Spalding Town 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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Double defeat for Spalding

Spalding Town were defeated by four wickets at home to Market Deeping in the Lincolnshire Premier Division. After being put in, Brandon Andrews’ side posted 237 from their 50 overs.They enjoyed a good start through Keyan Grace (19) and Ollie Dring whose 38 came from just 33 balls.When both were out and Chris Dring run out without facing a ball, ...

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Spalding improve on last year’s showing

Spalding Town have finished the Lincolnshire Premier League in ninth place, closing the season out with a heavy defeat at Grimsby Town. Jon Manton’s side improved on their 11th placed finish from last season, having picked up six league wins in the county’s top flight.Manton won the toss and put Grimsby in on Saturday.Spalding started well with Brandon Andrews (2 ...

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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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Dring’s half-century proves to be in vain

A solid 47-ball 56 from opener Chris Dring and decent mid-innings knocks from William Gardner (32) and Josh Lawrence (21) were not enough to earn Spalding victory in the Lincolnshire Board Premier League.Spalding closed their innings in the 38th over on 158.Harry Birch (2-41) had sent both Bourne openers packing with 45 on the board but Jonathan Cheer (23) and ...

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Dring and Freeman combine to hold home innings together

Spalding romped to a five-wicket win over bottom club Nettleham to pull well away from the foot of the Lincolnshire Board Premier League. Ollie Dring was the home hero with 106 runs to move his team from 13/1 to 200/4 on their way to a winning 210/5 in 43 overs. A partnership of 105 with Mitch Freeman (36) provided the ...

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Disappointing day for Spalding

Spalding Town suffered a disappointing defeat at home to Bracebridge Heath on Saturday in the Lincolnshire Premier Division.The home side were dragged towards the wrong end of the table after being bowled out for 78 chasing the side who were previously second from bottom’s 180 all out.Spalding skipper Jon Manton won the toss and put Bracebridge in amid bowler friendly ...

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Spalding 2nds win

Spalding’s 2nd XI enjoyed a 72 run win at Skegness 2nd in South Lincs and Border League Division One.After electing to bat on winning the toss Town enjoyed themselves hitting 214 for 4 in 44 overs before declaring to give them more time to bowl Skegness out.They did that comfortably with the home side 142 all out in the 33rd ...

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Seymour turns match in Spalding’s favour

Spalding proved to be no match for title-chasing Grantham in the Lincolnshire County Board Premier League.The hosts could make only 105 runs in 40 overs, replying to Grantham’s 226/8. Spalding enjoyed some early success with Nil Attapatu (2-25) removing both openers with only 50 on the board.However, solid scoring all down the order proved the key to victory, with the ...

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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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There’s similar stories for Spalding’s sides

Spalding Town came up short at Scunthorpe in a rain affected game on Saturday. Chasing 188 in a game reduced to 30 overs a side, they were bowled out 58 runs short with just less than 10 overs left.The home side had the better of the conditions after electing to bat first with Thomas Giles hitting 39 from 26 balls ...

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A Manton masterclass

An 84 from skipper Jon Manton helped Spalding Town to a win over Grimsby Town in the Lincolnshire Premier Division. He helped pace the chase to 201 superbly for a seven- wicket home win on Saturday.On winning the toss Manton opted to bowl and after an opening partnership he was rewarded with two quick wickets from Nilantha Atapattu.Toby Blake patiently ...

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Town comfortably beaten by Deeping

Spalding Town 1st XI had a weekend to forget as they were heavily beaten by second placed Market Deeping in the Lincolnshire Premier Division.After being put in Spalding were in trouble early on at 56 for 5 despite opener Chris Dring’s 32 from just 22 balls.All five wickets fell to Hayatullah Niazi who claimed 5 for 24 in his eight ...

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Late recovery saves some Town pride

Spalding Town suffered a mauling at Bourne in the Lincolnshire Board Premier League, crashing to an eight-wicket defeat.The visitors posted 172/9 from their 50 overs, having recovered from 85/7 but high-flying Bourne needed only 22.3 overs to reply with a winning 173/2.None of the Spalding batsmen could kick on after getting themselves in, with Brandon Andrews (43), Nilantha Atapattu (37), ...

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Freeman leads the way with an unbeaten 122

Spalding Town first and third teams were without matches at the weekend but the Seconds enjoyed an eight-wicket victory over visitors Boston Seconds in Division One of the South Lincs and Border Premier League. Opener Mitch Freeman led the way with an unbeaten 85-ball 122, including a pair of 6s and 19 4s.Andrew Hewitt (35no) and Jack Tetther (33) top-scored for ...

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Drings star to as Town win

It’s three wins in a row for Spalding Town as they won a high scoring match at Nettleham.Half centuries from Mitch Freeman and Chris and Ollie Dring were mainstays after the Town skipper elected to bat first on winning the toss but was then out lbw for a diamond duck off the first ball of the innings.Fellow opener Freeman and ...

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Town make it two league wins in a row

Spalding Town Cricket Club made it two wins in a row in the Lincolnshire Premier League.A fine 58 not out from Ethan Lawrence saw Spalding to a five wicket win at Bracebridge Heath which moves them up to sixth in the table.The home side opted to bat on winning the toss but Spalding were soon on top thanks to Nilantha ...

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Lawrence and Birch hit half centuries

Spalding Town 2nd XI put in a decent showing against a strong Orton Park 2nds in the South Lincs and Border League Division Two.That’s despite the home side posting 281 for 7 from their 45 overs, courtesy largely of their numbers three, four and five, Andy Philips, Nick Bradbury and Ethan Debell.Bradbury hit a commanding 94 while Philips chipped in ...

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