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Northern Knights announce team to play Leinster Lightning (Friday 23rd June) IP20

Richard White

The Northern Cricket Union has announced the Northern Knights squad for the 2017 Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial 20 Series (IP20) fixture against Leinster Lightning, at Shaws Bridge (Instonians CC), Belfast, on Friday June 23rd.

The Northern Knights will be captained by James Shannon, with Craig Lewis, Jamie Magowan, James McCollum and Lee Nelson added to the squad that played against the North West Warriors in Strabane. Stephen Bunting was unavailable for selection due to injury.

At the halfway stage (three games) of the IP20 series Leinster Lightning lead the way with fourteen points, with the Northern Knights in third place with four points. Leinster Lightning defeated the Northern Knights in Dublin by seven wickets on the 9th June.

June 23rd (Friday): IP20 - v Leinster Lightning, at Shaws Bridge, Belfast - 5pm Start

  • James Shannon (Captain)
  • Adam Dennison
  • Shane Getkate
  • Gary Kidd
  • Craig Lewis
  • Graeme McCarter
  • James McCollum
  • Robert McKinley
  • Jamie Magowan (Wicket Keeper)
  • Jacob Mulder
  • Lee Nelson
  • Greg Thompson

All requests for interviews should be made through Angela Platt, NCU General Manager (028 90 522664 / 07713512315) or Northern Knights Manager Andrew Rose (07967580122).