It’s official! Lincolnshire now has one of the top eight T20 league teams in the country.
Bracebridge Heath have reached the quarter-final stage of the Vitality Club T20 competition. The Lincoln-based club beat rivals from neighbouring counties Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire on Sunday 5 th August to reach the latter stages of the national club competition.
As a result, they will be hosting Hanging Heaton CC from the Bradford League this coming Sunday, 12 th August, at Cross O’Cliff Court (1pm start).
A win this weekend will see the club progress to the National Finals Day at the 3aaa County Ground, the home of Derbyshire CCC, on Sunday 16 th September.
Bracebridge’s journey to this stage comes after a win in the local arm of the competition, the Winkworth Cup, where they beat Grimsby by 14 runs in the Final.
Sunday’s Area Finals victories against Cuckney (Notts) and Denby (Derbyshire) by 6 runs and 7 wickets respectively, now sees them into their biggest T20 game since 2010.
The achievement of a Lincolnshire club to reach the quarter-finals of a National competition cannot be understated.
We congratulate the club on its achievements so far and wish them all the best for Sunday.
The club welcomes all supporters on the day to help them go one step further and onto Finals Day.