Troops in form with both bat and ball

Ben Troops.
Ben Troops.

SLBL Premier Division

Spalding 2nds 114, Boston 2nds 115-2 - Boston won by eight wickets.

Ben Troops and Mahir Yousuff helped Boston Seconds reach an eight-wicket victory against Spalding Seconds.

The batsmen hit 31 and 48 runs respectively to help the Mayflower men to victory in 24 overs.

They had been given the target of 115 following good bowling from Boston, which saw the away side all out in the 39th over.

Troops and Damian Lawson claimed three wickets apiece, with support coming from Michael Troops (two), Dan Fox and Wills Barker.

The Seconds are without a fixture this weekend.

SLBL Division One

Boston 3rds 102, Welby Cavaliers 106-3 - Welby won by seven wickets.

Boston Thirds were defeated by seven wickets when they hosted Welby Cavaliers on Saturday.

Shaun Moore (19), Ben Newton (18), Sean Barnett (16) and Ian Morris (14) had helped Boston reach 102 before being dismissed.

However, the away side needed les than 25 overs to claim victory.

Welby wickets were taken by Morris, Moore and Guy Elsam.

Boston Thirds travel to Claypole firsts on Saturday.

Lincoln and District League

Division One

Boston Sunday 2nds 118-9, Heighington - Boston won by 36 runs.

Boston CC Sunday Seconds claimed a 36-run victory at Heighington.

Wills Barker (26 not out), Mahir Yousuff (22), Rowan Evans (20) and Dan Fox (20 not out) set the hosts a target they couldn’t match.

Wickets were taken by Evans (4-4), Barker (3-20), Fox (2-25) and Joe Gilbert (1-18) as Heighington were dismisses shy of a winning total.

The result leaves Boston Sunday Seconds third in the Lincoln and District League Division One.

On Sunday the Seconds host league leaders Cherry Willingham at the Mayflower.