Rain put a dampener on Saturday’s Lincolnshire League cricket programme.
A depleted Market Rasen Cricket Club Sunday 1st XI travelled to London Road to face the newly promoted Sleaford CC.
On Saturday Market Rasen Cricket Club’s 1st XI travelled to Bracebridge Heath to attempt to turn around their fortunes following a defeat and cancellation in recent games.
CRICKET: Owmby continue to struggle while South Kelsey ease relegation fears with a win over Caistor 3rds
Several of our village cricket teams failed to beat the weather on Saturday, though Owmby and South Kelsey were lucky and got a game in.
A win for Middle Rasen Cricket Club against Scothern Sunday XI has put them joint top of the Lincoln and District League Division 1 with Branston Cricket Club.
Caistor 1st team managed to get off the bottom of the Lincolnshire Cricket League Premier Division as they beat Nettleham by four wickets at Brigg Road in a game restricted by the weather.
Our local clubs who managed to beat the showers on Saturday had a mixed bag of results in the Lincolnshire League programme.
The bank holiday weather turned up a week late and did its best to wreck the weekend for Market Rasen Cricket Club.
Owmby Cricket Club made the journey to play Louth 2nds at their London Road Ground and lost out in an exciting contest by just three runs.
Market Rasen Town Cricket Club were fortunate enough to receive a grant of £750 from the town’s Masons over the winter.
On a bitterly cold weekend, Market Rasen Town Cricket Club’s 2nd XIs put in a pair of displays to warm the cockles of those supporters hardy enough to brave the arctic conditions.
The best win of the day in the local Lincolnshire Cricket League programme came from Caistor 2nds who travelled to Augusta Street to play Grimsby Town 2nd team in Division 2 and came away with an impressive six wicket win.
With both Caistor 1st Xl and Market Rasen 1st team without games in the Lincolnshire Premier League on Saturday our village clubs, as well as 2nd and 3rd teams had the focus on them, with mixed results.
After more than a decade, Market Rasen Town Cricket Club are back in the Premier Division of the Lincolnshire League and has also signed up Rase Distribution as headline sponsors for the 2013 season.
The sun may have shone, but it was a dismal day in terms of results for our local sides as the Lincolnshire County Cricket league season opened on Saturday.
With only the contrails from the Red Arrows marring an another-wise blue sky at Rase Park on Saturday, the scene was set for Market Rasen Town Cricket Club’s return to the Premier Division of the Lincolnshire League.
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Weather for Market Rasen
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Temperature: 4 C to 15 C
Wind Speed: 18 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 6 C to 10 C
Wind Speed: 21 mph
Wind direction: North west