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Carlton Women clinch National Premier League cricket title

Carlton Women were on top form against RH Corstorphine to clinch the CDD National Premier League cricket title.

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Heriots batsman Hayes van der Berg contributed a half-century in the league victory at Myreside. Pic: Neil Hanna

Third time lucky for plucky Heriot’s against Watsonians

Heriot’s captain Keith Morton praised the way in which his side bounced back from two recent losses to Watsonians to defeat them in the CSL Eastern Premiership.

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Watsonians skipper Ewan Chalmers shows off the Masterton Trophy. Pic: Neil Hanna

Munsey magic helps Watsonians win Masterton Trophy

George Munsey played one of the best innings ever seen in a Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy final as Watsonians defeated Heriot’s in a thriller at Grange Loan.

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Heriot's and Watsonians will try to win the Masterton Trophy. Pic: TSPL

Heriot’s and Watsonians contest Masterton Trophy final

Heriot’s and Watsonians are preparing to meet in the Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy final this evening at Grange Loan (6pm).

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Grange refocus after ‘frustrating’ cup loss to Carlton

Mazars Grange may have lost to Carlton last week, but heads have not gone down and their CSL Eastern Premiership title bid is still alive and kicking ahead of tomorrow’s round of fixtures.

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Tom Simpson was in great form with the bat for Carlton. Pic: Ian Rutherford

Carlton’s young guns Angus Beattie and Tom Simpson help slay Grange

Carlton skipper Ali Evans has praised the performances of youngsters Angus Beattie and Tom Simpson after they helped their side to a CSL Eastern Premiership win over Mazars Grange.

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Heriot's and Watsonians clinched victories in their respective semi-finals. Pic: TSPL

Heriot’s and Watsonians to meet in Masterton Trophy final

Heriot’s will meet Watsonians in this year’s Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy final after they both won their last four ties.

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Michael Herdman

Cup success is now on agenda for Carlton’s Michael Herdman

Michael Herdman has been the star man for Carlton this season and this weekend he is aiming to help them secure a league win over Mazars Grange and defeat Drumpellier in the Citylets Scottish Cup last four.

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Mazars Granges Andrew Brock bowls to Heriots batsman Mark Watt during the Capital teams clash at Goldenacre on Saturday. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Duo make mark to maintain Grange title push

Neil McCallum took six wickets and Nick Farrar returned to CSL Eastern Premiership duties with a bang to help title-chasing Mazars Grange get back to winning ways on Saturday.

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Ryan Brown, right, took six wickets last weekend to make it 14 for the season and he believes the team plays better at Goldenacre

Heriot’s bowler Ryan Brown aims to put Grange in a spin

Ryan Brown took six wickets in two outings last weekend and the Heriot’s spinner is looking forward to tomorrow’s CSL Eastern Premiership clash with Mazars Grange as third takes on second.

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George Munsey and Mike Carson

Watsonians smash Eastern Premiership batting records

Mike Carson was delighted to play a starring role for Watsonians on Saturday as he and George Munsey took the Falkland bowling attack apart on the way to breaking CSL Eastern Premiership records.

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Sean Weeraratna took three wickets

Sean Weeraratna helps Heriot’s into Scottish Cup last four

Sean Weeraratna took three wickets and Hayes van der Berg scored 71 as Heriot’s progressed to the Citylets Scottish Cup semi-finals yesterday.

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City teams reach Murgitroyd Masterton semi-finals

City teams reach Murgitroyd Masterton semi-finals

Three teams – Carlton, Watsonians and Heriot’s – have guaranteed their Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy semi-final spots.

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Harris Carnegie celebrates the fall of another batsman to the Grange attack

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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