LINCS PREMIER DIVISION: Bourne bashed, losing draw for Deeping

It wasn't the best of days (May 28) for Bourne and Market Deeping in the Lincs Premier Division.

Saturday, 28th May 2016, 10:48 pm
Updated Sunday, 29th May 2016, 12:13 am
Jack Berry on his way to a well-struck 44 for Bourne against Lincoln. Photo: Tim Wilson.

Bourne were thrashed by six wickets by Lincoln at the Abbey Lawns, while Deeping had much the worst of a draw at reigning champions Bracebridge Heath.

Bourne were almost beaten even more heavily as they slumped to 27-5 and 64-8 before number nine Jack Berry struck 44 of a total of 139.

Lincoln slipped to 16-2, but Minor Counties player Luke Robinson smacked an unbeaten 87 from just 62 balls to power his side home in just 23 overs and four balls.

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Tom Dixon hits out for Bourne against Lincoln. Photo: Tim Wilson.

Deeping had Bracebridge in trouble at 108-7, but let them escape to 197. Zac Simmonds (4-72) was Deeping’s top bowler.

Deeping the batted terribly up top as they crashed to 22-5 before captain Dave Gillett (59no) led them to safety. As a result Deeping dropped out of a tie for first place to third position behind Grantham and Lincoln.

Bourne are seventh ahead of their appearance in Winkworth Cup Twenty/20 Finals day at Sleaford on Monday (May 30).

BOURNE lost to LINCOLN by 6 wkts

Ben Collins on the run for Bourne against Lincoln. Photo: Tim Wilson.

Bourne 139 (J. Berry 44, C. Wilson 20, J. Kimber 6-31).

Lincoln 141-4 (L. Robinson 87no).

BRACEBRIDGE HEATH drew with MARKET DEEPING

Bracebridge Heath 197 (M. Carter 67, B. Houston 35, Z. Simmonds 4-72, D. Bendon 2-24).

Tom Dixon hits out for Bourne against Lincoln. Photo: Tim Wilson.

Market Deeping 119-8 (D. Gillett 59no, A. King 4-38).

Ben Collins on the run for Bourne against Lincoln. Photo: Tim Wilson.