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SLBL cricket round-up: Long Sutton see off Moulton Harrox in double-header

Table-topping Long Sutton beat South Holland rivals Moulton Harrox by six wickets to stay clear at the top – and also progress to the last four of the SLBL Cup. With more than just South Lincs and Border League Division One points up for grabs, Sutton won the toss at Harrox Field and inserted the hosts into bat. It was ...

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Ruthless Long Sutton stay clear at the top with commanding Claypole victory

Table-topping Long Sutton continued their charge towards the South Lincs and Border League title with a dominant nine-wicket win over Claypole on Saturday. Rob Simpson (4-31) and Matt Bull (4-10) took four wickets apiece and Barry Stanway (2-26) bowled both openers as Claypole managed just 112 batting first, before Sutton skipper Phil Barnes made an unbeaten 58 to see his ...

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Sutton storm to summit after crushing win

Long Sutton stormed to the top of Division One of the South Lincs and Border League after an emphatic demolition of Billingborough 2nd on Saturday.   Phil Barnes’ side took full advantage of previous leaders Welby having a weekend off to move to the summit with a maximum points haul.   The home side won the toss at Paradise Field ...

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Sutton are starting to pull clear of chasing pack

Long Sutton continue to pull clear of the promotion chasing pack in Division One of the South Lincs Border League after a 73-run win over Boston 3rd on Saturday.   Phil Barnes’ side and current table-toppers Welby are moving away from third-placed Baston after another tidy success at the weekend.   Opener Adam Wright led the Sutton batting after Boston ...

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A bit of al-Wright! Andrew’s ton settles derby in Long Sutton 2nd’s favour

Andrew Wright finished unbeaten on 104 as Long Sutton 2nd defeated Pinchbeck by nine wickets in South Lincs and Border League Division Two. The unbeaten century helped Sutton’s second string chase down Pinchbeck’s 189-5 in an impressive 31.2 overs. Pinchbeck, who won the toss and elected to bat, will have felt they made a competitive score at Paradise Field. Opener ...

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Solid Long Sutton stroll to seven-wicket success at Claypole to stay in title hunt

Long Sutton kept themselves firmly in the South Lincs and Border League Division One title race with a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Claypole on Saturday. Having lost the toss, Sutton were forced to field first – but they wasted little time getting stuck into the home line-up. Indeed, Claypole were left toiling on 50-6 after losing Matt Ragless (6), Dan ...

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Cracking cup win for Long Sutton as Booth and Oldfield hit half-centuries

A strong all-round showing saw Long Sutton defeat hosts Graves Park by eight wickets in the SLBL Cup (Division D) on Saturday. Having won the toss and elected to field, Sutton set about removing Graves Park for 154 in 36.2 overs. Although opener Chris King (59) and Liam Maskell (43) both scored very well for the home side, they lost ...

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Unbeaten Oldfield left marooned on 98 as Long Sutton suffer first league loss

A superb unbeaten 98 from Dan Oldfield couldn’t stop Long Sutton slipping to their first South Lincs and Border League Division One defeat of the season on Saturday. Sutton held visitors and chief title rivals Welby Cavaliers to 177-9 at Paradise Field on Saturday, but then fell 17 runs shy in reply as they were dismissed for 160 in 42 ...

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Saturday cricket: Newton’s best-ever 159 steers Spalding Town to second win on spin

Josh Newton made a stunning century as Spalding Town made it back-to-back wins in the Lincs ECB Premier Division on Saturday. Opener Newton cracked 159 – his best ever Saturday score – in Town’s total of 258-5 at Spalding Grammar School, before Roy Tilley took 6-42 to bowl out visitors Louth for 178. Luke Hollingworth (35) and Warren Nel (31) ...

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Cricket round-up: Record Pinchbeck score enough for derby victory

A 182-run partnership for the first wicket helped Pinchbeck score a club record 265-4 in their derby win over Spalding Town 3rd on Saturday. Openers Danny Jackson (96) and Nick Crook (retired out on 101) starred at Spalding Grammar School, with Michael Handford (22) and Gary Neumann (17 not) also contributing at the death. Chris Klompas (42), Nigel Gardner (41) ...

