Welcome to the Lincolnshire ECB
Premier League (Follow us on Twitter @LCBPremLge).
The next league meeting takes place on September 27th, 7.30pm at Lindum CC
August 12th: As
Bracebridge Heath marched on at the top, Grantham and Bourne
hung on to second and third places by the skin of their teeth.
Grantham scored a one run victory over Sleaford while
Bourne's win against Lindum came off the penultimate ball of the match.
At Gorse Lane, a sixth wicket partnership of 62 between Dan
Webb and James Keast helped Grantham to 224 for eight.
Webb hit 66 but Sleaford also found batting form on Grantham's good
track, Andy Hibberd putting together stands of 49 with Jack Wilson and 72 with
When Hibberd went for 93, Sleaford needed 17 to win off 21
balls but with two runs needed to win off the final delivery, Adi Sreeharan was
run out, giving Grantham the narrowest of victories.
At Lindum, Richard Bishop hit 61 of the home side's 165 for
eight while Tom Lindsay was unbeaten on 41 at the close.
Bourne were 66 for three when Sam Evison and Carl Wilson got
together to add 48 but the next three wickets went for just five runs,
including Evison for 44. Quewin O'Connor
and Rob Bentley added 26 and Tom Dixon then joined O'Connor to inch his side
towards a three wicket victory which came of the fifth ball of the final over.
Spalding scored a welcome win over Alford, who bowled the
home side out for 167 only to collapse to 94 all out. Spalding stay bottom but Grimsby Town are still in danger
in 11th place following defeat at Market Deeping. Ali Sharpe took five wickets as Grimsby were
bowled out for 133 and Nick Green added another 72 to his growing total of runs
as Deeping claimed a four wicket win.
Boston moved up a place in the table after Paul Deans took
five Woodhall Spa wickets to help bowl the home side out for 171, a total
Boston overtook for the loss of six wickets.
Bracebridge Heath once again topped the 300 mark at Louth,
Matt Lineker hitting 118 and Matt Carter 69 in their side's total of 337 for
seven. The home side were then bowled
out for 110, Alex Willerton taking five wickets.
Spectators are welcome at all of our matches. If you would like a copy of the handbook with all the fixtures, please contact the league fixture secretary.
Photos of the league presentation night are under Community - click on Gallery then presentations in the drop down box.