Classy Calpin wins the day for Orton Park, veterans shine for Market Deeping, but an unbroken 252-run opening stand can’t save Uffington from defeat

Young left-armer Oli Calpin bowled Orton Park seconds to a 20-run win at Newborough in South Lincs Division One on Saturday (April 17).

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David Cooper struck 63 for Newborough against Orton Park.

Calpin bagged 6-22 as Newborough fell short of Orton’s 171 despite 63 from opener David Cooper.

Earlier Andy Bennett had rescued the Orton innings with a well struck 75 batting at number seven.

In Division Two Uffington managed to lose to Belton Park despite a 252-run unbroken opening stand between Damien Herrick (131no) and Felix Cunningham (101no). Belton passed that total for the loss of four wickets,

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Market Deeping seconds beat arch rivals Bourne seconds by 56 runs in a Premier Division clash at the Abbey Lawns. Veterans Chris Jones (68) and Dave Gillett (50) starred for Deeping who amassed 230-8 in their 45 overs.

Local big guns Bourne and Peterborough met in a pre-season friendly at the Abbey Lawns on Sunday (April 18) with the visitors winning a high-scoring game by five wickets. Captain David Clarke (91) and Josh Smith (80) top scored for Town with Jack Berry making 80 for Bourne.