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Sprotbrough's Gordon Laidlaw gets some air whilst bolwing at Askern's Andrew Lunn. Picture: Andrew Roe
Sprotbrough's Gordon Laidlaw gets some air whilst bolwing at Askern's Andrew Lunn. Picture: Andrew Roe
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GORDON Laidlaw guided Sprotbrough to a comfortable seven wicket win at Askern Welfare in Division Two - and then celebrated an England call-up!

Laidlaw made a solid 59 to see his side to 149-3 after the hosts were sent back for 147.

Askern's Andrew O'Grady powers a shot for four Picture: Andrew Roe

Askern's Andrew O'Grady powers a shot for four Picture: Andrew Roe

Dave Meggitt (28) and David Longley (21) top scored for Askern, with Tim Braithwaite taking 4-14 for Sprotbrough, who were never in danger of not reaching their target.

Laidlaw will make his debut for England’s disabled team against a Sussex XI at Hove next Wednesday.

For full story, see this week’s Free Press.

Askern's Aaron Gillies is ran out by Sprotbrough's Ben Lions Picture: Andrew Roe

Askern's Aaron Gillies is ran out by Sprotbrough's Ben Lions Picture: Andrew Roe