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PJ Ton Inspires Win

An unbeaten Prasanna Jayawardena century secured a convincing 16-point victory for Woodhall Spa on Saturday in its latest Lincolnshire ECB Premier League encounter at bottom of the table Nettleham.Chasing the home side’s 194, Jayawardena was the standout performer with a run-a-ball innings that also included 15 boundaries. The bulk of the run-chase had been hauled in after he shared in a 107 run partnership for the second wicket with under-15 player Henry Wilson who had opened the innings ...

July 26, 2016 12:00 am

Timby Tonks A Ton

Seventeen-year-old Jack Timby scored a maiden Lincs ECB Premier League century in his side’s losing draw at home to high flyers Bracebridge Heath on Saturday.The wicket-keeper and opening batsman scored exactly 100 off 146 balls as his side finished on 209-7 chasing a formidable 300 for victory. The right hander batted for almost three hours and showed hi skill against both pace and spin bowlers before losing his wicket in search of extra runs for extra team bonus points. Having missed out...

July 18, 2016 12:00 am

Firsts and Seconds Return To Winning Ways

Woodhall Spa CC’s 1stXI returned to winning ways on Saturday with a two wicket victory at Grimsby Town in the Lincolnshire ECB Premier League.Skipper Jack Luffman won the toss in favourable bowling conditions and was again justified in his decision as his opening bowlers of Jean-Pierre Prinsloo and Alfie Lindsey (1-12) took a wicket each to reduce the home side to 30-2. Both bowlers bowled with control and skill and when they were changed for Joe And Mark Irving, the latter making his Prem...

June 27, 2016 12:00 am

Drama As Firsts Tie

Needing two to win from the final delivery Woodhall Spa’s final wicket pair of Connor Parsons and Jean-Pierre Prinsloo mustered the one needed to tie the game against rivals Boston in the Lincs ECB Premier League encounter. Both teams finished 217-9 from their 50 overs and each claimed 13 points. It was a topsy turvy affair and a game the Spa know they should’ve won as from 140-2 with more than 18 overs to go the game was well in control but a flow of middle-order wickets meant that the lower or...

June 6, 2016 12:00 am

Beer Festival Ready to Go

Preparations for this weekend's Beer Festival are in their final stages. The weekend begins at 12.30pm on Saturday when the bars will be open offering more than 40 beers, ciders and wines. Crowds will be entertained by live music throughout the day and evening and form 2pm a Twenty20 match between a WSCC XI and a Veterans XI will take place.

May 27, 2016 12:00 am

Harmison Completes Masters Team

Ashes hero Steve Harmison has completed the line-up for the PCA England Masters line-up which is now just a week away. The Durham born fast bowler, who now does a lot of TV punditry work for Sky, will take his place alongside fellow 2005 fast bowling quartet Simon Jones and Matthew Hoggard - just the talismanic Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff is now missing from the four. The full PCA England Masters line-up now reads: Mark Ramprakash (c) Paul Nixon (wk) Matthew Hoggard Simon Jones Steve Harmison Owai...

May 24, 2016 12:00 am

Timby Moves Up To Second

Well done Paul Timby for being team of the week. Ann Luffman holds on to top spot for the fifth week in a row.   Next weekend (including bank holiday Monday) is the next round of the cup.

May 23, 2016 12:00 am