Forfarshire got their CSL season off to a winning start with a comfortable 7 wicket victory over league newcomers Glenrothes.
Opting to bowl first, Graeme Beghin collected the first wicket when he trapped Rai LBW in the 4th over. Rawling and Greaves then laid the foundations for a lengthy second wicket partnership but AB struck to dismiss Rawling after being launched over mid-wicket the previous delivery with Liam taking a simple catch at square leg. An outstanding running catch from Umair off Liam saw Glenrothes 53 for 3 in the 17th over before a second wicket for Liam and two wickets in as many balls for the returning Beghin saw Glenrothes faltering at 84 for 6. A well taken return catch saw Greaves fall for 60 to Umair while Hogi collected the final two wickets to reduce the visitors to 126 all out.
Forfarshire’s response was dominated by Craig’s 68 from 47 balls which included three sixes in one over from Reddy that went for 25 as the Forfs romped home with 7 wickets and 34 overs in hand.
Forthill's SPCU opener with Gordonians was cancelled due to ongoing wintry weather in Aberdeen preventing the ground from being prepared.
Forfarshire travel to Myreside next Saturday to take on Watsonians who's opening league match was postponed due to bad weather while Forthill will host Strathmore.
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