Cricket season almost upon us

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Newly-promoted Grantham are the visitors to Skegness for the opening game of the 2015 season next month.

Coached by the experienced Mark Fell, Grantham, who have stepped up to the ECB after winning the South Lincs and Border League last summer, provide the opposition for the seasiders’ opener at Richmond Drive on April 18.

And Skegness cricket fans have another ECB fixture to look forward to only seven days later, when Market Deeping are the visitors to the seaside.

May begins with a trip to champions Bourne before Skegness turn their attention to the Winkworth Cup at Louth, against Louth and Grimsby, on May Day Bank Holiday Monday.

The last game of the season will be held on Saturday, September 12, when the seasiders are due to travel to Market Rasen.

Full fixtures:

April 18 Grantham (h); 25 Market Deeping (h).

May 2 Bourne (a); 4 Winkworth Cup at Louth; 9 Louth (h); 16 Bracebridge Heath (a); 23 May Lindum (h); 30 Sleaford (a).

June 6 Spalding (h); 13 Grimsby (h); 20 Woodhall Spa (a); 27 Market Rasen (h).

July 4 Grantham (a); 11 Market Deeping (a); 18 Bourne (h); 25 Louth (a).

August 1 Bracebridge Heath (h); 8 Lindum (a); 15 Sleaford (h); 22 Spalding (a); 29 Grimsby (a).

September 5 Woodhall Spa (h); 12 Market Rasen (a).