Long Sutton CC

Cricket round-up: Second successive defeat for Sutton, 13-year-old Ollie shines with first 50

Long Sutton lost ground on the top two in South Lincs and Border League Premier Division after suffering a comprehensive home defeat against Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. Visitors Woodhall Spa scored 193-8 batting first at Paradise Field after being inserted in by the hosts. Sutton could only muster 89 in 26.5 overs as their reply collapsed, leaving them 104 ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town go top after handing Long Sutton first defeat in derby

Defending champions Spalding Town hit the top of South Lincs and Border League Premier Division for the first time this season on Saturday as they beat Long Sutton by 112 runs. Good knocks from Rob Ambrose (55), Jon Miles (43), Joseph Broomfield (35) and Jon Manton (30) steered Town to 244-8 batting first at Spalding Grammar School, with Adam Whitaker (4-36) ...

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Teen stars Sawyer and Birch shine with impressive century stand in Spalding Town 3rd success

Spalding Town 3rd took the derby bragging rights as they beat rivals Long Sutton 2nd by seven wickets in South Lincs and Border League Division Two on Saturday. Batting first at the Memorial Field, Sutton cracked 193-6 from their 45 overs as Andrew Wright top-scored on 74. However, an opening partnership of 107 from 17-year-old Jack Sawyer and 13-year-old Harry ...

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Spalding Town and Long Sutton flying ahead of their top-of-the-table derby duel

Warren Nel scored a typical century as Spalding Town made it three wins from as many games in South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. The opener racked up 104 in Town’s 240-6 at Sleaford 2nd, before they bowled out the hosts for 221 in their reply. Defending champions Spalding are now second in the early standings, narrowly ...

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Cricket round-up: Defeats for Pinchbeck and Harrox in Division One openers

Pinchbeck suffered a hefty nine-wicket defeat at Market Deeping 2nd in their first foray into South Lincs and Border League Division One cricket on Saturday. Having been put into bat first by their hosts at Outgang Road, Pinchbeck lost Matt Kidd (2) and skipper Mark Ramsden (0) very early on. Danny Jackson (18), Adam Newell (10) and Lee Eyett (23) ...

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Cricket round-up: Newton century steers Spalding Town to big win, Long Sutton victorious again

Josh Newton made a big century as Spalding Town got the defence of their South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title off to a winning start on Saturday, while Long Sutton made it two wins from as many games. Starting with Town, they made 271-4 against Graves Park after opting to bat, before knocking their visitors over for 150. ...

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Cricket round-up: Miles fires Spalding Town to South Lincs and Border League title

Spalding Town eased to an eight-wicket derby victory at Long Sutton on Saturday to clinch the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title. Jon Miles’ 5-27 skittled Sutton out for 109 at Paradise Field, before unbeaten knocks from Jon Manton (32no) and that man Miles (54no) eased Town to 111-2 in less than 20 overs. The 20-point haul surpassed ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town closing in on South Lincs and Border League title

Spalding Town need just 14 points from their last two games to secure the South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division title after a narrow one-wicket victory over Skegness on Saturday. Chasing 210-7 to win, Town edged to 213-9 in 42.5 overs to grab their 16th win from 20 games this season, giving themselves the chance to clinch the title ...

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Cricket round-up: Promotion for Pinchbeck after Long Sutton 2nd success, Spalding Town stay on top

Pinchbeck will be playing South Lincs and Border League Division One cricket next season after securing promotion on Saturday. The table-toppers secured a 95-run victory over Long Sutton 2nd at Spalding Grammar School to move 34 points clear at the top – making them clear favourites to add the title to their promotion. Batting first after winning the toss, Harry ...

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Cricket round-up: Simpson’s super 6-40 as Spalding Town stay at summit

Rob Simpson’s six-wicket haul helped Spalding Town stay top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division table with a narrow success over Freiston on Saturday. Table-topping Town were bowled out for just 149 batting first, with only Jon Manton (59) and Jon Miles (26) making scores of note. Hosts Freiston will have fancied their chances of chasing down ...

