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Thirds reach Challenge Cup final

The Thirds produced an excellent all round display to reach the final of the Challenge Cup with a five wicket win at home to Fatana. The visitors 177 all out was built around just three knocks as skipper Vikram Goraniya (89), number three Jeta Karavadra (33) and number nine Bhola...
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Firsts stretch lead at the top of Premier League

Sileby’s fairytale season continued apace as they picked up a league double over local rivals Barrow Town as Jake Gillett continued his good recent form with an unbeaten 82 to ease his side to a comfortable seven wicket win. Earlier in the piece Barrow had been put in but hadn’t...
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All round Charity helps 2s bounce back

Joe Charity starred with both bat and ball as the Seconds bounced back from their trouncing against Hinckley with a winning draw at Uppingham Town. The right hander was the mainstay of the Sileby batting as he finished an agonising three runs short of his third ton of the season...
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Scullion leads 3s to Ivanhoe win

Robert Scullion, in an unfamiliar position of opener, led the way with a half century as the Thirds made it a league double against Leicester Ivanhoe 3s at Mill Lane. Having been put in Sileby made the most of the opportunity as they posted 239 for 6 before declaring two...
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Fours complete Huncote double

The Fours collected another 30 point win as they completed the double over Huncote 2nd XI thanks to another power batting display. Opener James Preston top scored with 95 and his opening partner Stephen Loveridge (54) made it back to back 50s as the Mill Laners posted 286 for 7....
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National KO dream comes to an end

Sileby’s dream run in the Royal London National Knock Out competition came to an abrupt end as a Ockbrook & Borrowash eased to victory by 120 runs thanks to a sparkling spell of bowling from Gareth Young. The seamer produced remarkable figures of 7-6-2-3 as Ockbrook, whose side was sprinkled...
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Sunday 1s keep up pressure at the top

A good second innings bowling display helped the Sunday Firsts to a ‘derby’ win against Rothley Park as they kept pace with Empingham at the top of Grantham League Division One. Both innings’ followed similar patterns, with only four men making it to double figures in Sileby’s 156 all out...
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Ladies stay unbeaten

In what was a case of the last one out from Ockbrook & Borrowash please turn the lights off as both their First XI and Ladies XI converged on Mill Lane, it was the Ladies that came out on top to remain unbeaten at the top of the WML Division...
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Gillett leads Firsts to Premier League summit

An excellent 94 from Jake Gillett anchored the Firsts victory bid against Leicester Ivanhoe – one which saw them move to the top of the Premier League for the first time this season. Having won the toss and put the visitors in, skipper Jigar Naik will have been pleased with...
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Seconds held by defiant Banks

The Seconds consolidated their second place in the table thanks to a winning draw against Leicester Banks, although the home side did a terrific spoiling job to bat out the draw. Having opted to bowl first, the home side kept Sileby, for the most part, in check as they posted...
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