Peterborough Town enter Stamford Shield, Jaidka Cup latest, friendlies arranged
Peterborough Town CC have entered the Stamford KO T20 Shield for the first time.
The city side have become an accomplished outfit in the shortest format in recent seasons. They have reached the last four of the National T20 Cup and have been regular winners of the Northants T20 competition.
They have a bye in the first round of the Stamford Shield..
Draw: Ketton Sports v Market Deeping, Nassington v Bourne, Ufford Park v Burghley Park, Barnack v Uppingham. Byes: Kings Keys, Castor, Stamford Town, Peterborough Town.
Stamford Charity T20 Cup first round draw: Bourne v Uppingham, Barnack v Ketton Sports, Kings Keys v Market Deeping, Castor v Ufford Park. Byes: Orton Park, Nassington, Burghley Park, Stamford Town.
Discussions on the future of the Jaidka Cup T20 competition are currently ongoing. The competition was cancelled last season and the 2019 final between Town and Bourne was never played.
Town, who have raised £20k from a crowdfunding enterprise to cover financial losses caused by Covid, have arranged pre-season friendlies at Wisbech (April 10) anb Bourne (April 18).
Town are due to open their Northants Premier Division season against Desborough at Bretton Gate on April 24.Oundle open their top-flight campaign at Rushden & Higham.
Bourne are due at neighbours Market Deeping for their first Lincs Premier Division game also on April 24.