Long Sutton CC

Wait goes on for first wins of season

Spalding and Long Sutton are still looking for their first Lincolnshire Board Premier League wins with the season already a quarter over. Only early campaign cancellations keep the duo off the bottom of the table after both suffering their fifth defeats in six games.Spalding did at least manage to hold on to their last wicket but it was little consolation ...

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Winless weekend for all seven locals

It was a weekend to forget for local teams with all seven games going in favour of the opposition. Spalding remain without a win in the Lincolnshire Board Premier League after a 212-run crushing at early pacesetters Bourne.The hosts batted first and opener Jordan Temple led the charge with a six and 14 fours in his 127, sharing solid stands with ...

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Evison betters area’s cup sides

Neither Long Sutton nor Spalding could stop Bourne from progressing in the Twenty20 Winkworth Cup on Easter Monday. The three teams were in group two of the competition played out at the Abbey Lawns in Bourne.First to challenge the home side was Long Sutton who found Sam Evison in brilliant form.The brother of Kent’s Joey Evison smashed 142 in 54 ...

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Sutton’s tough start in the top tier continues

The tough start to life in the Lincolnshire Premier Division continues for Long Sutton as they were again on the hand of a heavy defeat. The first top flight fixture at Paradise Field for many years saw Woodhall put in and amass 287 for 8.George Pocklington (29) and Prasanna Jaywardebe (58) set the base with an opening stand of 87 ...

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Champions give Sutton tough debut

South Lincs & Border League champions Long Sutton faced a tough challenge at the higher level when they travelled to reigning Lincolnshire Board champions Lindum and lost their top order cheaply to slip to 27/4 in their opening match of the season. Tim Norris stuck around to score a patient 30, hitting one of Sutton’s two boundaries, but when he ...

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Sutton are champions

Long Sutton look set to play in the top flight of Lincolnshire cricket for the first time in 17 years after being crowned South Lincs and Border League Championship champions on Saturday. They needed three points to seal the title on Saturday.But any hopes of being able to seal it with maximum batting points went out the window after Freiston ...

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Long Sutton on brink of clinching title

Spalding did just enough to avoid a bottom-two finish in the Lincolnshire Board Premier League in a 94-run defeat at Market Deeping.The hosts rattled up 362/4 and Spalding ran out of overs in reply on 268/6. However, that was enough to secure six points and push them 25 points off the bottom two with one game, and 20 points still to ...

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Gray’s knock fails to lift Sutton

There was a defeat for Long Sutton on Saturday, but other results mean they didn’t lose too much ground in the race to be crowned South Lincolnshire and Border League champions. Nearest challengers Newborough were 55 for 7 and looking set for defeat chasing Grantham 2nd XI’s 255 for 9 when the rain came.As a result they did pick up ...

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Sutton’s super Sunday

Long Sutton are heading for Division One of the Rutland Sunday League After just missing out on a step up last season, when they finished third, Sutton made no mistake this time, finishing top of the table.With just one game left to play (at relegation-battling Uffington on September 3) Sutton are 48 points clear of second-placed Ufford Park after beating Werrington ...

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Long Sutton win local derby

Long Sutton extended their lead at the top of the South Lincs and Border League after seeing off the challenge of Moulton Harrox and Josh Newton. He hit a fine 106 after Sutton skipper Jake Burton put them into bat on winning the toss.Newton particularly enjoyed himself in a big partnership with opener Matthew Barnett (62).However the only other notable ...

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Edgeller’s brilliant century

Saturday was a complete wash out for cricket in Lincolnshire, but the area’s Sunday sides did get a game in.And it was a fantastic day for Long Sutton Sunday 1st XI’s Paul Edgeller who hit a brilliant 102 not out from 74 balls against Whittlesey.The Rutland Sunday Division Two leaders enjoyed a 102-run, rain affected win after 302 for 9 ...

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Victory hopes all washed out

It was not only the wet weekend that brought misery for local cricket teams at the weekend. Friday’s deluge left many fixtures in doubt but five matches did go ahead – alas, all bringing defeats.In the Lincolnshire Board Premier League, Spalding ran out of batsmen, just short of their revised target at Lindum.Mitch Freeman (4-27) excelled in the damp conditions to restrict the hosts ...

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Long Sutton extend their lead at top

Long Sutton extended their lead at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Championship with a five wicket win over Freiston. Sutton skipper Jake Burton put Freiston in on winning the toss and Josh Baker (2 for 50) gave his side the perfect start, having Richard Paul out without a run being scored.He also ended the second wicket ...

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Second defeat for Long Sutton

South Lincs and Border League Championship leaders Long Sutton suffered a set-back as they lost by five-wickets at home to Skegness. After being put in, Sutton collapsed to 55 for 6 early on despite opener Nathan Oliver’s 32 runs from 34 balls.But they recovered with a partnership of 80 from Dom Clay and Barry Stanway.While Clay anchored scoring 72 from ...

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Both area’s Sunday sides defeated

Both Moulton Harrox and Long Sutton 2nd XI suffered defeats in the Rutland Sunday League Division Four East. Orton Park leapt above Moulton into second with a convincing win.Their batsmen enjoyed the wicket with the top four of Sam Jarvis (65), Jack Calpin (45), Thomas Smith (24) and Divyeash Vaseeharan (70) all in the runs.A late cameo of 28 not ...

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Support after theft

Long Sutton have been boosted by the reaction from the community after a host of equipment was stolen from their ground. The Paradise Lane club have had a brilliant start to the season and sit top of the South Lincs and Border League Championship.But they were shocked last week to find that someone had broken into a shed and stolen ...

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Sutton back to winning ways

Long Sutton bounced back to winning ways with a fine win over Orton Park to remain top of the South Lincs and Border League Championship. Sutton held their nerve and chased down 205 while seven wickets down after slipping to 124 for 5 at one stage.Jacob Gray and Dom Clay were the eventual heroes after Calvin Bird (23) and Nathan ...

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Long Sutton top table as run continues

Long Sutton continued their winning start to the South Lincolnshire and Borders Cricket League Championship after seeing off Orton Park on Saturday.Sutton’s bowlers set them up for the win as despite Orton winning the toss and electing to bat, they were bowled out for 137.After an opening partnership of 26, captain Jake Burton did the initial damage as Orton lost ...

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Sutton 2nd continue their run

Long Sutton 2nd XI are continuing their fine form in Division Two as they thrashed Heckinton 2nds by 10 wickets.Sutton’s bowlers were on top from the start after the visitors opted to bat.James Baker led the way with 4 for 31 while Steve Norris took 2 for 7, Daniel Plant 1 for 14 from nine overs, Cal John and Steven ...

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Sutton continue fine start to season

Long Sutton kept up their unbeaten start to the South Lincolnshire and Border League Championship with a comprehensive win over Market Deeping 2nd XI. After being put in by the home side and losing Calvin Bird for a run a ball nine with the score on 14, a brilliant partnership of 104 from Nathan Oliver and Dan Oldfield set Sutton ...

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