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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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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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