Cricket

Harrox’s home loss

Moulton Harrox Sunday suffered a narrow three-wicket defeat to Ufford Park 2nd in Rutland Cricket League Division Four East. In what was the only senior cricket match involving a South Holland side to beat the rain over the weekend, Moulton saw their score of 120-7 chased down by Ufford (121-7) at Broad Lane. After being put into bat, Harrox lost ...

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Gallery – Super Sutton see off Town to stay perfect

Red-hot Long Sutton made it three wins from as many South Lincs and Border League Premier Division games this season as they saw off South Holland rivals Spalding Town on Saturday. Five wickets from Adam Whitaker and two from Barry Stanway helped hosts Sutton bowl out Town for 151 at Paradise Field, before Dan Oldfield’s 55 steered them to 155-4 ...

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GALLERY – Long Sutton look to build on fine start

It’s been a fine start to the season for Long Sutton Cricket Club ahead of the local derby with Spalding on Saturday. Dan Oldfield’s side made it two wins from two to start the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division as they beat Market Deeping 2nd on Saturday. Only a handful of sides have won both of their opening ...

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Seven-up Rob steers Sutton to another win

Rob Simpson claimed seven wickets on Saturday as Long Sutton made it two wins from as many games in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. Spinner Simpson (7-17) starred as Sutton blew Market Deeping 2nd away for 136 at Paradise Field, before the hosts chased down their target in just 20.1 overs with six wickets to spare. The ...

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Brilliant Baker ton as Long Sutton edge Moulton Harrox in derby run-fest

A dazzling derby display from young talent Josh Baker helped Long Sutton 1st to a thrilling derby win over Moulton Harrox 1st in the South Lincs and Border Premier Division on Saturday. Baker blasted 110 runs from just 69 deliveries as Sutton overcame a sluggish start to rack up a huge total of 295-9 from their 45 overs. Hosts Harrox ...

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Magic Manton steers Spalding Town to first victory of Premier Division season

Jon Manton’s unbeaten 89 steered Spalding Town 1st to their maiden win of the new South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season on Saturday. Opener Manton anchored Town’s innings as they successfully chased down Grantham’s 184-8 with seven wickets to spare at Gorse Lane. Having lost their first game of the season, Harry DeCamps (3-46), Nilantha Atapattu (2-45) and ...

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Long Sutton and Moulton Harrox begin season by taking on each other

Long Sutton and Moulton Harrox Cricket Clubs get their South Lincs and Border League Premier Division campaign underway with a derby match at Harrox Field on Saturday (1pm). The pair finished in the top two of last year’s mini East division, Harrox pipping Sutton to that title by virtue of five bonus points picked up in the six games as ...

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Former favourite Nel stars as Spalding Town beaten

Spalding Town 1st made a losing start to the new South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season as hosts Skegness 1st handed them an eight-wicket reverse on Saturday. In the only fixture of the day, new Town skipper Chris Dring lost the toss and Spalding were bowled out for 148 in 43.1 overs after being put into bat. A ...

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Spalding set for seaside season start

It may be set for a bracing start to the season but Spalding Town Cricket Club 1st XI captain Chris Dring can’t wait for Saturday’s opener at Skegness Town. There’s a staggered start for the South Lincs and Border League with a trip to the seaside first up for Dring’s side. As The Voice went to press the weather forecast ...

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Grandfather’s inspiration for Jake’s cricket season charity challenge

A Long Sutton cricketer is looking to remember his grandfather by donating money to charity for every wicket and run he picks up in the 2021 cricket season – and he’d like other cricketers to do the same. Jake Burton (26) came up with the idea for Runs4Research in memory of Trevor Burton who passed away aged 83 at the ...

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First 100 of the season for Moulton skipper

Moulton Harrox are looking forward to the 2021 season with relish and they’ve been boosted by captain Chris Beale having already made a significant century on the field. The skipper has raised over £1,300 for the South Lincs and Border League side by running for 100 miles within 31 days, much of which took place on the field. It’s helping ...

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Cricket club’s link up with veterans’ charity

Long Sutton Cricket Club is to link up with the Help for Heroes charity for 2021 which is set to include them playing against their cricket team. The South Lincolnshire and Border League Premier Division side are set to face the military charity’s own team of veterans it helps in a fixture later this year. And they’ve signed up to ...

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Cricket round-up: Long Sutton see off Spalding Town to hand Moulton Harrox SLBL title

Moulton Harrox were crowned champions of the South Lincs and Border League East One Division on Saturday – but only after Long Sutton defeated Spalding Town. In a frantic end to the shortened season, all three South Holland sides were involved in the title mix. Sutton won the toss and opted to bat first, but Town would have been the ...

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Cricket round-up: Derby win sees flawless Long Sutton seal Sunday title in style

Long Sutton’s flawless Sunday side are celebrating after clinching the Rutland League Division Three title. They made it five wins out of five with a 58-run win over neighbours Spalding Town at Paradise Field – sending themselves an unassailable 25 points clear in the process. Josh Baker (38) top scored as Sutton made 140 batting first, while James Laud (4-4) ...

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Cricket round-up: Newton stars as Harrox stay top, Atapattu takes 6-6 in Spalding success

Unbeaten Moulton Harrox are a healthy 25 points clear at the top of South Lincs and Border League East One after a five-wicket win over Boston 2nd on Saturday. After inserting hosts Boston into bat at the Mayflower, Jack Barnett (4-35) and Joe Broomfield (3-24) impressed with the ball to limit them to 153-9 from their 40 overs. In reply, ...

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Spalding Town 3rd fall short in run chase on weekend of cricket wrecked by weather

A weekend hit badly by the rain saw just one South Holland team complete a game of cricket. With the top sides rained off, it was Spalding 3rd who took centre stage in South Lincs and Border League Inter Two as they made the trip to Newborough 2nd. They managed to collect four points from the clash, depite suffering a ...

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Four-midable Long Sutton Sunday stay perfect after winning high-scoring clash

Long Sutton 2nd held off a Weldon onslaught to claim a 21-run victory in Division Three of the Rutland League on Sunday. In a high-scoring game, Sutton’s Sunday best put themselves in a commanding position by cracking 216-3 (31 over match) after winning the toss and opting to bat. Dan Oldfield (78) and Raj Sangha (64) did much of the ...

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Awesome Oldfield innings inspires inpressive Long Sutton win at Paradise Field

A captain’s knock from Dan Oldfield steered Long Sutton to an impressive six-wicket win over Freiston on Saturday. Skipper Oldfield cracked an unbeaten 94 as Sutton chased down a target of 170 to win the South Lincs and Border League East One clash at Paradise Field. Josh Baker (3-39), Rob Simpson (2-30) and Oldfield (2-12) had earlier impressed with the ...

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Moulton Harrox go top of the table after edging out rivals Woodhall Spa in thriller

In-form Moulton Harrox made it three wins from as many games in South Lincs and Border League East One with a nervy eight-run win over Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. The narrow success sees Harrox leapfrog rivals Spa at the top of the early standings – and they now have a seven-point advantage at the top. Batting first, Moulton cracked ...

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Derby delight for Spalding Town as bowlers impress in Boston 2nd success

The bowlers shone was Spalding Town kept their 100 per cent record in South Lincs and Border League East One going by defending a low total of 132 against rivals Boston 2nd on Saturday. Peter Cook top scored with just 24 as Spalding were bowled out for a low-looking 132 batting first at Seas End Hall. But Will Naylor (4-30), ...

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