Club News

4s dig in for win number 7

Some more late order fight and another bowler bagging 7-fer helped the Fours defy a top order struggle to and claim a seventh win of the season. A dry and highly inconsistent pitch welcomed the, at Markfield’s Jubilee Playing field with the home side, Asian Sports 4s, opting to field...
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Klein bags first County 6-fer

Sileby’s Leicestershire contract player came away with best first class figures for the county – despite a difficult day for the county. The left armed picked up 6-142 and also contributed to the dismissal of top scorer Samit Patel by taking the catch off Colin Ackerman’s bowling. Congratulations Dieter....
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Naik picks up maiden Dorset 10-fer

Club Captain Jigar Naik picked up his first 10 wicket match haul for his minor counties side, Dorset. The off spinner picked up 3-99 and 7-46 in Dorset’s defeat to Wiltshire at Corsham. The 10-for comes off the back of picking up 5 for the Firsts against Market Harborough at...
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Firsts turn in stunning Harborough display

A century from Luke Gale, a fifty from Dave Torr and a five wicket haul was the backbone of a thoroughly professional job by the First XI as they headed home from Fairfield Road with a 30 point haul. Gale and Torr shared in an opening stand of 159 with...
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Seconds claim Oakham victory

A half century from Richard Preston helped the Seconds to a three wicket win over Oakham’s First XI at Mill Lane. In truth, it was more the Seconds v Wes Durston as the former Somerset, Unicorns and Derbyshire all rounder plundered an unbeaten 153 out of his sides 199 for...
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Thirds suffer Newtown reverse

A vastly experienced Newtown Linford Seconds side proved to be too much for the Thirds, who slipped to an 8-wicket defeat at Main Street. Having opted to bat first and we’re indebted to Lewis Burnip’s 48 to help boost them to 184 for 9 from their 45 overs. Steve Bailey...
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Rossiter bowls Ladies to victory

Opening bat Molly Rossiter put her run out disappointments from Saturday behind her to star with the ball for the Ladies in their hard fought win over Ibstock Vixens. With skipper Vicky Lay opting to bat first, she would have hoped for a stronger showing from her side as they...
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Batts bags maiden 50

The Sunday XI gained another win in Grantham League Division One with notable performances from Nick Batts, Ryan Dawson and skipper Chris Preston. The 90-plus run win over Ashby Carington was built on a first innings batting display of 240 of which Batts and Dawson both made significant contributions. Batts...
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Barber bags a trick in 4s victory

In another weekend that brought more firsts players representing our sides, none was more spectacular than Mark Barber’s hat-trick in the 4s narrow win over Loughborough Carillon 3s. Barber, who’d not bagged a hat-trick before in his career, returned match winning figures of 7 wickets for 8 runs as the...
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Ladies Team vs Ibstock – Sunday 18th June

Looking to capitalise on our recent success in both the league and our friendlies the ladies team will play Ibstock on Sunday in a home fixture. We got our season off to a winning start scoring 246-5 off our 40 overs with our tight bowling and fielding limiting Ibstock to...
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