KELSO got off to a flyer on Saturday in the opening fixture of the 2018 East of Scotland Championship.

New Zealander Tristan van Ingen-kal reached 60 from the crease for the Tweedsiders.

And big-hitting Tom Grindell fired 90 to help Kelso reach an impressive 233 from their 50 overs.

In response Murrayfield DAFS were restricted to 140 all out.

Gala's scheduled Championship opener at Musselburgh was cancelled due to a water-logged ground in East Lothian.

St Boswells endured a dreadful opener in Division Two against Boroughmuir at The Green.

The visitors only required one wicket to surpass the St Boswells total of 140 all out.

Captain Rory Banks led by example to help Selkirk beat Fauldhouse at Philiphaugh.

Banks hit 42 from the crease as Selkirk reached the target of 80 for the loss of four wickets.

Hawick & Wilton failed to record a win in their Division Three opener at Buccleuch Park against Edinburgh Academicals.

In response to the visitors' 197 from 40 overs the Teries could only manage 52 runs, with 24 of them coming from Gregor Welsh.

In Division Four Peebles County were beaten by 83 runs at Goldenacre against Heriot's.

Oli Rimmer's 36 was the highlight for County.

Melrose were forced to concede their match with Dunbar.