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Miles backs Spalding Town to keep on winning ahead of Boston 2nd derby

Buoyant Spalding Town skipper Jonathan Miles admits that he couldn’t have expected a better start to the South Lincs and Border League Premier Divison season. Defending champions Town sit top of the table after winning their opening four fixtures, including last weekend’s derby win over South Holland rivals Long Sutton. Miles, who is enjoying leading the team for the first ...

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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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Ace Dring hits unbeaten century in Spalding Town Sunday 1st victory

A century from Chris Dring steered Spalding Town Sunday 1st to a six-wicket win over Whittlesey in Rutland League Division Three. Dring rolled back the years with a magnificent 111 not out to help Town chase down Whittlesey 1st’s 176-6 at the Memorial Field to get their season off to a flying start on Sunday. Harry DeCamps (3-37) and Josh ...

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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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Spalding Town edge home at Belton Park to seal a second victory on spin

Spalding Town made it two wins from as many games in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division with a narrow one-wicket victory at Belton Park on Saturday. Defending champions Town impressed with the ball after skipper Jonathan Miles won the toss and elected to field, bowling their hosts out for 164. But they were made to work hard ...

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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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Back-to-back titles is the aim for new Spalding Town captain Miles

New Spalding Town captain Jonathan Miles is targeting another South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title ahead of their opener with Graves Park on Saturday (1pm). All-rounder Miles, who played a key role in steering Town to first place last time around, has replaced top order batsman Josh Newton as skipper for the 2019 campaign. Saturday’s clash with Graves ...

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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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Super sixes! Inaugural Spalding Town tournament proves to be a success story

Ten teams took part in Spalding Town Cricket Club’s first-ever under-11 six-a-side tournament at the Memorial Field last weekend – and there was a home winner. The under-11 group is the first opportunity for children to play competitive cricket with a hard ball and protective equipment and is very different from the soft-ball they play in the ages below. Sides ...

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Miles on-song as Spalding Town go 30 points clear with emphatic win

Four wickets from Jon Miles and a half-century by Joe Broomfield helped Spalding Town extend their lead at the top of South Lincs and Border League Premier Division to 30 points on Saturday. Town picked up maximum points (20) after securing an eight-wicket victory over Billingborough, who they bowled out for 109 at the Memorial Field. Broomfield’s 53 then steered ...

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