The curtain will come down on north–east cricket this weekend after what has been a difficult and trying season.
Cricket: Youth takes centre stage in Granite City thriller as Aberdeenshire and Stoneywood-Dyce face off
In one of the most competitive local derbies seen at Mannofield in years, Aberdeenshire and Stoneywood-Dyce defied Covid-19 and produced a thriller.
North-east cricket is set to have an extended run in September, despite the season being scheduled to end in the last week of August.
Cricket was back on the north-east sporting agenda at the weekend with a number of friendly games played and the promise of an extension of the game to come in September.
North-east cricket’s 2020 season will finally get up and running tomorrow after a frustrating wait of nearly 100 days.
Stoneywood-Dyce player-coach Jan Stander reckons it is a matter of “wait and see” over what cricket can be played this season.
Stoneywood-Dyce’s position in mid-table of the Eastern Premier may be secured.
Stoneywood-Dyce travel to Edinburgh tomorrow for one of the most significant weekends in the short history of the club.
Aberdeenshire ended their Eastern Premier season with a narrow 37-run defeat in Edinburgh.
Stoneywood-Dyce’s cherished hopes of returning to the Eastern Premiership were smashed by Corstorphine.
Aberdeenshire have two more games to play in the Eastern Premiership before their troubled season comes to an end.
Stoneywood-Dyce raced to the Strathmore Union title with two games to spare.
An Aberdeen youngster has shown he can be a cricket star of the future after a knock of 142 in a senior match.