Spalding Town CC

Opening duo deliver with 170-run stand as ruthless Spalding Town ease past Long Sutton

An unbeaten 170 partnership between Warren Nel and Josh Newton fired Spalding Town to a crushing ten-wicket win over rivals Long Sutton on Saturday. Nel was at his irrepressible best as he plundered 103 not out at Paradise Field, while Newton made a cool unbeaten 60 in Town’s 170-0. Hosts Sutton had earlier posted 169-5 in the South Lincs and ...

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Captain Rob left disappointed as Deeping 2nd edge out Spalding Town in derby

Captain Rob Ambrose admitted that he was a little disappointed to see Spalding Town slip to a three-run defeat against defending South Lincs and Border League Premier Division champions Market Deeping 2nd on Saturday. Having restricted Deeping to 150 batting first at Spalding Grammar School, Town looked set to make it back-to-back victories before being bowled out for 147 in ...

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Moulton Harrox get off to a flier as Karl and Rob both crack half-centuries

Moulton Harrox made a winning start to their South Lincs and Border League Division One season by beating Welby Cavaliers by five wickets on Saturday. Hosts Welby won the toss and elected to bat, racking up 179-9 from their 45 overs. Fardin Satari (57), Tom Wilkin (30) and Vidit Matta (29) all scored well for the hosts – but a ...

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Skipper Kearns delighted with stellar Spalding Town 2nd show

Spalding Town 2nd got their South Lincs and Border League Division One campaign off to a flying start with a hard-fought four-wicket win at newly promoted Grantham 3rd. On a bitterly cold and rain interrupted day, Spalding won the toss and put Grantham in to bat. Simon Juckes quickly had Grantham danger man Max Everett, caught behind for a duck. ...

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Spalding Town 3rd ace Jordan Butchers Grantham with unbeaten 41

Jordan Butcher cracked an impressive 41 not out to steer Spalding Town 3rd to a ten-wicket win over Grantham 4th in South Lincs and Border League Division Two on Saturday. Having won the toss, Town chose to bowl first at the Memorial Field – and made light work of their opponents. Brandon Andrews (2-13), Amelia Gardner (2-13) and Chris Green ...

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Ambrose lauds Nel partnership as Spalding Town show what they’re capable of

Skipper Rob Ambrose smashed his best score in recent years as Spalding Town raced to an impressive eight-wicket win over Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. The wicket-keeper batsman top scored with 79 as Town chased down Spa’s 191-7 at Jubilee Park in South Lincs and Border League Premier Division to secure their maiden win of the campaign. Jimmy Hook had ...

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Maiden South Lincs and Border League Premier Division wins for Spalding Town and Long Sutton

Spalding Town and Long Sutton both enjoyed wins in The South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. Chasing Woodhall Spa 2nd’s 191-7 to win, scorers of 79 from skipper Rob Ambrose and 71 from Warren Nel steered Town to an eight-wicket win and 17 points. Sutton had a tougher time of it against Sleaford 2nd at Paradise Field. ...

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Spalding Town skipper Ambrose targeting the South Lincs and Border League title

Skipper Rob Ambrose is adamant that Spalding Town are gunning for South Lincs and Border League Premier Division glory this season. Relegated from the Lincs ECB Premier League last season, Town will attempt to get their campaign under way at Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday (1pm). Last weekend’s tricky trip to Bourne 2nd was rained off, meaning Ambrose’s side have ...

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Nel boost as Spalding Town CC prepare for life in lower division

Cricket swings and seams back into action this weekend with a new league season. For Spalding Town 1st, it means starting life back in South Lincs and Border League Premier Division after relegation from the Lincs ECB Premier League. Captain Robert Ambrose said: “It might do us some good in the South Lincs league. “We want to get back to ...

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Gongs galore for Spalding Town players at recent awards nights

A host of awards have been dished out to Spalding Town Cricket Club players after two recent presentation nights. At Town’s annual senior awards night, Ben Smith was recognised as first team player of the year, with young gun Jimmy Hook given the captain’s player gong by skipper Rob Ambrose. Smith scored 435 runs in 17 matches for Spalding in ...

