Arun Pillai shines for Carlton in Scottish Cup

Arun Pillai took three wickets and hit an unbeaten half century wickets as Carlton coasted to a Citylets Scottish Cup round one win at Prestwick yesterday.

Monday, 16th May 2016, 5:30 am

At the Henry Thow Oval the home side batted first, but were soon in trouble thanks to some fine Carlton bowling.

Spinner Pillai led the way with 3-13 while young Calum Everett continued his great start to the summer with 3-14 as Prestwick were 84 all out.

Pillai and Kyle Macpherson then opened the batting in Carlton’s reply and the former made a 50 and the latter 27 not out to see them home by 10 wickets in the 16th over.

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