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Cricket round-up: Town still top after tie, Sutton fall just shy in run chase and Harrox make hay

Spalding Town remain ten points clear at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division table after a dramatic tie with nearest rivals Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. Batting first at the Memorial Field, table-topping Town were bowled out for 176 as Matt Haslam took impressive figures of 5-31. Amazingly, the visitors were bowled out for the ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town’s top-of-the-table clash ends in remarkable draw

The South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division top of the table clash saw leaders Spalding Town bowled out for 176 – and challengers Woodhall Spa 2nd dismissed for exactly the same score. Matt Haslam took five Spalding wickets and Sam Cherry hit 55 for Woodhall who stay 10 points behind Spalding who have a game in hand. Skegness are ...

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Cricket round-up: Nel’s unbeaten ton inspires key Spalding Town win

Warren Nel hit a season-high 161 not out to guide Spalding Town to an impressive 90-run victory at South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title rivals Sleaford 2nd on Saturday. Opener Nel shared a 102-run stand with Jon Manton (44), a 33-run partnership alongside skipper Josh Newton (18) and made a stellar 153-run haul with Jon Miles (55) as ...

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SLBL cricket: Bowlers impress as Pinchbeck stay top, Sangha half-century in vain for Sutton

Pinchbeck are 20 points clear at the top of South Lincs and Border League Division Two after a seven-wicket success against Freiston 2nd on Saturday. It was the bowlers who took most of the plaudits for the table-toppers at Freiston, with Mike Knight (4-40), Jamie Frost (3-39) and James Langford (3-15) knocking the hosts over for 102 in 28.1 overs. ...

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Cricket round-up: Kearns smashes 126 in Harrox win, Spalding Town still in command

South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division leaders Spalding Town – who were without a game at the weekend – are still well ahead at the top but the three chasing clubs stayed in contention all picking up maximum points.  Sleaford 2nd lie second, just two points ahead of Woodhall Spa 2nd with Skegness a further nine behind.  Matt Sergeant ...

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Narrow defeat for Long Sutton in Woodhall Spa 2nd thriller

Long Sutton suffered an agonising one-wicket defeat against Woodhall Spa 2nd at Jubilee Park on Saturday. Batting first in the South Lincs and Border Premier Division clash, Sutton posted a fine 220-8 from their 45 overs – with Adam Wright top scoring on 70. However, hosts Spa edged to 221-9 in 39.3 overs to break Sutton’s hearts on what was ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town 30 points clear at the top after beating Billingborough

Spalding Town continue to dominate the South Lincolnshire & Border League Premier Division after beating Billingborough by eight wickets while Sleaford remain second with Woodhall Spa 2nd in hot pursuit following victory over Long Sutton. Martin Parmley was the only century maker with 117 in Grantham 2nd victory over Freiston. Division One leaders Belton Park scored a convincing victory over ...

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Booth and Stanway on-song as Long Sutton pass 300 in wonderful Welby win

Chris Booth blasted a super century to steer Long Sutton to a whopping 155-run win over Welby on Saturday. The opener scored 112 in Sutton’s impressive 301-6 batting first at Paradise Field, with number five Barry Stanway adding 92 to ensure the hosts racked up a daunting total. Will Naylor then took figures of 5-30 to help dismiss Welby for ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town still sitting pretty after derby win at Bourne 2nd

A maiden century in senior cricket for 16-year-old Jared Hackney of Grantham 3rd was the highlight of a South Lincolnshire and Border League weekend that brought two more tons and saw Spalding Town consolidate their lead at the top. Spalding claimed a four wicket win over Bourne 2nd after Jonathan Miles had hit 67 and Josh Newton 53 but for ...

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Stanway to heaven for Long Sutton CC

Just before 9pm on Saturday night Long Sutton pulled off a superb win over Grantham 2nd. With Grantham unable to start any earlier than the scheduled 1pm it led to a long day for Phil Barnes’s side interrupted by a football inspired lunch break. It was Sutton who brought the result home in the twilight thanks to an excellent knock ...

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