Forfarshire unbeaten and unchanged for battle of the front- runners
Leaders i on8 Forfarshire are unchanged for this afternoon’s top- of- the- table clash with Heriot’s.
The Brought y Ferr y men have started the season with three away matches, but have already won at Mazars Grange and Arbroath. And they will hope to continue the winning streak at Goldenacre, with Heriot’s having also won their opening two matches.
Craig Wallace, who played for Scotland against Afghanistan yesterday, and Michael Leask, currently in the extended national team squad, will be involved for Forfarshire.
Heriot’s won at RH Corstorphine seven days ago and have Scotland spinner Mark Watt avail able, r eplacing Craig Mackellar in their XI.
Newly promoted Stoneywood-Dyce have made a great start to life back in the top flight and they are on the road to face Stewart’s Melville.
Andrew Maclaren comes into the S-D team, replacing Stuart Lister and taking the wicketkeeping gloves.
Stewart’s Melville are still searching for their first win and they have Greg Ruthven and Kyle Mccallum back.
Fourth-placed Carlton take on reigning champions Grange with both sides looking for their second win of the season. Carlton will be missing skipper Ali Evans but South African all- rounder Corne Dry and former Ireland batsman Rory Mccann are available.
Grange skip per Preston Mommsen returns with the experienced Stuart Davidson and teenage duo Tom Mackintosh and Charlie Peet also coming into the side.
Watson ian sand RH Corstorphine face off at Myreside. The home side have had a tough start to 2019, but have skipper Mike Carson, Tom Pratt and pro Malusi Siboto coming into the team. South African seamer Siboto, who was an overseas amateur for Heriot’s a few years ago, is set to open the bowling. Richard Mccorkell comes into the visiting team.
Arbroath have pro Wihan Lubbe available for the visit of Aberdeenshire. Chris Venske, last year’s captain, comes into the visiting team.