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A bright but cold start to the season saw three
centuries scored but only one five wicket haul.
Brett Houston’s 103 helped Bracebridge Heath to the top total
of the day of 304-4 at Louth and Matt Carter followed this up with
five wickets as Louth were all out for 126.
League record breaker Tim Macintosh continued where he left off with the day’s highest individual score, an unbeaten 148 for Sleaford at Market Deeping. With 12 overs to go, Sleaford had only 116 on the board and five wickets down but Macintosh and Sean Morris (72) took the final total to 265 for six.Deeping were then bowled out for 114.
Ricky Lovelace scored the day’s third century, an unbeaten 102 in a four wicket win for Woodhall Spa at Spalding who made 218 for five.
Newcomers Grantham won their first match in a lower scoring game at Skegness. Grantham reach 180 for
nine after being 86 for six then had Skegness 21 for four and despite Brendan Young's 50, the seasiders could only hang on for a losing draw, finishing on
141 for nine.
Champions Bourne began the season with 20 points with a win
over Lindum who were all out for 182, Will Wright hitting 50. Bourne lost only two wickets reaching their
target, Conrad Louth making 58 and Rob Bentley 73.
Market Rasen’s second season in the league off began well
with a five wicket win over near neighbours Grimsby who were bowled out for 102.New signing Jack Harrison took two wickets for Grimsby with 37 runs on
the board but Paul Martin and Graeme Bell joined forces to push the total along
and take Rasen to a comfortable victory.
The next league meeting is on July 8th at Lindum CC at 7.30pm.
View all scorecards by going into Matches then Results. Tables can be found under Competitions.