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Round-up of the cricket action in the South Lincs and Border League




Moulton Harrox boosted their hopes of avoiding a bottom two finish in the Premier Division of the South Lincs and Border League with a vital victory on Saturday.

They defeated Woodhall Spa 2nds by 124 runs at Broad Lane to move within three points of their beaten visitors in the battle to beat the drop.

Second-from-bottom Harrox had batted first and produced a strong showing to post 235-4 from their 45 overs.

Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071465)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071465)

Josh Newton led the charge with an unbeaten 86 while openers Matt (42) and Jack Barnett (43) had given Harrox a solid start.

Matt Rose added a further 36 with skipper Chris Beale blasting 20 against a Woodhall side who were then skittled out for 111 in reply.

Jack Barnett and Lee Eyett were the leading wicket-takers for Harrox with 4-26 and 3-33 respectively while Henry Lavery took 1-22.

Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071518)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071518)

Billingborough breezed to a comfortable eight-wicket win against Boston 2nds to maintain their push for honours in Division One.

They bowled out their hosts for 98 after Boston had decided to bat first with Aaron Pullum taking 3-25 for Billingborough.

Jed Humphries, Tom Wesley, Mark Simpson and Stuart Gollop all took a wicket each against a nine-man Boston side.

Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071529)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071529)

It then took Billingborough less than 15 overs to defeat their hosts as as Richards Wells made 39 before Pullum and Paul Goodwin guided the visitors home with unbeaten kncoks of 32 and 20 respectively.

Division One leaders Newborough proved too strong for Baston who were on the wrong end of a 215-run reversal.

David Cooper cracked 150 as Newborough made 357-6 from their 45 overs with Jon Wiles taking 4-24 for Baston.

Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071536)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071536)

Shiva Teekasingh then claimed 5-18 as Baston were bowled out for 142 with loanee James Tickler making 42 and Jonthan Roberts adding 23.

The Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts was abandoned due to the wet weather.

Spalding had been bowled out for 158 with Brandon Andrews making 48 and skipper Mohammad Alam adding 20.

Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071547)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071547)

Harry Lovell and Curtis Todd were the pick of the Harrox attack with 3-31 and 3-48 respectively.

Moulton were then 24-1 in the seventh over of their reply when the heavens opened and ended proceedings.

The wet weather also intervened to abandon Spalding 3rds' trip to Freiston 2nds in Division Two.

Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071558)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071558)

Spalding were bowled out for 135 after batting first with Eddie Seymour top-scoring with 23 and Andrew Sorrell making 20.

Freiston were then 26-1 when rain ended play in the 11th over with Theo Gompertz claiming the only wicket to fall.

Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071569)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071569)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071573)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071573)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071588)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071588)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071590)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071590)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071467)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071467)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071604)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071604)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071614)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071614)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071470)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071470)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071484)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071484)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071494)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071494)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071498)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071498)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071506)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071506)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071514)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071514)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071516)
Action from the Division One derby between Spalding 2nds and their Moulton Harrox counterparts which was eventually abandoned due to the wet weather. Photo: Chris Lowndes (50071516)


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