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Rutland League cricket: Jon’s 40 steers Spalding Town to Newborough 2nd victory

A knock of 40 from opener Jon Garner helped Spalding 1st beat hosts Newborough 2nd by four wickets in Rutland League Division Four East on Sunday. Having opted to bowl first, Town limited their hosts to 129-9 as Chris Green (2-19) and Tom Decamps (2-28) took two wickets apiece. Garner and Decamps (27) put on 78 for the first wicket ...

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Stanway and Simpson bowl Long Sutton to victory in low-scoring Belton Park clash

Barry Stanway and Rob Simpson both took five wickets each as Long Sutton beat Belton Park by 44 runs in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. Having been put into bat by hosts Belton Park, Sutton looked big underdogs when they were bowled out for 107 in just 33 overs. Aaron John (31) and Stanway (20) were ...

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South Lincs and Border League cricket: Moulton Harrox power to cracking cup win

A strong showing with bat and ball saw Moulton Harrox beat Graves Park by four runs in a South Lincs and Border League cup cracker on Saturday. Half-centuries from Joe Broomfield (57) and Andy Goodley (62 not out) steered Moulton to 229-5 from 40 overs at Harrox Field, while Jack Barnett (34) and Lance Bettinson (25) also scored well. In ...

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Long Sutton top early SLBL Divsion One table after crushing victory over Timberlands

Long Sutton 1st made it two wins from two in South Lincs and Border League Division One after beating ten-man Timberlands by nine wickets on Saturday. After skipper Phil Barnes won the toss and elected to bowl first, they skittled their visitors out for just 64 at Paradise Field. Dylan Garfoot (37) batted well for Timberlands, but he was one ...

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Long Sutton aiming to bounce back

Long Sutton showed an early statement of intent on the opening weekend of the South Lincs and Border League season following last year’s relegation. Phil Barnes’ side lost their Premier Division place last season, but showed they’re aiming to bounce straight back in an eight-wicket demolition of Billingborough 2nd on Saturday. Billingborough were bowled out for just 62 as Barry ...

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Ambrose: It’s safety first for Spalding Town ahead of new cricket season

Staying up is the modest target for Spalding Town as they begin life back in the Lincs ECB Premier Division on Saturday. Experienced skipper Rob Ambrose admits that his side are stronger than they’ve been in recent seasons ahead of the Spalding Grammar School opener with Grimsby Town on Saturday (noon) – but he isn’t interested in setting any lofty ...

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Long Sutton relegated from top flight as Spalding Town 2nd miss out on promotion

A dramatic final weekend of the South Lincs and Border League season ended in disappointment for Long Sutton and Spalding 2nd. Sutton were relegated from the Premier Division after losing their finale at Bourne 2nd while Spalding’s Division One championship dream was dashed after being overtaken on the last day by Freiston who defeated Moulton Harrox. Just four points separated ...

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Sutton beat high-flyers

Long Sutton claimed the scalp of high-flying East Carlton in their penultimate match of the Rutland League Division Three season on Sunday.   Sutton had dismissed their visitors for 170 after East Carlton had won the toss and elected to bat.   Matt Bull bagged an impressive 3-14 from a four over spell while Paul Edgeller bowled out his 12 ...

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Washout halts Spalding Town’s title charge as Sleaford 2nd clash is abandoned

Rain hit Spalding Town’s South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title chances on Saturday as their huge clash at Sleaford 2nd was abandoned. The day’s big game between leaders Town and second-placed Sleaford 2nd ended with Spalding having scored 197-7, Hafiz Majeed hitting 80 and Dan Milgate 57, before rain stopped play. This gave the Spalding four points to Sleaford’s ...

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Moulton Harrox 2nd stay in Rutland League title picture after crushing Whittlesey win

An explosive batting performance guided Moulton Harrox 2nd to a huge 217-run win over Whittlesey 2nd in Rutland League Division Six on Sunday. Uday Sisodia led the way with 97 at Harrox Field, while Joe Broomfield also made 56 in Moulton’s whopping 308-6. There were also solid contributions from Vanraj Odedra (39), Alex Sowerby (25) and Will Shields (25). Ben ...

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