The Lincolnshire Hundred
Lindum Cricket Club
Friday 23rd August
With just under two weeks to go until the Lincolnshire Hundred, Lincolnshire Cricket are delighted to announce more players who will feature on the evening from both the Lincolnshire Premier League XI and the Legends XI.
On the night the match will be played to the Hundred ball format, under floodlights as part of the Lindum CC, Floodlit cricket festival on Friday the 23rd August.
A Lincolnshire Premier League XI, featuring some of the best players currently playing in the highest level of recreational cricket in the county will take on a ‘Lincolnshire Legends XI’ featuring some of the best cricketers to have represented Lincolnshire over the past 20 years. The final of the Lindum floodlit festival will take place after the Lincolnshire Hundred match.
Featuring in the Lincolnshire Premier League XI will be:
Graham West, Louth CC:
Representing Louth CC on the evening will be club stalwart Graham West. Graham is a top order batsman and accomplished wicket keeper who has played over 250 matches for Louth CC 1st XI. With the bat Graham has scored two centuries and 27 scores of 50 or more. Behind the stumps Graham lies fourth in the Lincs Premier League all time list with 182 catches to his name
Scott Elleray, Boston CC:
Representing Boston on the night is Scott Elleray. Scott is a front line bowler who is approaching the 600 wicket landmark for Boston CC in league cricket. Scott has 13, 5 wicket hauls in league cricket for Boston with a best of 7/44. Perhaps more impressive is the fact that he has bowled over 3000 league overs for the club and has a career bowling average of 20.44.
Steven Crossely, Bourne CC:
Steven Crossely is flying the flag for Bourne CC on the night. Steven has just passed the 500 run mark for Bourne on his first season at the club. With a premier league best of 116 n.o Steven has 3 premier league centuries to his name and 35 scores of 50 and above. Previous to joining Bourne, Steven played over 200 games for Grimsby Town where he amassed over 3500 runs for the club.
Appearing for the legends will be:
Brett Houston, ex Lincolnshire CCC (2005 – 2013):
Another ex-captain of the county, Brett was captain in 2013. During his career with Lincs Brett took 131 wickets with a best of 8 for 53 and returned a career bowling average of 21. In addition Brett contributed vital lower order runs scoring just shy of a 1000 runs for the imps with a best of 59. Brett is still a key part of Bracebridge Heath Cricket Club and played a central role in the recent league winning campaign in 2018.
James Clarke, ex Lincolnshire (1997 – 2004)
James debuted for the county back in 1997 vs Cambridgshire at Fenners. A top order batsman James played over 40 times for the county side and amassed 1787 runs for the county with a highest score of 145. In total James scored 4 centuries and 7 fifties for the Imps. Like many of the other Legends, James also captained the county club with distinction.
Mark Fell, ex Nottinghamshire, ex Lincolnshire (1985 – 2013)
A Lincolnshire Legends XI wouldn’t be complete without this man. Middle order batsman and slow left arm bowler, Mark made his professional debut for Nottinghamshire in 1982 and went on to play 20 first class matches and 47 List A games for Notts. For Lincolnshire, Mark played 149 games for the county and scored over 8000 runs at an average of over 40. Mark’s top score was 171 n.o to go with 8 other centuries and 50 scores of 50 and over. Mark also took 96 wickets and held 96 catches. Mark also holds the following LCCC records:
As a player:
- Shared Minor County Championship in 2001
- Won Minor County championship in 2013
- Won Eastern Division in 95,01 @ 03
- Highest 4th wicket partnership of 217 v Suffolk in 1990 (with S. Warman)
- Second highest runs aggregate in LCCC history (8019 runs)
- Won Eastern division in 08, 10,16,17 & 18
- Finalist one-day comp in 2010, 17
Don’t forget, the Lincolnshire Hundred is a ticketed event. To get your ticket for the night, which includes the ten over final of the Lindum floodlit cricket week visit the Lincs cricket website by clicking here
Alternatively, you can call the Lincolnshire Cricket Office on 01522 528838. Tickets for this event are £5 for adults and £3 for juniors (U16’s)
More news on the final players from post sides will be released on Monday 19th August