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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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Sutton 2s beaten

While their 1st XI were without a fixture, Long Sutton 2nd XI lost to Baston in South Lincs and Border League East Two. Home side Sutton were up against it almost from the start as Baston elected to bat first on winning the toss. Openers Andy Keen and Anthony Morris then enjoyed a partnership of 121. While Morris anchored scoring ...

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Long Sutton enjoy weekend double win

It was a good weekend for Long Sutton as both their Saturday and Sunday sides recorded wins. In the South Lincs and Border League East One, the 1st XI’s bowlers did the job as they successfully defended 166-7 against Woodhall Spa having been put in by the visitors. Rajan Sangha did well opening the batting scoring a fine 53 that ...

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Win and a loss from tight games

Long Sutton were in two thrillers at the weekend, coming out on top in one and missing out in the other. It was Saturday’s South Lincs and Border League East Division opener against Boston Town that they missed out on, losing by just 10 runs. Boston batted first and Sutton’s Barry Stanway (2-31) gave them a good start bowling opener ...

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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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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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SLBL cricket round-up: Super Spa success puts Spalding Town on brink of title

Spalding Town are now just one win away from clinching the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title after a 34-run success over Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. A 51 from opener Jon Manton helped Town post 162-9 after opting to bat first at the Memorial Field, with Josh Newton (24) and skipper Jonathan Miles (24) also contributing well. ...

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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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Dan’s the man for Long Sutton in sensational Woodhall Spa success

A brilliant all-round display from captain Dan Oldfield steered Long Sutton to an impressive four-wicket victory at Woodhall Spa 2nd on Saturday. Skipper Oldfield took 5-49 to help limit hosts Spa to 203-8 in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division clash, before top scoring with 77 in Sutton’s successful 204-6 in reply. Having opted to put Spa into ...

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Long Sutton upset the league leaders

Long Sutton Cricket Club upset league leaders Bourne 2nd at the weekend as they continue to flourish in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. Despite losing several players over the winter following their first season back at this level they’re again comfortably in mid-table this time around. Three consecutive defeats had checked their momentum but they bounced back ...

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Long Sutton beaten by Skegness

Long Sutton were beaten comprehensively by Skegness in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division at the weekend. After winning the toss Sutton elected to bat first at Paradise Field and despite losing opener Luke Barnes for a three ball duck, they looked in a good place thanks to skipper Dan Oldfield (30) and Phil Barnes (23). However they ...

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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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