‘Scotch’ rocks Stamford in semi-final win

Adam Scotcher was in cracking all-round form for Nassington against Stamford Town.

Adam Scotcher was in cracking all-round form for Nassington against Stamford Town.

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Nassington and Ufford Park will contest the final of the Stamford KO Shield after comfortable semi-final wins last night (June 23).

Nassington saw off Stamford Town by 28 runs and Ufford Park mauled the Ketton Lions by seven wickets.

Adam Scotcher was the all-round star for Nassington, top scoring with 33 in his side’s 141-5 and then taking 3-27 as Stamford were restricted to 113-9 in reply.

Ufford kept Ketton down to 134-5 and eased to victory with 11 balls to spare. Andy Larkin (40no) batted throughout for Ufford, while Jon Collen made 39 before retiring hurt with a dislocated finger - an injury sustained when diving into his crease to complete a quick single.

The final will take place on Monday, July 14 at a venue to be confirmed.

Scores

NASSINGTON 141-5 (A. Scotcher 42, D. Robinson 33, T. Norman 33).

STAMFORD 113-9 (A. Scotcher 3-27).

KETTON LIONS 134-5 (D. Cotton 40no, M. Bird 26, J. Gallimore 20no).

UFFORD PARK 137-3 (A. Larkin 40no, J. Collen 39ret).