Surprise 2015 winners King’s Keys start the defence of their Stamford KO Shield with a trip to Barnack tonight (May 16, 6pm).
The city side beat Twenty/20 specialists Nassington and Market Deeping en eroute to glory last season, despite playing the majority of their cricket at Rutland Division Two level.
Deeping host Bourne in the pick of the first round matches. Bourne have already beaten Deeping in the Lincs Premier Division’s Winkworth Cup and they face a two-legged play-off for a place in the Jaidka Cup semi-finals, the first of which takes place at the Abbey Lawns on Wednesday (May 18).
Monday, May 16
Stamford KO Shield: Uffington v Stamford Town, Ketton Lions v Nassington, Barnack v King’s Keys, Castor v Uppingham, Market Deeping v Bourne, Hampton v Burghley Park. Orton Park have conceded their tie to Ufford Park.
Tuesday, May 17
Jaidka Cup: Oundle v Nassington.
Wednesday, May 18
Jaidka Cup: Bourne v Market Deeping, Barnack v Peterborough Town, Wisbech v Ramsey.