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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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Moulton Harrox set for title decider after racking up 13th victory on the spin

Moulton Harrox won by six wickets away to Claypole on Saturday to go top of South Lincs and Border League Division One after 13 successive victories. Skipper Simon Juckes lost the toss but was not overly concerned as the hosts opted to bat first on a used pitch that looked unpredictable. Alex Baker (2-27) removed both Claypole opening batsmen with ...

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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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Century stands from duo help Moulton Harrox to fine wins on successive days

Mike Kearns Snr and Chris Beale shared 100 partnerships on both Saturday and Sunday to lead Moulton Harrox to a weekend of victories. On Saturday, a South Lincs and Border League Division One trip to Welby was made all the more difficult as Moulton lost the toss and were asked to bat first in bowler friendly conditions. Some tight bowling ...

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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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SLBL cricket round-up: Harrox race to victory, Spalding Town 2nd beaten by leaders

Moulton Harrox romped to an eight-wicket victory over Welby Cavaliers in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. With the visitors opting to bat first at Harrox Field, Moulton bowled Cavaliers out for 87 in 31.3 overs. That total was never going to be enough to deny Harrox and they duly raced to 88-2 in reply, with Jack ...

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Seventh heaven for Moulton

Moulton Harrox’s three-pronged bowling attack helped secure a seventh straight South Lincs and Border Division One win on Saturday at Baston to close the gap on leaders Market Deeping 2nd. Louis Greetham (4-40), Alex Baker (3-9) and Carl Lamming (3-21) battered Baston and left them 74 all out in just 25.2 overs. Leeming picked up the key wicket of Andy ...

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Six on the bounce for Moulton

Moulton moved up to second place in South Lincs and Border League Division One after Matt Barnett blew away Stamford Town on Saturday at Broad Lane. With Simon Juckes away, stand in skipper Chris Beale won the toss and had no hesitation in asking visitors Stamford to bat first in what appeared bowler friendly conditions, but certainly nobody expected the ...

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Sunday cricket: Harrox in a Rush to secure victory as Steven cracks quick-fire 47

Steven Rushworth’s rapid 47 helped Moulton Harrox Sunday beat Newborough 2nd by seven wickets in Rutland League Division Four East on Sunday. An amazing bowling display saw Newborough knocked over for 76 in 34.3 overs, with Steve French (4-6), Ben Wood (3-14), Darren Hibbert (2-9) and Dan Grant (1-35) all doing damage. The reply was dominated by Rushworth, who hit ...

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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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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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Massive Moulton Harrox victory as Baston are battered

Red-hot Moulton Harrox stormed to a whopping 221-run victory over Baston on Saturday. The side from Broad Lane made home advantage count in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash, smashing 252-6 before bowling their opposition out for a meagre 31 in reply. Hosts Moulton made a relatively low-key start, losing Mike Kearns Snr (8) and Chris Beale ...

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Moulton Harrox race to maximum 20-point victory over Claypole

Moulton Harrox picked up an impressive 20-point haul in South Lincs and Border League Division One as they beat Claypole by seven wickets. Harrox skipper Simon Juckes won the toss and had no hesitation in asking the opposition to bat first in what looked like bowler-friendly conditions at Broad Lane. Opening bowlers Alex Baker and Nohman Jarral bowled superbly with ...

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