Stamford Town end long wait for Burghley sixes title

Despite this dismissal, Zac Chappell was player-of-the-tournament at the Burghley Park six-a-side tournament. Photo: John Evely.
Despite this dismissal, Zac Chappell was player-of-the-tournament at the Burghley Park six-a-side tournament. Photo: John Evely.
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Stamford Town clinched their first Burghley Park six-a-side crown for 17 years with a comfortable 31-run win over Nassington in last night’s (July 11) final.

Stamford’s Zac Chappell was named player-of-the-tournament after scoring 27 in the final and in an easy semi-final win over Uppingham.

Stamford posted 78-4 in the final and restricted Nassington to 47-4 in reply. They’d held Uppingham to just 44-3 in the semi-fina, a total they passed wothout losing a wicket.

Nassington beat Empingham by 23 runs in their semi-final are amassing 78-2 in their five overs.

Results

Semi-finals

NASSINGTON 78-2 (D. Robinson 32no, M. Denny 2-5) beat EMPINGHAM 55-3 (M. Coburn 30) by 23 runs.

UPPINGHAM 44-3 (S. Hodson 20). lost to STAMFORD 45-0 (Z. Chappell 27no).

Final

STAMFORD 78-4 (Z. Chappell 27) beat NASSINGTOn 47-4 by 31 runs.