CRICKET: Lincs triumph in second Unicorns Trophy match

Lincolnshire produced a strong performance to secure victory against Cumberland at Penrith in their second Unicorns Trophy match.

Winning the toss, Lincs batted first in cool conditions on a flat dry wicket. Again, openers Louis Kimber and Jonny Tattersall gave Grantham a good start with another century partnership before Kimber fell for 40 in the 21st over. Tattersall continued the progress until an unfortunate run out for a top score of 82.

Further useful contributions from Matt Lineker (33), Adam Tillcock (26) and Dominic Brown (a rapid 31) kept the scoreboard moving for Lincs to reach 262 all out off the final allotted ball.

In an all round team effort,Lincolnshire win by 130 runs with Tillcock mopping up to finish with 5-32.

This Sunday, Lincolnshire and Norfolk meet at Bracebridge Heath, with an 11am start. Spectators welcome.