RUTLAND LEAGUE: Deeping smash their way out of bottom two, Peterborough Town in trouble after losing a thriller at leaders

Market Deeping blazed their way out of the Division One relegation zone yesterday (July 16).

Monday, 17th July 2017, 3:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:29 am
Nick Green cracked 63 for Market Deeping against Stamford.

Deeping were at Stamford in a battle of the bottom two and stormed to a 118-run win.

Half centuries from Nick Green, Dave Sargeant and Dave Gillett pushed Deeping up to 282-9 in 45 overs.

Josh Smith added 39 and then took 3-48 as Stamford were dismissed for 164. Zac Simmonds also bagged three wickets.

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Alex Mitchell blasted 60 for Peterborough Town at Wisbech.

That win dropped Peterborough Town into the drop zone, although they came close to toppling runaway leaders Wisbech Town in a thriller at Harecroft Road.

Scott Howard (66), Chris Milner (64), and Alex Mitchell (60) all scored well in Peterborough’s 219-6, but Parth Patel (59no) eventually saw Wisbech home.

Grantham eased away from the bottom places with an easy eight-wicket win at home to Ketton, but Barnack still have to be careful after their four-wicket defeat at home to in-form Nassington.

Nassington’s star Sri Lankan Mohammed Shifran (2-2 & 42no) was again in form. James Pope (3-11) also bowled well for the winners.

Alex Mitchell blasted 60 for Peterborough Town at Wisbech.


BARNACK lost to NASSINGTON by 4 wkts

Barnack 146 (M. Hammad 32, M. Shahid 24, T. Ahmed 22, J. Pope 3-11, M. Shifran 2-2, Hugo Bell 2-38, T. Lomas 2-39).

Nassington 147-6 (M. Shifran 42no, T. Norman 40, Hamish Bell 20, W. Butt 3-44, M. Shahid 2-28)

Grantham beat Ketton by 8 wkts

Ketton 106 (S. Mahmood 38, S. Peters 4-47).

Grantham 107-2 (R. Carnelly 50no).

Stamford lost to Market Deeping by 118 runs

Market Deeping 282-9 (N. Green 63, D. Sargeant 58, D. Gillett 53, J. Smith 39, B. Peck 3-49, L. Dave 3-71).

Stamford 164 (H. Parkes 32, T. Williams 29, R. Witt 3-33, Z. Simmonds 3-45, J. Smith 3-48).


Town 219-6 (S. Howard 66, C. Milner 64, A. Mitchell 60, B. Ellis 3-47).

Wisbech 222-9 (P. Patel 59no, D. Stannard 47, A. Anthony 31, D. Oldfield 23, F. Adil 2-20, C. Parnell 2-24, N. Haider 2-44).