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Ambrose adamant that Spalding Town will stay together and bounce back from drop

Captain Rob Ambrose has vowed that Spalding Town will bounce back following their relegation from the Lincs ECB Premier League. Town concluded a pretty disastrous campaign with a losing draw against Louth on Saturday, having made 197-8 in response to 250-6 from the visitors at Spalding Grammar School. Tim Norris (57) top scored for relegated Town in their season finale, ...

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Stamford too strong for Long Sutton, Spalding 2nd and Moulton beaten too

Long Sutton had no answer for Stamford Town as they slipped to a five-wicket loss in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. Batting first, Sutton were all out for just 136 in 42.5 overs at Paradise Field. They started well enough, with Phil Barnes (29) and Adam Wright (43) scoring pretty well up the order. However, ...

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Struggling Spalding Town suffer final over woe at Grimsby

Already-relegated Spalding Town narrowly missed out on a morale-boosting Lincs ECB Premier League victory at Grimsby on Saturday. Town posted 181-9 batting first at Augusta Street as Warren Nel returned to form with a gritty 54 from 95 balls. Grimsby passed that target with just four balls to spare, although they did have five wickets in hand. Brendan Volley (58 ...

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Spalding Town down after brutal battering at Bourne

Spalding Town’s three-year stay in the Lincs ECB Premier League is over after a ten-wicket defeat at Bourne on Saturday confirmed their relegation. Dan Milgate made 52 as Spalding were bowled out for 177 at the Abbey Lawn, before openers Peter Morgan (101 not out from 42 balls) and Conrad Louth (66 not out from 38 balls) blazed Bourne to ...

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‘Hammered’ Spalding Town deliver one of their worst showings to date

A devastating century from Skegness opener Pete Houghton sentenced Spalding Town to a potentially pivotal Lincs ECB Premier League loss on Saturday. Rock-bottom Town managed a respectable 179-9 batting first at Spalding Grammar School, with Josh Newton (50) and Tim Norris (41) both in solid form. The target didn’t trouble relegation rivals Skegness at all, though, with Houghton clubbing an ...

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Brilliant Beeston bags best-ever figures to fire Pinchbeck into third

Pinchbeck moved into third spot in South Lincs and Border League Division Two with a four-wicket victory over South Holland rivals Spalding 3rd at the Memorial Field on Saturday. An excellent shift with the ball saw Pinchbeck bowl out the hosts for 104 – though they made hard work of their run chase and were indebted to an unbeaten 60 ...

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CRICKET: Stand-in skipper delighted as Spalding Town Ladies see off Market Rasen

Spalding Town Ladies pulled out a great performance to avenge a defeat by Market Rasen earlier in the season. Rasen won the toss on Sunday (Aug 16) and decided to bat. Hayley Jones (0-32) and Amelia Gardner (2-9) opened the bowling. Yasmin Martin (0-29), Ellie Stanley (1-19), Lucy Buttery (3-12) and Kelly Sawyer (2-4) battled through the overs, bowling Rasen ...

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Good turn for Long Sutton 1st’s hopes of beating drop from top flight of South Lincs and Border Cricket League

Long Sutton boosted their hopes of avoiding finishing in the bottom two of South Lincs and Border League’s Premier Division. South Holland sides have locked out the bottom three places currently, but Sutton got a morale-boosting win at doomed Moulton Harrox last Saturday (Aug 15). Their fourth win of the season was largely thanks to terrific bowling figures of 6-10 ...

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Stunning Shorthouse knock sentences Spalding Town to heavy defeat

Spalding Town suffered a crushing 267-run defeat against Sleaford on Saturday as their hopes of survival in the Lincs ECB Premier League suffered another blow. Tom Shorthouse hit an unbeaten 203 for Sleaford as they smashed a monstrous 355-2 batting first at Spalding Grammar School, before knocking Town over for a meagre 88. The double ton was the first from ...

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Kearns admits Spalding Town urgently need wins to save themselves

Influential fast bowler Charlie Kearns believes Spalding Town may need to win four of their last six games to stay in the Lincs ECB Premier League. Town, who are now 39 points points from safety in Lincolnshire’s top tier, are staring down the barrel of relegation back to the South Lincs and Border League. Last Saturday’s crushing 145-run loss at ...

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