali Shah, right, celebrates reaching his half century with team-mater Fraser Boyd. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Shah and Brock are crucial as Carlton and Grange both win

Ali Shah and Andrew Brock played crucial roles for their teams as Carlton and Mazars Grange recorded CSL Eastern Premiership wins on Saturday.

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Andrew Chalmers

Andrew Chalmers hits 46 as Watsonians enjoy Masterton victory

There were wins for Watsonians, Heriot’s and RH Corstorphine this week in the Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy.

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Shaylen Pillay

Shaylen Pillay piling on the runs and the wickets for SMRH

It has been a good first month of the cricket season for CSL Eastern Premiership new boys SMRH – and South African all-rounder Shaylen Pillay has certainly played his part.

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Preston Mommsen

Preston Mommsen back in Scotland squad six months after international retiral

Preston Mommsen, the Mazars Grange skipper, has been recalled to the Scotland set-up six months after he announced he was retiring from international cricket.

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Andrew Chalmers is bowled by Mazar Granges Gordon Goudie. Pic: Toby Williams

Goudie takes five wickets as Grange skittle out Watsonians

Opening bowler Gordon Goudie put in a five star performance as Mazars Grange defeated Watsonians in a CSL Eastern Premiership Edinburgh derby on Saturday.

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Hamilton and Shean provide polish as Heriot’s defeat WoS in Cup

Hamilton and Shean provide polish as Heriot’s defeat WoS in Cup

Heriot’s pair Michael Shean and Duncan Hamilton put together a superb stand for the final wicket in the Citylets Scottish Cup second round to help their side win at West of Scotland today.

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Rapid ton from Mourits helps SMRH to defeat Edinburgh Uni

Rapid ton from Mourits helps SMRH to defeat Edinburgh Uni

Hayden Mourits hit a superb century as SMRH defeated Edinburgh University in the Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy this week.

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Harris Aslam bowls at Alasdair Evans

Grange’s Harris Aslam targets victory against Watsonians

HARRIS ASLAM is in good form and tomorrow he and his Mazars Grange team-mates will be looking to keep up their unbeaten CSL Eastern Premiership start when they host Watsonians.

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Carlton and Mazars Grange put unbeaten records on the line

Carlton and Mazars Grange put unbeaten records on the line

Carlton and Mazars Grange will both put their unbeaten Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy starts to the test this evening when they take on Musselburgh and Edinburgh respectively.

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