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Round-up of Saturday's action in the South Lincs and Border Cricket League



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Billingborough bagged their first win of the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division season after a five-wicket victory against Bourne 2nds on Saturday.

They were successful in their run chase after restricting Bourne to 191-7 from their 45 overs at the Abbey Lawn.

Kurt Storey had smashed 11 fours and a six in his 94 for the hosts while Adam Binns made 34 with Will Penycate and Robert Arnold both taking two wickets for Billingborough.

Aaron Pullum. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911544)
Aaron Pullum. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911544)

Opener Mikey Atkinson then led the bid for victory by hitting 13 boundaries in his 88 before Jonathan Payne (26no) and Paul Goodwin (14no) guided Billingborough to victory.

Long Sutton are in third place in the table after an eight-wicket away win at Heckington.

Barry Stanway took 5-44 while Paul Edgeller claimed 3-31 as their hosts were bowled out for 109.

Stuart Gollop. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911506)
Stuart Gollop. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911506)

Adam Wright then led the charge to victory with an unbeaten 48 as Sutton secured their fourth win from six outings.

Javad Ghani was another five-star wicket-taker as Market Deeping 2nds secured a six-wicket success against their Sleaford counterparts.

Ghani grabbed 5-28 from 12 overs while Nick Andrews claimed 3-25 as Sleaford were bowled out for 105.

Ben Warner. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911505)
Ben Warner. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911505)

Opener Richard Pickering made 22 before Simon Caplick guided Deeping to victory inside 18 overs with an unbeaten 29.

Moulton Harrox lost by five wickets at table-topping Newborough after being bowled out for 75.

Opener Mo Alam top-scored with 16 against a Newborough side who lost five wickets in their run chase with Travis Harrison and Lewis Martin both bagging braces for Harrox.

Action from Bourne 2nds' home match with Billingborough. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911503)
Action from Bourne 2nds' home match with Billingborough. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911503)

Moulton 2nds were knocked off top spot in Division One after a 99-run reversal against their Newborough counterparts.

Steve French had taken 3-26 from a tight 12-over spell as Newborough posted 170-8 from their 45 overs.

However, Harrox were bowled out for 71 in their reply with their final wicket partnership of French (10) and Cameron Fox (19no) the only batsmen to reach double figures.

Kurt Storey. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911502)
Kurt Storey. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911502)

Spalding 2nds lost by 32 runs in a low-scoring clash with Grantham 3rds.

Robert Seymour had taken 5-14 from nine overs as Grantham were bowled out for 82 after batting first.

However, Spalding could only muster 50 in their reply with Jack Bowser (14), Jack Sawyer (10) and Carl Andrews (11) their top scorers as Thomas Parr picked up 5-19 for the visitors.

Freddie Arlott. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911501)
Freddie Arlott. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911501)

Baston gained quick-fire revenge on Ancaster who had won the first meeting of the two sides last week.

They ran out seven-wicket winners at the Shrine after Ancaster were dismissed for 97 as Andy Burrill bagged 5-20 for Baston with John Lamin taking 4-22.

Andrew Keen then cracked 10 fours and a six in his 63 as Baston passed the target inside 25 overs.

Action from Bourne 2nds' home match with Billingborough. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911499)
Action from Bourne 2nds' home match with Billingborough. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911499)

Spalding 3rds are still seeking their maiden win of the Division Two campaign after a 130-run reversal against Castor 2nds.

William Gardner and Billy Gallagher had both taken two wickets each as Castor closed their 45 overs on 210-6.

Joseph Watson then top-scored with 25 as Spalding were bowled out for 80 in their reply as Nick Wilson took 6-15 for Castor.

Action from Bourne 2nds' home match with Billingborough. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911498)
Action from Bourne 2nds' home match with Billingborough. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911498)

Long Sutton 2nds went down to a seven-wicket home defeat against their Skegness counterparts.

They were dismissed for 113 after batting first with Andrew Wright making 35 and Jack Baker adding 29.

An unbeaten half-century from Soloman Bailey then guided Skegness to victory inside 28 overs.

Freddie Arlott. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911497)
Freddie Arlott. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911497)
Aaron Pullum. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911542)
Aaron Pullum. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911542)
Adam Binns. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911511)
Adam Binns. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911511)
Adam Binns. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911510)
Adam Binns. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911510)
Mikey Atkinson. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911508)
Mikey Atkinson. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911508)
Stuart Gollop. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911507)
Stuart Gollop. Photo: Chris Lowndes (56911507)


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