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Cricket round-up: Wickets tumble as Town see off rivals Long Sutton, Harrox on-song

Spalding Town moved to within seven points of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division summit with an emphatic derby win over Long Sutton on Saturday. Hosts Town bowled out their South Holland rivals for 71 in just 28.3 overs as Josh Lawrence took fine figures of 4-15 at Seas End Hall. And, despite a slight wobble in reply ...

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Cricket round-up: In-form Spalding Town topple the leaders in stellar style

Red-hot Spalding Town picked up an impressive win at South Lincs and Border League leaders Sleaford 2nd on Saturday to keep their hopes of a title charge very much alive. After a fine bowling display limited the home side to just 148-9 from their 45 overs, Spalding confidently raced to 150-5 in their reply to wrap up a five-wicket success ...

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Lincolnshire CCC all set for National Counties Eastern Division One opener

Lincolnshire CCC commence their National Counties Eastern Division One campaign on Sunday, (July 11) against Norfolk at Cleethorpes CCC. The fixture is a three-day game commencing at 11am each day. The National Counties new format sees Lincolnshire placed in a strong Eastern Division along with Cambridgeshire, Staffordshire and Suffolk as well as Norfolk. Lincolnshire will select from the following squad: ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town climb up to second after seventh win on spin, Moulton and Sutton in rare draw

Spalding Town moved up to second place in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division after making it sevens wins on the spin with a two-wicket triumph over Skegness. Visitors Skegness set a total of 183-7 batting first at Seas End Hall on Saturday, as Jamie Epton (105 not out) smashed a sensational century. Town’s reply took things right ...

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Long Sutton Cricket Club are doing their bit to help the nation’s heroes

By RYAN PLANT Long Sutton Cricket Club will welcome Help for Heroes for a day of cricket this summer, to raise funds and boost awareness for their cause. The charity provides recovery aid to Armed Forces personnel who have been wounded in the line of duty and their families, through support centres, community programmes, grants and more. Their cricket team, ...

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Cricket round-up: Sunday derby delight for Spalding Town over Sutton, Moulton’s Harry takes 8-18

A fantastic four-wicket haul from Harry DeCamps helped Spalding Town defeat rivals Long Sutton by 69 runs in Rutland League Division Three on Sunday. After being put into bat by visitors Sutton, Spalding cracked 152-8 with Jon Manton (34) and Decamps (31 not out) top scoring. Sutton were unable to chase that total down in reply, with DeCamps (4-7) starring ...

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Lincolnshire CCC sweating on trophy progress after away loss to Suffolk

Lincolnshire’s hopes of progressing to the quarter-finals of the National Counties Knock-out Trophy were dealt a blow when they travelled to Mildenhall to face Suffolk and suffered a three-wicket defeat on Sunday. In a start delayed by rain, Suffolk won the toss and elected to field. Joe Kendall and Tom Keast gave Lincolnshire a solid start, putting on 71 for ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Ruthless Spalding Town secure a fifth victory on spin, Sutton on-song too

In-form Spalding Town made it five wins on the spin in South Lincs and Border League Premier Division after making light work of Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. On a day when intermittent rain was a problem across the county, Town bowled out hosts Spa for a meagre 63 in 35.5 overs as Nilantha Atapattu (3-17) and Thomas Decamps (3-14) ...

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Sunday cricket round-up: Manton’s first century in defeat for Spalding, Carter also cracks a ton

Jon Manton’s first senior century was in vain for Spalding Town’s Sunday side as they suffered a four-wicket defeat against Ketton Sports. The opener made a brilliant 105 in Town’s 216-5 in the Division Three clash at Memorial Field. However, Ketton’s Sam Potter returned fire with a 101 of his own as they reached 221-6 in reply with a little ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Dring’s ton makes the difference in derby, Sutton back on-song

Chris Dring smashed 122 as Spalding Town handed Moulton Harrox a crushing 104-run derby defeat on Saturday. The Spalding skipper’s sensational knock was the highlight of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division clash, which saw hosts Town rack up 283-3 before bowling Harrox out for 179 in reply. It was Moulton captain Chris Beale who won the toss ...

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Cricket round-up: Captain’s knock from Burton in Long Sutton’s Sunday success

An unbeaten 64 from captain Jake Burton helped Long Sutton Sunday to an impressive victory over Hampton in Rutland League Division Three. All-rounder Burton steered his side to 227-8 at Paradise Field on Sunday, having been put into bat by the visitors. Openers Dan Oldfield (33) and Phil Barnes (31) also impressed, while Charlie Crisp’s 27 down the order was ...

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SLBL Premier Division cricket round-up: Spalding Town close in on top three as trio inspire Freiston win

Nilantha Atapattu took fine figures of 5-17 as Spalding Town picked up a 31-run victory at Freiston on Saturday. Spalding’s fourth win of the season, which was also inspired by fine knocks from Chris Dring (47) and Ben Smith (45), moves them to within 11 points of third place in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. After being ...

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Explosive partnership inspires Lincolnshire CCC win at Norfolk

Lincolnshire CCC began their 2021 season in fine style defeating Norfolk by 89 runs in their National Counties Trophy 50 overs group match at Norwich. On winning the toss, Lincolnshire elected to bat and made a poor start losing Joe Kendall and Nic Keast with only 12 runs on the board. Louis Kimber and Ben Coddington then added 57 runs ...

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Cricket round-up: Sutton suffer maiden loss as rivals go clear at top, Town move up to fifth with victory

Long Sutton slipped to their first defeat of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season on Saturday as table-topping title rivals Skegness powered to an eight-wicket win at Paradise Field. With just two points between them at the start of play, hosts Sutton lost the toss and were inserted into bat – only to be bowled out for ...

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Cricket round-up: Stanway and Simpson star as Long Sutton pummel Park to stay second

A belligerent blitz from Barry Stanway fired Long Sutton to another big win in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday. All-rounder Stanway smashed 88 from just 42 balls as Sutton crushed Belton Park by 182 runs to make it five wins from six games. That barrage allowed Sutton to post 241-5 from their 45 overs, before ...

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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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