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Duo hit centuries for Uffington before Maddie claims four-wicket haul




Bourne 2nds made it four wins from four South Lincs and Border League Premier Division matches after pipping Grantham in a close contest at the Abbey Lawn on Saturday.

They reached their victory target with just two balls to spare to continue their unbeaten start to the campaign.

Adam Hilless had helped himself to three wickets as Grantham made 180-5 from their 45 overs with opener Stewart Mudie carrying his bat for an unbeaten 83 not out.

James Tickler made 26 for Bourne 2nds. (10260567)
James Tickler made 26 for Bourne 2nds. (10260567)

James Tickler (26) and Jon Howard (19) then resurrected the Bourne run chase after they lost a couple of early wickets.

Josh Bentley then blasted 51 before Ben Woodward's unbeaten 48 not out took them past the winning post in the final over.

Billingborough's trip to Belton Park fell foul of the wet weather.

Stamford 2nds were edged out by visiting Claypole in a low-scoring Division One clash at Uffington Road.

Town had managed to dismiss their visitors for 108, but then fell 21 runs short in their run chase.

The experienced Chris Birch had bagged 4-15 from eight overs with Ben Doyle (2-21) and Richard Field (2-23) also among the wickets for Stamford.

Steve Holland top-scored with 29 for Stamford in their reply while Birch blasted 22, but none of the other batsmen made double figures as Matthew Revill's 5-16 proved pivotal in Claypole bowling Town out for 87.

Market Deeping 2nds won an early table-topping tussle with Welby following a 44-run success.

Deeping had made 162-8 from their 40 overs before bowling out their hosts for 118.

Damien Herrick hit a century for Uffington. (10260188)
Damien Herrick hit a century for Uffington. (10260188)

Damien Herrick and Ivan Wilson both hit unbeaten centuries as Uffington beat Long Sutton 2nds by 74 runs in their Division Two tussle.

The duo had both reached the 100 mark by the close of play as Uffington finished their 45 overs on 217-2

Maddie Pike and Lucy Britton then took centre stage to help skittle Long Sutton for 143 in their reply.

Pike pocketed 4-28 from 9.1 overs while Britton bagged 2-29 from 10 overs to secure the success despite Jeremy Smith's half-century for the visitors.

Billingborough 2nds went down to a 25-run home defeat against Grantham 3rds in the same division.

They bowled out their visitors for 154 with Riley Pickwell picking up 3-34 from nine overs while Mark Pilgrim and Robert Arnold both took two wickets apiece.

Arnold (11) and Pilgrim (32) then got the Billingborough reply off to a steady start, but Harvey Page (20) and Bill Sadler (45) were the only other batsmen to make double figures as they were bowled out for 129 as Craig Corby claimed 3-19 from 12 overs for the visitors.



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