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Both teams were in action this weekend with the 1sts away to Railway Union on the Saturday and the 2nds playing Merrion on the Sunday.

Railway Union 3rds batted first and made 208/10, helped by 57 by opener S Grehan. Shyam Bharti took 3/45 for Sandyford. In reply Sandyford were dismissed for 167 with Qasir Chohan and Shyam Bharti joint top-scoring on 39.

 The 2nds also lost in a low-scoring game to Merrion 7th. Merrion made 125 with Shyam Bharti taking 5/21 but Sandyford fell 14 runs short in its chase.


 The 2nds team which narrowly lost to Merrion.


An under-strength 2nds visited Balbriggan 3rds on Saturday and were unfortunately well beaten. Put in to bat, Sandyford could only muster 55, with opener Vaibhav Kotnala top-scoring with 29. Balbriggan chased the score down for the loss of only 3 wickets.

 Vaibhav Kotnala's 29 could not rescue Sandyford from defeat

Last Updated (Tuesday, 11 July 2017 17:20)


A mixed weekend for Sandyford with the 1sts losing on Saturday and the 2nds winning on Sunday.

The 1sts visited Malahide on Saturday and the home side made 256 all out with Ali Khan taking 4/39. Despite a brave chase, with Sandyford man of the match Ali Khan top-scoring on 42 along with Qasir Chohan, Sandyford fell 61 runs short of the total, being dismissed for 195.

Sandyford 2nds entertained Swords 2nd in Marlay Park on Sunday and ran out comfortable winners. Batting first Sandyford made 172/7, Ihsan Ullah top-scoring with 28, but good bowling reduced Swords to 71 all out, with Mohammad Abdullah taking 5/12.


Three of the victors from the Swords game, Ajay Shastry, Vaibhav Kotnala and Mohammas Abdullah.


The 1st bad run of form continued with Merrion recording a 6 wicket victory on Saturday. Sandyford batted first and were dismissed for 120, with Vinay Iqbal top-scoring with 26.

Meanwhile, the 2nds, who weren't in action at the weekend, are pressing for promotion from Division 12 and are in second place behind Balbriggan 3rds.


The 1sts poor run of form continued when they visited Mullingar on the Saturday. Batting first, Sandyford were dismissed for only 89, and the home side easily chased down the target for the loss of 4 wickets.

          A busy day for the scorers as the wickets tumble

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