Three is a magic number for Freiston L&L

FREISTON, Leake and Leverton CC have made it three wins out of three in the East Lindsey League...

East Lindsey League

Freiston L&L 1sts 182-9, Grimoldby 163 - FLL won by 19 runs.

FREISTON made it three wins out of three league games as they beat Grimoldby.

Having been put into bat first, Freiston lost both openers inside the first four overs, Zeeshan Saeed and Sunil Panjwani being dismissed.

Umar Dar and Richard Paul rebuilt the innings, adding 46 before Dar was trapped lbw for 20 and Paul was bowled for 35.

Ashok Kumar and Stewart Kirtley added 50 inside 10 overs, Kirtley making 20 before he was bowled.

Kumar brought up his first 50 of the season before being bowled for 51.

Some strong late order hitting from Sean Burns, which included a six into the road, saw Freiston bring up maximum batting points in the final over.

Freiston began superbly in the field.

Opening bowlers Burns and Paul Chester restricted Grimoldby to two runs an over.

The pressure built by the hosts told when Cherry was trapped lbw by Kumar for 17. Freiston kept the pressure on as some disciplined bowling and sharp fielding meant Grimoldby were on only 47-1 at the half way stage.

JP Horton picked up a wicket as he had Garlick superbly caught and bowled.

John Goodfellow had Pledge comfortably caught by Horton and Paul dismissed Brader, caught by Chester.

Goodfellow continued to pick up wickets as he had Marsden caught for 28 and Spooner caught for six, eventually taking four wickets.

Grimoldby’s Keefe made 47 before he became the second of Burns’ victims in the final over, as Grimoldby were all out.

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Freiston L&L 2nds 182-7, Friskney 116 - FLL won by 66 runs.

FREISTON seconds won their first game of the season at Friskney.

In bat, Freiston slipped to 49-4 following three wickets from Lawson.

However Rob Sexton and Rob Burns rebuilt the innings - putting on 72, which included Sexton bringing up his second 50 of the season

Burns was dismissed for 19 and Sexton went for 62, both dismissed by Troops.

Graham Kirtley (25 no) and Charles Lenton (25 no) used the final overs well as they plundered an impressive 48 from the final five overs as Freiston amassed a competitive 182.

With the ball, Freiston’s Tommy Atkinson picked up three wickets in his opening spell, including catches from Auldwyn Lindsey and Michael Burman.

Charles Lenton had Fernando superbly caught by Burman and Wilson was run out for 17.

Lenton had Newton caught by Burman, who then chipped in with two wickets.

Troops (28) and Liu added 54 but the partnership was broken when Booth bowled Liu for 19 to see Friskney all out for 116.