Long Sutton CC

Alconbury defeat for Spalding Sunday

Spalding Sunday XI lost a low scoring game to Alconbury by four wickets in Rutland Cricket League Division Three East. A difficult batting track at the Spalding Grammar School provided plenty for the batsmen to think about right from the off when Spalding opener Jordan Butcher was caught off the second ball without scoring. William Barnes (17) and Jon Manton ...

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Long Sutton Sunday toppled by batting firepower

A brilliant batting display from Huntingdon and District blew Long Sutton’s Sunday side off the top of the Rutland League Division Three East table on Sunday. Their stay at the top of the division was ended by a batting blitz that saw Huntingdon amass a huge 312 for 7 from their 45 overs. A depleted Sutton who batted with just ...

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Sangha’s half century helps Long Sutton CC Sunday stay top

Table toppers Long Sutton kept up their winning run as they won at home to Whittlesey CC in Rutland Cricket League Division Three East on Sunday. Five wickets for Callum John and a fluent 55 from Rajan Sangha saw Sutton to a fine victory that keeps them in pole position in the table ahead of rivals Werrington. After putting the ...

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Spalding too strong for Sutton in local derby

Spalding earned local bragging rights with a dominant victory over Long Sutton that kept them at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. Five wickets from Roy Tilley and unbeaten half centuries from Joe Manton and Josh Newton ensured the home side romped to a comfortable nine wicket win to remain in pole position for an ...

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Wrights on it in derby victory

Andrew Wright recorded an excellent century as Long Sutton 2nd comfortably won the local derby against Spalding 3rd in South Lincs and Border League Division Two. Wright, opening alongside James Wright (80) hit 101 as Long Sutton took command right from the off. They worked the ball to all parts of the Spalding Grammar School ground in Saturday’s match. Spalding’s ...

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Miserable weekend for Long Sutton CC

It was a disappointing weekend for Long Sutton as both XIs and Sunday side lost. On Saturday the 1st XI lost to Sleaford 2nd for whom Kurt Colyn scored 106 in their 278-8. Rajan Singh (40) and Barry Stanway (40) top scored for Sutton who were 173 all out. The 2nd XI slumped to 65 all out in 19.1 overs ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town and Long Sutton enjoy Premier Division wins

The status quo was maintained at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division as Skegness and Spalding Town finished with 20 points – as did Sleaford 2nd who stay third. Three players made half centuries in Spalding’s inning at home to Freiston, while Tim Hughes’ devastating bowling spell for Skegness, which brought him five wickets for ...

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Early pace-setters Market Deeping 2nd hand Moulton Harrox a heavy loss

Moulton Harrox were unable to put the skids on Market Deeping 2nd’s title charge in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. Early pace-setters Deeping cracked 200-3 batting first at Harrox Field, before bowling out Moulton for 78 to secure a 122-run victory. Matthew Barnett (1-40) did manage to get rid of opener Ryan Bainborough for 11, but ...

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Cricket round-up: Tight at the top as Spalding Town suffer first loss of season

Just one point separates Skegness and Spalding Town at the top of the South Lincolnshire & Border League Premier Division after a rain disrupted weekend that saw six matches affected by the weather. One of these was Skegness’ fixture against Grantham 2nd which was stopped in the second innings with Grantham 67 for four, chasing 176. But Spalding failed to ...

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Terrific Taylor ton as Long Sutton 2nd smash 370 in huge victory

Opener Jamie Taylor helped himself to a huge score of 185 in a dominant Long Sutton 2nd victory on Saturday. Taylor’s monstrous innings came in Sutton’s whopping 229-run win over Sleaford 3rd in South Lincs and Border League Division Two – which fired them to the top of the table. Having been put into bat, Sutton made their visitors toil ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town stay second with narrow Grantham victory

  Victories for Skegness and Spalding saw them stay in first and second places in the South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. Skegness are nine points ahead but Spalding have a game in hand which they will catch up this weekend following Saturday’s 16 run victory over Grantham 2nd.  Spalding could manage only 117 runs but Grantham ...

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The Wright stuff fires both Long Sutton teams

It was a frustrating weekend for Long Sutton as they left Boston 2nd 158 all out in the South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division but were denied the chance to claim a first win of the season by the weather. Sutton put the visitors to Paradise Field in and worked hard to restrict them starting with Barry Stanway (1-14) ...

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Red-hot duo fire Moulton Harrox to maiden victory of SLBL Division One season

Impressive knocks from Jack Barnett and Ansar Hussain helped Moulton Harrox record their first South Lincs and Border League Division One win of the season on Saturday. Harrox eased to a 149-run triumph over hosts Heckington, having posted an imposing 224-4 batting first. Despite losing Steven Rushworth (9) and Louis Greetham (3) early on – both run out by Harry ...

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Saturday cricket round-up: Huge Spalding Town victory as duo hit half-centuries

Skegness lead the Premier Division of the South Lincolnshire and Border League with Spalding Town eight points behind but with a game in hand. Both sides had a successful weekend, as did third placed Sleaford 2nd, Skegness bowling Bourne 2nd out for 66 and going on to win by eight wickets. Josh Newton hit 51 for Spalding and Jonathan Miles ...

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Centurion Newton and Broomfield shine with 123-run stand in Spalding Town opener

Skipper Josh Newton scored a stellar century as Spalding Town kicked off their South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season with a dominant 160-run over Boston 2nd on Saturday. Number four Newton made 103 not out at the Mayflower as he shared a stand of 123 with debutant Joe Broomfield (70) in Town’s total of 278-4 from 45 overs. ...

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Cricket round-up: Newton hits century as Spalding Town shine, Moulton Harrox suffer Baston beating

South Lincs and Border League round-up by Ann Boulton Sleaford 2nd won the battle of last year’s top two South Lincolnshire & Border League clubs with a 38 run victory over Woodhall Spa 2nd but it was Woodhall’s Matt Haslam who stole the glory, kicking off the season with bowling figures of eight for 22. Spalding Town also got off ...

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Cricket season returns with Spalding Town facing a derby at Boston 2nd

The South Lincs and Border League Cricket season returns this weekend – and four South Holland sides are in action. Spalding Town 1st, relegated from the Lincs ECB Premier League last year, begin their bid for SLBL Premier Division glory with a trip to Boston 2nd (1pm). They’ll be rivalled by Long Sutton 1st in the league’s top tier this ...

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Double delight for dominant Long Sutton after emphatic SLBL Cup victory

Dominant Long Sutton completed a fine double on Sunday as they cruised to glory in the SLBL Cup final. Barry Stanway (5-31) and Rob Simpson (4-2) ripped through the Skegness 2nd batting line-up at Boston, bowling them out for just 78 in 26.1 overs. That set the stage for an eight-wicket success for SLBL Division One winners Sutton, with skipper ...

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Confident Long Sutton skipper Barnes eyeing a double ahead of SLBL Cup final

Buoyant skipper Phil Barnes wants his Long Sutton side to finish their South Lincs and Border League season with a flourish this weekend. Division One champions Sutton round off their season with a home league game against Boston 3rd on Saturday (1pm), before taking on Skegness 2nd in the final of the SLBL Cup at Boston on Sunday (1pm). Sutton ...

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Derby defeat for Spalding Town despite Nel’s fine knock at Boston

A super knock of 77 from Warren Nel couldn’t stop Spalding Town losing the penultimate game of their Lincs ECB Premier League season by five wickets at Boston. Already-relegated Town posted a very respectable 184-8 batting first at the Mayflower, having been put into bat by their hosts. However, despite Brandon Andrews taking 3-46 to reduce Boston to 24-3 in ...

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