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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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Naylor takes 5-15 as Spalding Town go clear at top with three games to play

Spalding Town opened up a potentially pivotal lead in the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division with a big 119-run win over hosts Billingborough on Saturday. Joe Broomfield (54) and Jon Manton (30) top scored as Town were bowled out for 170 batting first, leaving hosts Boro’ in with a sniff of victory. But Spalding’s Will Naylor (5-15), skipper ...

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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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Spalding Town back on-song ahead of huge top-of-the-table clash with Bourne 2nd

A half-century from Josh Newton and Jack Barratt’s five-wicket haul helped Spalding Town rediscover their winning touch at Boston 2nd on Saturday. Having made 184-9 from their 45 overs at the Mayflower, Town bowled out their near neighbours Boston for just 95 in reply to maintain their challenge for the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title. That saw ...

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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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Spalding miss out on chance to go top

Spalding Town missed out on the chance to overtake leaders Bourne 2nd at the top of South Lincs and Borders Premier Division as they lost by 30 runs at home to Freiston. While the league leaders were being beaten by Long Sutton, Spalding were unable to chase down the visitors’ total on a rain interrupted afternoon. The visitors to Spalding ...

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Belton blown away by brilliant Spalding

Spalding kept up the pressure on leaders Bourne 2nd at the top of the league by bowling Belton out for just 49 on Saturday. On a low-scoring day throughout the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division in which every other side who batted first lost, Spalding bucked the trend and defended 132 – the highest total any side in ...

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Naylor takes 6-36 as Spalding Town defend low tally against Billingborough

A devastating bowling display from Will Naylor guided Spalding Town to a 43-run success over old foes Billingborough on Saturday. Fast bowler Naylor returned figures of 6-36 from just eight overs to help Town defend a relatively modest total of 142 at Spalding Grammar School. The victory wasn’t enough for Jonathan Miles’ side to hang onto their status as sole ...

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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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Miles: Spalding Town ‘on-target for title’ ahead of derby duel with Billingborough

Skipper Jonathan Miles admits that Spalding Town couldn’t really have made a better start to their bid to make it back-to-back South Lincs and Border League Premier Division titles. Table-topping Town made it eight wins from 11 games (only one defeat) last weekend with a comprehensive victory at Freiston (see page 38) and sit two points clear or rivals Bourne ...

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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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Newton impresses in dominant Spalding Town success at Freiston

Two players hit half-centuries on Saturday as Spalding Town picked up a dominant 91-run victory at Freiston to stay top of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division. Opener Jon Manton (53) and number three Josh Newton (78) starred with the bat as Town posted 197-5 from their 45 overs after opting to make first use of the surface. ...

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SLBL round-up: Great Dring innings steers Spalding Town 2nd to victory

Chris Dring smashed 92 to steer Spalding Town 2nd to an impressive six-wicket win at Baston on Saturday. The home side batted first in the South Lincs and Border League Division One clash and scored a solid 196-7 as Adrian Joubert (50) and Liam Davies (53) both made half-centuries. Skipper Ben Hudson also made 32 and opener Andy Keen managed ...

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Stanway’s super 69 steers Long Sutton to win a sixth successive Sunday win

Long Sutton moved 25 points clear at the top of Rutland League Division Four East by making it six wins from as many matches on Sunday. The pace-setters impressively bowled out hosts Orton Park for 122 in 44.3 overs, before a crucial 69 not out from Barry Stanway steered them to 123-5 in reply. Hosts Park opted to bat first ...

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SLBL cricket: Moulton Harrox see off Heckington in tight tussle, Sutton 2nd beaten

Moulton Harrox raced to a whirlwind four-wicket victory over Heckington on Saturday in one of only three games completed across the South Lincs and Border League on Saturday. On another rain hit day, hosts Moulton won the toss and opted to bat first in the Division One clash at Broad Lane. It proved to be an inspired call, with Heckington ...

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