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Cricket round-up: Moulton Harrox suffer loss in Market Deeping decider but still boast top season

Already-promoted Moulton Harrox missed out on the South Lincs and Border League Division One title after losing their winner-takes-all title shoot-out at Market Deeping 2nd. Having been put into bat, Harrox made a respectable 175-4 from their 45 overs as Matthew Barnett (53 not out) played a key knock. But hosts Deeping blew that target away as they raced to ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town’s title dreams crushed by Bourne 2nd on final day

Spalding Town missed out on securing back-to-back South Lincs and Border League Premier Division titles after coming up short in their winner-takes-all tussle at Bourne 2nd on Saturday. Town, who could have clinched the crown the previous week but slipped up against Skegness, saw their total of 143 chased down by the hosts at the Abbey Lawn. That left Bourne ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town set for huge title shoot-out after defeat

Spalding Town missed the chance to clinch the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title on Saturday as Skegness rained on their parade. Table-topping Town were bowled out for 145 at Spalding Grammar School, before seeing Skegness reach 149-7 in reply to seal the three-wicket win. With title rivals Bourne 2nd taking maximum points, they are now just nine ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Super Spa success puts Spalding Town on brink of title

Spalding Town are now just one win away from clinching the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title after a 34-run success over Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. A 51 from opener Jon Manton helped Town post 162-9 after opting to bat first at the Memorial Field, with Josh Newton (24) and skipper Jonathan Miles (24) also contributing well. ...

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Cricket round-up: Derby off but Spalding Town go clear, Baker hits 105 for Sutton 2nd

Spalding Town extended their lead at the top of South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday – despite seeing their derby at Long Sutton rained off. Town and Sutton both walked away with eight points from the abandoned fixture, a result that saw Spalding move 14 points clear after gaining four more points on second-placed Bourne 2nd. Town ...

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Cricket round-up: Town take top spot with Bourne win, nine in a row for Moulton

A virtuoso display from captain Jonathan Miles helped Spalding Town defeat South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title rivals Bourne 2nd by 90 runs on Saturday. The skipper top scored with an unbeaten 56 as Town posted 190-8 batting first at the Memorial Field amid windy conditions. Miles then starred with figures of 5-12 as Spalding bowled out Bourne ...

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Dan’s the man for Long Sutton in sensational Woodhall Spa success

A brilliant all-round display from captain Dan Oldfield steered Long Sutton to an impressive four-wicket victory at Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. Skipper Oldfield took 5-49 to help limit hosts Spa to 203-8 in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division clash, before top scoring with 77 in Sutton’s successful 204-6 in reply. Having opted to put Spa into ...

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Long Sutton upset the league leaders

Long Sutton Cricket Club upset league leaders Bourne 2nd at the weekend as they continue to flourish in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. Despite losing several players over the winter following their first season back at this level they’re again comfortably in mid-table this time around. Three consecutive defeats had checked their momentum but they bounced back ...

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Long Sutton beaten by Skegness

Long Sutton were beaten comprehensively by Skegness in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division at the weekend. After winning the toss Sutton elected to bat first at Paradise Field and despite losing opener Luke Barnes for a three ball duck, they looked in a good place thanks to skipper Dan Oldfield (30) and Phil Barnes (23). However they ...

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SLBL round-up: Beale steers Moulton to a derby success, Long Sutton suffer a big loss

A solid bowling display and Chris Beale’s unbeaten 52 steered Moulton Harrox to a derby victory over Boston 3rd on Saturday. Moulton limited Boston 3rd to 119-8 batting first in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash at The Mayflower, before easing to 121-5 in reply to clinch 19 points. Having won the toss and opted to field, ...

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Sunday cricket: Oldfield and Edgeller ease Long Sutton to another victory

There looks to be no stopping Long Sutton in Rutland League Division Four East. Sutton made it eight wins from as many games by easing to a nine-wicket victory over rivals Wisbech Town 2nd at Paradise Field on Sunday. Having bowled out their visitors for 159 with three wickets apiece from Adam Whitaker (3-25) and Beau Newman (3-10), Sutton eased ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Harrox hand leaders a first loss, Spalding 2nd edge out Pinchbeck

Moulton Harrox produced their best performance of the South Lincs and Border League Division One season so far on Saturday as they defeated leaders Market Deeping 2nd at Broad Lane. Having won the toss, Harrox were bowled out for 160 in 41.3 overs – but hit back to dramatically dismiss Deeping for 156. Mike Kearns Snr (32) and Chris Beale ...

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Sunday cricket: Munson takes 5-35 in Long Sutton’s super seventh success

Flawless Long Sutton made it seven wins from as many games in Rutland League Division Four East on Sunday. The runaway leaders defeated hosts Ufford Park by four wickets and are now a hefty 31 points clear of second-placed Werrington 2nd. The home side never really got going after electing to bat first, losing wickets at regular intervals before being ...

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SLBL round-up: Great Dring innings steers Spalding Town 2nd to victory

Chris Dring smashed 92 to steer Spalding Town 2nd to an impressive six-wicket win at Baston on Saturday. The home side batted first in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash and scored a solid 196-7 as Adrian Joubert (50) and Liam Davies (53) both made half-centuries. Skipper Ben Hudson also made 32 and opener Andy Keen managed ...

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Stanway’s super 69 steers Long Sutton to win a sixth successive Sunday win

Long Sutton moved 25 points clear at the top of Rutland League Division Four East by making it six wins from as many matches on Sunday. The pace-setters impressively bowled out hosts Orton Park for 122 in 44.3 overs, before a crucial 69 not out from Barry Stanway steered them to 123-5 in reply. Hosts Park opted to bat first ...

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SLBL cricket: Moulton Harrox see off Heckington in tight tussle, Sutton 2nd beaten

Moulton Harrox raced to a whirlwind four-wicket victory over Heckington on Saturday in one of only three games completed across the South Lincs and Border League on Saturday. On another rain hit day, hosts Moulton won the toss and opted to bat first in the Division One clash at Broad Lane. It proved to be an inspired call, with Heckington ...

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Spalding Town set for a testing Spa day while Sutton chase return to winning ways

The pick of this weekend’s fixtures in the South Lincs and Border League sees two of the Premier Division’s top three go head-to head. Table-topping Spalding Town make the trip to third-placed Woodhall Spa 2nd (1pm) for what is one of their toughest tests of the campaign so far. Spa come into the game in even better form than Town, ...

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Sunday cricket: Long Sutton top of table after derby success over Harrox

Long Sutton made it five wins from as many Rutland League Division Four East games by seeing off South Holland rivals Moulton Harrox 2nd by 84 runs on Sunday. Pace-setters Sutton won the toss and elected to bat first at Broad Lane, racking up 282-7 from their 45 overs as Dan Oldfield top-scored with 89. Harrox, who had Pierce Scourfield ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Sutton are beaten again despite impressing with the ball

Long Sutton suffered a 56-run reverse at Freiston in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday to make it three defeats on the spin. Sutton impressed with the ball after losing the toss, with Beau Newman (3-32), Adam Whitaker (3-19), Barry Stanway (2-31) and Dan Oldfield (2-6) all taking wickets. That left Freiston all out for only ...

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Wounded Spalding Town are told to bounce back from first loss by skipper Miles

Skipper Jonathan Miles wants to see Spalding Town bounce back from their first defeat of the season when they visit Skegness on Saturday (1pm). Town suffered a surprise home loss against Grantham 2nd last weekend to end their run of five wins from as many games (see page 38), but remain top of the early-season South Lincs and Border League ...

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