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Mixed bag during week four

It was a mixed bag of results for Sileby in the fourth round of fixtures in the Leicestershire & Rutland League as they covered all bases with a win, winning draw, losing draw and a loss from their matches. It was a case of the good, bad and the ugly...
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Joe Orton Cup rescheduled

Sileby’s first round clash with Shepshed Town in the Joe Orton Cup has been rescheduled after the initial game was abandoned. The game had already been reduced to ten overs per-side due to the weather but play was called to a halt at the end of the sixth over with Sileby...
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Sides learn their cup fates

The Firsts and Thirds both have home ties to look forward to after both progressed in cup competitions. Jigar Naik’s men have the reward of a home tie for their efforts in the win v Walsall when they host Swarkestone at Mill Lane on 4 June. The Thirds face up...
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Bates leading wicket taker in the country

Youngster Harry Bates’ performance at the weekend sees him sit top of the national rankings. The seamer, who took 7-54 in our National Knockout win over Walsall is the joint leading wicket taker in the competition and his seven wicket burst is the best return so far in the competition...
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Gale & Bates See 1s to Nationals Round Three

A century from Luke Gale and a 7-wicket haul from teenager Harry Bates saw Sileby to a stunning 65 run win over Walsall in round two. Both players set club records in the National Knock Out in the process, with Gale’s 112 coming from 96 balls, with the opener piling...
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Round three roundup

There was a maiden century, two five-fers, four wins from four – including a nail biting one run win in a huge local derby as well as heartbreak in the T20 as home advantage didn’t guarantee a passage through for Sileby. Clashes between local rivals Sileby and Barrow rarely turn out to...
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Round two roundup

The second round of the Leicestershire & Rutland League season brought more positive results for our sides and the weekend as a whole brought some excellent performances as three players bagged hundreds, one scored their maiden fifty and there was a five wicket haul from an old stager. Saturday saw...
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It’s T20 day at Mill Lane

Today sees the first regional group rounds of the T20 competition, with Sileby hosting Leicester Ivanhoe and Kegworth Town. The first game begins at 10am with the bar and BBQ from midday. There will be three matches with all three sides playing one another once with the team with the...
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