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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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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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New signings lead Moulton home to win

Moulton Harrox’s new signings Joe Broomfield and Josh Newton both hit half centuries to continue the winning start to the season at Skegness. They helped time a run chase perfectly on Saturday in the South Lincs and Border East One division as Moulton chased down 195 to continue their fine form. In the overcast and muggy conditions, Harrox opted to ...

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Newton and Rose hit centuries for Moulton

On his South Lincs and Border league debut for Moulton Harrox, Josh Newton scored a huge 122 to help defeat his former side Spalding’s 2nd XI. Matthew Rose also hit a fine 109 in a 175 run victory in the Inter league for those sides not playing in their seven team division. Spalding enjoyed a great start as Macey Andrews ...

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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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Moulton Harrox set for title decider after racking up 13th victory on the spin

Moulton Harrox won by six wickets away to Claypole on Saturday to go top of South Lincs and Border League Division One after 13 successive victories. Skipper Simon Juckes lost the toss but was not overly concerned as the hosts opted to bat first on a used pitch that looked unpredictable. Alex Baker (2-27) removed both Claypole opening batsmen with ...

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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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Century stands from duo help Moulton Harrox to fine wins on successive days

Mike Kearns Snr and Chris Beale shared 100 partnerships on both Saturday and Sunday to lead Moulton Harrox to a weekend of victories. On Saturday, a South Lincs and Border League Division One trip to Welby was made all the more difficult as Moulton lost the toss and were asked to bat first in bowler friendly conditions. Some tight bowling ...

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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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SLBL cricket round-up: Harrox race to victory, Spalding Town 2nd beaten by leaders

Moulton Harrox romped to an eight-wicket victory over Welby Cavaliers in South Lincs and Border League Division One on Saturday. With the visitors opting to bat first at Harrox Field, Moulton bowled Cavaliers out for 87 in 31.3 overs. That total was never going to be enough to deny Harrox and they duly raced to 88-2 in reply, with Jack ...

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Seventh heaven for Moulton

Moulton Harrox’s three-pronged bowling attack helped secure a seventh straight South Lincs and Border Division One win on Saturday at Baston to close the gap on leaders Market Deeping 2nd. Louis Greetham (4-40), Alex Baker (3-9) and Carl Lamming (3-21) battered Baston and left them 74 all out in just 25.2 overs. Leeming picked up the key wicket of Andy ...

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Six on the bounce for Moulton

Moulton moved up to second place in South Lincs and Border League Division One after Matt Barnett blew away Stamford Town on Saturday at Broad Lane. With Simon Juckes away, stand in skipper Chris Beale won the toss and had no hesitation in asking visitors Stamford to bat first in what appeared bowler friendly conditions, but certainly nobody expected the ...

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Sunday cricket: Harrox in a Rush to secure victory as Steven cracks quick-fire 47

Steven Rushworth’s rapid 47 helped Moulton Harrox Sunday beat Newborough 2nd by seven wickets in Rutland League Division Four East on Sunday. An amazing bowling display saw Newborough knocked over for 76 in 34.3 overs, with Steve French (4-6), Ben Wood (3-14), Darren Hibbert (2-9) and Dan Grant (1-35) all doing damage. The reply was dominated by Rushworth, who hit ...

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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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Sunday cricket: Oldfield and Edgeller ease Long Sutton to another victory

There looks to be no stopping Long Sutton in Rutland League Division Four East. Sutton made it eight wins from as many games by easing to a nine-wicket victory over rivals Wisbech Town 2nd at Paradise Field on Sunday. Having bowled out their visitors for 159 with three wickets apiece from Adam Whitaker (3-25) and Beau Newman (3-10), Sutton eased ...

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SLBL cricket round-up: Harrox hand leaders a first loss, Spalding 2nd edge out Pinchbeck

Moulton Harrox produced their best performance of the South Lincs and Border League Division One season so far on Saturday as they defeated leaders Market Deeping 2nd at Broad Lane. Having won the toss, Harrox were bowled out for 160 in 41.3 overs – but hit back to dramatically dismiss Deeping for 156. Mike Kearns Snr (32) and Chris Beale ...

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