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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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Magic Manton steers Spalding Town to first victory of Premier Division season

Jon Manton’s unbeaten 89 steered Spalding Town 1st to their maiden win of the new South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season on Saturday. Opener Manton anchored Town’s innings as they successfully chased down Grantham’s 184-8 with seven wickets to spare at Gorse Lane. Having lost their first game of the season, Harry DeCamps (3-46), Nilantha Atapattu (2-45) and ...

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Former favourite Nel stars as Spalding Town beaten

Spalding Town 1st made a losing start to the new South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season as hosts Skegness 1st handed them an eight-wicket reverse on Saturday. In the only fixture of the day, new Town skipper Chris Dring lost the toss and Spalding were bowled out for 148 in 43.1 overs after being put into bat. A ...

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Spalding set for seaside season start

It may be set for a bracing start to the season but Spalding Town Cricket Club 1st XI captain Chris Dring can’t wait for Saturday’s opener at Skegness Town. There’s a staggered start for the South Lincs and Border League with a trip to the seaside first up for Dring’s side. As The Voice went to press the weather forecast ...

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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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Derby delight for Spalding Town as bowlers impress in Boston 2nd success

The bowlers shone was Spalding Town kept their 100 per cent record in South Lincs and Border League East One going by defending a low total of 132 against rivals Boston 2nd on Saturday. Peter Cook top scored with just 24 as Spalding were bowled out for a low-looking 132 batting first at Seas End Hall. But Will Naylor (4-30), ...

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Dring hits century

Ollie Dring hit a fantastic century as Spalding 2nd XI had an impressive win over Sleaford 2nd XI in the South Lincs and Border League West One. The opener hit 18 fours in his 102 not out from 104 balls as Sleaford’s 192 was chased down. Ethan Lawrence scored 42 in the 106 run opening partnership and Nilantha Atapattu 38 ...

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Three defeats for Spalding over weekend

Spalding Cricket Club’s disappointing start to the season continued as they were beaten by Belton Park in the South Lincs and Border League Spalding enjoyed a decent start with openers Chris Dring (45) and Jon Manton (18) opening up after skipper Matt Gill elected to bat first. But after both fell to Jonny Law (2-41), other batsmen failed to get ...

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Spalding open new league with victory

A good all round performance saw Spalding start the South Lincs and Border League East One division with a comprehensive victory over Freiston. Spalding made good use of the toss as they put the home side in and soon reduced them to 35-4. Will Naylor was the pick of the bowlers throughout claiming 4-27 from 10 overs, including both Freiston ...

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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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Help at hand for Spalding CC

Local businesses have helped rally around Spalding Cricket Club as the wait for the cricket season continues. The South Lincs Premier Division side had been looking forward to the 2020 season and running three Saturday teams, a Sunday team and an U19s as well as the ladies’ South Holland team and numerous junior teams. Matt Gill is set to make ...

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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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