CRICKET: Victory sees Middle Rasen move into joint top spot

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.

Scothern were dismissed for just 103 in 29 overs, Darren Salmon picking up five wickets and Richard Boryszczuk two.

When Middle went to the crease steady progress was made by openers Salmon and Boryszczuk, scoring 20 and 29 respectively before being dismissed. Kevin Salmon added 36, Chris Potter 10 and Haydn Green 7.

But it was the partnership of Aaron Wells, 52 not out, and Tom Boryszczuk, 78 not out, that saw Middle to a winning score of 141 for 5.

This Sunday Middle are at home to fellow table toppers Branston in what could prove a season defining game.