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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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Moulton go fourth after coasting to win

Moulton Harrox moved into fourth place in Division One of the South Lincs Border League with a convincing nine-wicket win over Skegness 2nd on Saturday.   Harrox made the most of Skegness’ decision to bat first after winning the toss as they skittled the seasiders for 81 runs. Louis Greetham returned superb figures of 4-12 from his eight over spell ...

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Broomfield and Barnett shine with half-centuries in dominant Moulton Harrox success

Joe Broomfield and Matt Barnett both scored half-centuries in Moulton Harrox’s 100-run victory over Boston 3rd on Saturday. Harrox elected to bat first and posted 179-6 from their 45 overs in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash, before bowling their hosts out for 79 to collect 19 points. Although they lost openers Lance Bettinson (0) and Jack ...

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Darren’s four-some display can’t save Moulton Harrox in Claypole defeat

Figures of 4-40 from Darren Hibbert weren’t enough for Moulton Harrox on Saturday as they slipped to a big 105-run loss against Claypole. Harrox won the toss in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash – but suffered a long day in the field after inserting their visitors into bat. Skipper James King led the charge with 67, ...

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Moulton Harrox soundly defeated as Baston chase down modest target

Moulton Harrox failed to get going with the bat as they suffered a four-wicket defeat against Baston in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. Hosts Moulton were bowled out for just 107 batting first at Harrox Field, with Baston knocking off the runs in 37.2 overs. Harrox were put into bat by their visitors – and they ...

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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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Magic Moulton Harrox power to mighty 212-run victory as trio catch the eye

Cracking knocks from Joe Broomfield and Jack Barnett and a rapid five-wicket haul from Max Cusack fired Moulton Harrox to a huge 212-run win on Saturday. Batting first against Billingborough 2nd in South Lincs and Border League Division One at Harrox Field, Moulton clubbed 275-8 before skittling their opponents out for just 63 in reply. Despite losing Lance Bettinson (3) ...

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Moulton Harrox soundly beaten by high-flying Welby, Town 2nd slump despite 50s

Moulton Harrox struggled to make an impact with bat or ball on Saturday as Welby handed them an eight-wicket defeat in South Lincs and Border League Division One. Louis Greetham top scored with just 20 as hosts Moulton were bowled out for 107 after electing to bat first at Harrox Field. They came up against an in-form Dom Ashmore, who ...

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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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Brilliant Broomfield blows Deeping away with stellar 220 in Moulton Harrox’s score of 288

Joe Broomfield smashed a sensational 220 to give Moulton Harrox a huge 149-run win over Market Deeping 2nd in Rutland League Division Four East on Sunday. Broomfield’s brilliant knock, which is the performance of the season so far, included 26 fours and 12 sixes as he steered Moulton to 288 batting first at Harrox Playing Field. Only two of his ...

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Moulton make flying start with win double

Moulton Harrox made a winning start to their South Lincs and Border League Division One campaign with a tough trip to Belton Park 1st on Saturday. The visitors lost the toss, but Harrox captain Joe Broomfield looked to counter attack the tricky conditions and shared an opening partnership of 54 with Lance Bettinson inside 13 overs. Broomfield made a fine ...

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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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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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Majestic Majeed makes another ton as Spalding Town cruise to emphatic victory

Another century from Hafiz Majeed fired Spalding Town to a huge 186-run win over Billingborough in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. Playing at number three, Pakistan all-rounder Majeed made 107 in Town’s huge 310-3 batting first at Boro’. Josh Newton (65), Warren Nel (54 not out) and Ben Smith (53 not out) also chipped in ...

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Dan leads run spree for Sutton

Long Sutton moved off the bottom of the Rutland League Division Three table after a massive 223-run success over Wisbech 2nd on Sunday.   Sutton piled up a huge 312-5 from their 45 overs before dismissing Wisbech for just 89.   Opener Dan Oldfield led the Sutton run spree with a superb 143, which included 21 fours and two sixes. ...

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Spalding Town batting record smashed again as Jimmy’s 160 not out raises the bar

Just six days after Hafiz Majeed broke a 27-year Spalding Town all-time batting record with 158, Jimmy Hook went two better with an amazing 160 not out at Broad Lane on Sunday. The teenager’s titanic knock came in the Rutland League Division Six derby with Moulton Harrox 2nd – which Town won by a massive 184 runs. Lincolnshire under-17 ace ...

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