August 19, 2019 8.00 am This story is over 28 months old

Cricket: Another win for league leaders Bassingham

Heckington and Lindum were also victorious in Division 3

League leaders Bassingham continued their impressive form with a comprehensive victory against Carholme in the Lincoln & District Cricket League (Division 3).

Bassingham batted first on Sunday and finished on a total of 110 all out after around 38 overs. Joseph Broomfield top scored for the hosts with 47 before being caught at gully.

Tom Yonge was the pick of the bowlers for the hosts as he took six wickets and conceded just eight runs from his nine overs.

Joseph Broomfield and Jamie Paul batting during Bassingham’s innings.

Josh Wildone took two wickets and conceded 19 runs in his seven overs, while Josh Stamp took one wicket and conceded just two runs in two overs.

Alex Nightingale top scored for Carholme with 16 runs before being bowled out by Yonge. Carholme finished on a total of 32 all out after around 18 overs.

Winning team photo after Heckington beat Revesby. Photo: Tony Carter

Heckington made it back-to-back wins with a 104-run victory away against Revesby’s 2nd XI.

Revesby won the toss and put Heckington into bat, restricting their opponents to 170/8.

Steve Scott top scored for the visitors with a score of 95 not out. Robbie Townsend and Harry Maplethorpe added 24 and 15 respectively.

Heckington’s star man against Revesby Steve Scott. Photo: Tony Carter

Revesby’s Simon May and Chris Liversidge both took two wickets, with Richard Tonge, Aahad Khalid and Tom Sewell each taking one. Wicketkeeper Christian James made two catches and one run out.

In reply Revesby’s batters were restricted to 66 all out as Scott took five wickets.

Heckington team captain Tony Carter said the key point was the wicket of Rob Jeffery, who scored 26 runs before being caught out by Scott. Carter and Callum Kopp each took two wickets with the other being taken by Maplethorpe.

Paul File managed 20 runs for Revesby, but losing nine wickets for just nine runs proved costly for the hosts.

Heckington in action in bat against Revesby. Photo: Tony Carter

Lindum Academy claimed an 11-run victory in their mid-table clash away against Bracebridge Heath.

Lindum batted first with Rob Noble top scoring with 83 runs as the visitors finished on a total of 195/9 from around 40 overs.

Alex Cook and James Pudney each took three wickets for Bracebridge Heath. The other wickets were taken by Pierce Hudson and Will Davies and there was also one run out.

In reply Bracebridge Heath hit a total of 184 all out with Max Moor and Alex Cook scoring 70 and 48 runs respectively.

For the full results in the Lincoln & District Cricket League (Division 3) click here.

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