Cricket round-up: Spalding Town 30 points clear at the top after beating Billingborough

Spalding Town continue to dominate the South Lincolnshire & Border League Premier Division after beating Billingborough by eight wickets while Sleaford remain second with Woodhall Spa 2nd in hot pursuit following victory over Long Sutton.

Martin Parmley was the only century maker with 117 in Grantham 2nd victory over Freiston.

Division One leaders Belton Park scored a convincing victory over Baston while Graves Park and Market Deeping 2nd are now vying for second place, the former beating Heckington with Martin

Hodgson taking six wickets while Deeping lost to Moulton Harrox.

Pinchbeck’s victory over Billingborough 2nd keeps them at the top of division two followed by Boston 2nd and Grantham 3rd who beat Sleaford 3rd.

Belton Park 2nd recorded the day’s highest total, declaring against Spalding 3rd on 300 for six, of which Jonathan O’Shea-Pilkington hit 102, before bowling their opponents out for 80.

Claypole won through to the final of the SLBL Cup at the expense of Skegness 2nd and will play the winners of next week’s second semi-final between Long Sutton 2nd and Market Deeping 2nd.


Premier Division: Grantham 2nd 211-5 (Parmley 117), Freiston 161; Billingborough 109, Spalding 111-2 (Broomfield 53); Long Sutton 220-8, Woodhall Spa 2nd 221-9; Sleaford 2nd 191-8 (Hutson 50), Welby Cavaliers 140 (Matta 73).

Division One: Heckington 60 (Hodgson 6-13), Graves Park 61-4; Moulton Harrox 180-5, Market Deeping 2nd 145 (Lamin 5-25); Belton Park 234-6, Baston 122.

Division Two: Billingborough 2nd 156, Pinchbeck 157-2 (Ramsden 59, Crook 53); Long Sutton 2nd 85 (Horton 6-41), Freiston 2nd 47; Grantham 3rd 234, Sleaford 3rd 112; Belton Park 2nd 300-6 dec (O’Shea-Pilkington 102), Spalding 3rd 80.

SLBL Cup: Claypole 245-7 (Lyon 91), Skegness 2nd 106.

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