Market Deeping have set up a mouth-watering quarter-final clash with arch rivals Bourne in the Stamford Charity Cup
Deeping beat Stamford by 40 runs in the first round last night thanks to a 175-run opening stand between Alex Wheatley (84) and Emile Kreik (83). Deeping closed their 20-over innings on 178-2 before restricting Stamford to 138-8. Tim Juggins struck an unbeaten 54 for Stamford.
Bourne received a bye into the last eight. Bourne have already beaten Deeping in the Winkworth Cup this season and the teams are also scheduled to meet in the Jaidka Cup.
Nassington and Burghley Park also made progress in the Charity Cup last night at the expense of Barnack and Ufford Park respectively. They will now meet in the last eight.
Tom Norman (43) and 15 year-old Harrison Craig (3-14) were the stars of Nassington’s six-wicket win over Barnack. Tas Ahmed (45no) batted throughout Barnack’s innings of 87-9.
Prolific pair Ross Keymer and Andy Larkin both made half centuries as Ufford Park reached 147-5 in their 20 overs, but Jack Fischer (58) saw Burghley Park home by four wickets with nine balls to spare.
BARNACK lost to NASSINGTON by 6 wkts
Barnack 87-9 (T. Ahmed 45no, H. Craig 3-14, C. Craig 2-16).
Nassington 89-4 (T. Norman 43, C. Craig 20no).
UFFORD PARK lost to BURGHLEY PARK by 4 wkts
Ufford Park 147-5 (R. Keymer 53, A. Larkin 50no, M. Jones 3-40).
Burghley Park 151-6 (J. Fischer 58, N. Fisher 25, W. Javed 3-34).
STAMFORD lost to MARKET DEEPING by 40 runs
Market Deeping 178-2 (A. Wheatley 84, E. Kriek 83).
Stamford 138-8 (T. Juggins 54no, S. Lem 24, N. Williams 20, N. Green 3-31, L. Peacock 2-31)
Burghley Park v Nassington
Market Deeping v Bourne
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