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Moulton Harrox 2nds extended their advantage at the top of the South Lincs and Border League Division One table after beating both Baston and the wet weather at the weekend.

While the rest of the fixtures in their division were cancelled due to the elements, Harrox recorded a seven-wicket win and now hold a 27-point advantage over second-placed Newborough.

Baston had been put into bat after Moulton had won the toss and were bowled out for 100 in 38 overs.

Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449257)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449257)

Anthony Morris (16) and Martyn Wade (16) were their top scorers while James Roffe added 15 runs late on.

Simon Juckes and Curtis Todd led the home attack with 3-15 and 3-28 respectively while Harry Lovell took 2-27.

Moulton skipper Mark Ramsden led the reply with 40 while Simon Juckes added 18 before Jamie Juckes guided them home in the 22nd over with an unbeaten 15.

Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449261)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449261)

Long Sutton 2nds have moved into pole position in Division Two after a convincing 138-run win at Orton Park 3rds.

Dinesh Elangovan top-scored with 60 as Sutton made 194-8 after batting first before Joe Whitaker took 5-23 as Orton were bowled out for 56.

Spalding 3rds claimed their maiden win of the campaign after a 35-run home success over their Boston counterparts.

Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449275)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449275)

The hosts had made 138-9 after batting first with Yuvraj Ranaut (42), Will Gardner (35) and Ben Sacker (25) leading their charge.

Sacker then took 4-25 from seven overs while Robert Seymour claimed 4-16 from a terrific 12-over stint as Boston were bowled out for 103 in their reply.

The top flight teams were not so fortunate as the majority of the games in the Premier Division were abandoned due to the wet weather.

Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449301)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449301)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449245)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449245)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449237)
Action from Moulton Harrox 2nds' victory over Baston on Saturday. Photo: Chris Lowndes (57449237)

Market Deeping 2nds had made 118-9 from 40 overs against Boston 2nds with openers Khuram Mehrban (27) and Richard Pickering (33) putting on a 66-run stand for the first wicket.

Boston were then 50-3 from 12.2 overs when play was stopped with Josh Codd, Ross Lowndes and Javed Ghani all taking a wicket each for Deeping.

Paul Edgeller had taken a couple of wickets for Long Sutton when their game at home to Billingborough was halted with the visitors on 55-3.

The matches involving Grantham 2nds and Bourne 2nds as well as Moulton Harrox's trip to Heckington also fell victim to the weather.



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