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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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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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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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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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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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