Market Deeping bowler Ibrahim Javed takes six wickets in just 13 deliveries in Stamford KO Shield match
A sensational spell of bowling from Ibrahim Javed booked Market Deeping's place in the semi-finals of the Stamford KO Shield on Monday night.
Javed returned a remarkable 6-3 from just 13 deliveries as Shield holders Deeping defeated the City club in their quarter-final clash.
Deeping had batted first and made an impressive 205-2 from their 20 overs.
Their opening pair of Josh Smith and Connor Gillett signalled Deeping's intentions from the off with a fine 129-run opening stand.
Smith smashed six fours and three sixes in his 62 while Gillett was equally prolific with four fours and three sixes in his 66.
James Hook and Joe Malton then took over to take Deeping past the 200-run mark with unbeaten knocks of 40 and 23 respectively.
Usman Sadiq led the City club's reply by blasting five sixes and three fours in a quick-fire 54 before he fell to Javid.
Javid then ripped through the hosts' middle order before Hook collected a couple of wickets to dismiss the City club for 168.
Stamford Town went down by five wickets in their home clash with Peterborough Town.
The hosts had made 110-8 from their 20 overs with Alex Birch top-scoring with 23 and James Ferrow adding some late impetus with 18.
Dhaanyaal Iqbal took 5-15 for Peterborough who then secured the win inside 14 overs with Birch claiming 3-8 for Stamford.
Uppingham bowed out after a low-scoring clash with Castor who triumphed by 27 runs.
Marcus Papworth (39) and Stuart Dockerill (23no) had top-scored for Castor who made 91-7 from their 20 overs.
Uppingham were then bowled out for 65 in their reply as Dockerill took 3-8 from four overs to help Castor to victory.
Bourne should also have been in action on Monday night in the quarter-finals but opponents Ufford Park conceded the contest leaving the Abbey Lawn side to progress to the last four.