Boston Cricket Club bowl over opposition with awards

Dave Newman, who scored 1001 runs for Boston last season, receives the batting trophy from Chris Farmer, CEO of Lincolnshire County Cricket Club. EMN-150311-112809002
Dave Newman, who scored 1001 runs for Boston last season, receives the batting trophy from Chris Farmer, CEO of Lincolnshire County Cricket Club. EMN-150311-112809002

Boston Cricket Club were among the trophies at the annual presentations of the South Lincolnshire and Border League.

As well as winning the Premier Division, the club were awarded the runners-up trophy in Division One and the Chairman’s Club of the Year Award.

Boston CC captain Tom Baxter receives the Premier Division trophy from Chris Farmer CEO of Lincolnshire County Cricket Club. EMN-150311-112833002

Boston CC captain Tom Baxter receives the Premier Division trophy from Chris Farmer CEO of Lincolnshire County Cricket Club. EMN-150311-112833002

Individual winners included Boston’s Dave Newman, whose 1,001 runs earned him the senior batting trophy for the Premier Division. Newman was unbeaten in five of his 19 innings and averaged 71.5 with the bat. His highest score was 155 not out.

In the same division the senior bowling trophy was won by Boston’s Scott Elleray who picked up five wickets on four occasions during the season. His best figures were 6-19.

The senior bowling award in Division One went to Tim Bell of Boston Second XI. His 52 wickets produced an average of 8.63 and his best was a seven-wicket haul for 23 runs.

Boston’s Tom Poole was the division’s top wicketkeeper, with 19 victims to his name.

The trophies were presented by Chris Farmer, CEO of Lincolnshire County Cricket Club.

The full list of winners:

Premier Division: Winners - Boston; runners-up - Sleaford 2nds; junior batting Jack Wilson (Sleaford 2nds); junior bowling Thomas Ward (Belton Park); senior batting Dave Newman (Boston); senior bowling Scott Elleray (Boston); wicket keeper Adam Wright (Long Sutton)

Division One: Winners - Market Deeping 2nds; runners-up - Boston 2nds; junior batting Max Bauer (Lindum); junior bowling Jackson Andrews (Market Deeping 2nds); senior batting Mike Stanley (Billingborough 2nds); senior bowling Tim Bell (Boston 2nds); wicket keeper Tom Poole (Boston 2nds)

Division Two: winners - Baston; runners-up - Timberland; junior batting Jaden Fell (Grantham 4ths); junior bowling Mason Hilldrith (Grantham 4ths); senior batting Ian Robinson (Grantham 4ths); senior bowling Adam Hilless (Baston); wicket keeper Ben Hudson (Baston).

Chairman’s Club of the Year Award - Boston.