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Keith Morton makes a captain’s innings to see Heriot’s home

Heriot’s remained unbeaten in the Masterton Trophy after they edged past Stewart’s Melville in a low scoring clash at Inverleith.

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Dylan Budge

Saltires stars return to aid Capital clubs

Three of the Scotland heroes who defeated England in the famous One Day International 12 days ago return to action for their respective Capital clubs this weekend.

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George Munsey

George Munsey smashes 71 as Scotland win T20 series

Scotland’s superb cricketing summer continued yesterday as they defeated hosts the Netherlands for a second time to win the Tri-Nation T20 series.

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George Munsey

George Munsey shines as Scotland defeat the Netherlands

Capital cricketer George Munsey scored 46 from 29 balls as Scotland defeated hosts the Netherlands in the Tri-Nation T20 series.

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Dylan Budge

Flying Dylan Budge ensures a tie for Scotland

Dylan Budge took an amazing catch in the final over as Scotland dramatically tied their T20 match with Ireland in Deventer in the Netherlands in the Tri-Nation series tonight.

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Hayden Sweet has shone for Stewart's Melville

Life is Sweet for battling Stewart’s Melville

South African cricketer Hayden Sweet has been in great form for Stewart’s Melville and he is keen to keep their winning run going this weekend.

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Dylan Budge is run out by Zaman for four. Pic: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Scotland fizzle in the drizzle at end of historic four days

The joyous glow of Sunday’s magnificent moment in the sun will burn long in the memory but Scotland’s brief bask in the cricketing limelight fizzled in the drizzle yesterday evening.

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Pakistan's Shadab Khan celebrates after bowling Calum MacLeod. Pic: SNS

Scotland brought back down to earth by Pakistan at Grange

Well let’s face it, beating two world-topping cricket teams in the space of three days would have been a bit greedy.

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Chris Sole bowls during the One Day International match between Scotland and England at The Grange. Picture:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Rugby hero David Sole bowled over watching son beat the Auld Enemy

As his country’s captain leading Scotland in the legendary 1990 grand slam decider against England, David Sole was famously cool, psyching out his southern opponents by casually strolling on to the hallowed turf of Murrayfield.

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Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer

Earning a place in the Twenty20 top 10 is Scotland’s next goal

After creating history with Sunday’s magical six-run one-day international win over England, Scotland’s cricketers have been set the target of reaching the top ten in the world Twenty20 rankings.

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Alasdair Evans of Scotland is congratulated by his team mates after tacking the wicket of David Willey of England

Scotland coach reveals how victory over England was no fluke

Scotland coach Grant Bradburn looks out across the lush green oval of The Grange and could be forgiven for wondering if the scenes he witnessed less than 24 hours previously were all a dream.

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Andrew Brock chipped in with a wicket

Grange and Heriot’s set for collision course at top of table

Stuart Davidson and Simon Whait have been praised for their performances for Mazars Grange, and Heriot’s, on Saturday as the top two in the CSL Eastern Premier Division won again.

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Scotland players celebrate taking the the wicket of Jonny Bairstow

Scotland hero Calum MacLeod: We deserve to be in the World Cup

Scotland’s cricket hero Calum MacLeod believes the team’s historic victory over England in a One Day International yesterday in Stockbridge shows that they deserve to be at the top table of the world game.

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Scotland players celebrate taking the wicket of Moeen Ali during the victory at the Grange. Picture: SNS.

Scotland record ‘greatest win in history’ as they stun England in the cricket

With a couple of overs remaining the miracle was most certainly on but the overriding, nagging sense was that yet another addition to the Scottish sporting pantheon of near misses still seemed the more likely outcome.

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The Grange's home ground of Portgower Place has hosted Scotland v England matches in the past. Pic: SNS

Scotland v England: Capital cricketers ‘good enough to make impact’

Former international Fraser Watts believes the Capital cricketers in the national squad can have a big impact on the outcome of the Scotland-England One Day International at the Grange tomorrow (11am).

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Michael Castle

Carlton skipper asks team to bottle up winning feeling

Carlton player/coach Michael Castle wants the younger players in the team to remember the contrasting emotions they felt last weekend and use them to kick on and have a successful June.

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Dylan Budge targeted a Scotland call-up when he joined Grange

‘Plan Budge’ comes together as Grange batsman prepares for England

Mazars Grange batsman Dylan Budge admits it would be a dream come true to make a Scotland One Day International debut in Sunday’s showpiece cricket clash with England on his home ground.

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Tom Sole has a broken ankle. Picture: Alistair Linford

Broken ankle rules Tom Sole out of Scotland v England ODI

Scotland off-spinner Tom Sole will miss this weekend’s showpiece one-day international against England because of a broken ankle.

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Dylan Budge in action

Dylan Budge blasts 139 for Grange in Citylets Scottish Cup

Mazars Grange, Heriot’s and holders Carlton all progressed to the last eight of the Citylets Scottish Cup yesterday.

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Sam Flett showed why he has been on the fringes of Eastern Knights action this year with 95 for RH Corstorphine

Stew-Mel record first win as Sweet helps to tame Carlton

Stewart’s-Melville kick-started their CSL Eastern Premier Division campaign on Saturday with a hard-fought victory over Carlton while Mazars Grange and Heriot’s both won too.

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