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Shropshire beat Lincolnshire in the MCCA Trophy final

Shropshire celebrate
Shropshire celebrate winning the Minor Counties Trophy for the first time

Shropshire beat Lincolnshire by seven wickets in the Minor Counties Knock-out Trophy final at Chester-le-Street.

Batting first, Lincs made 249-6 from their 50 overs with Liam Andrews making 52 not out and captain Paul Cook 50.

Shropshire made a rapid start, reaching 55-0 from seven overs before being slowed by Lincolnshire's bowlers.

But an unbroken stand of 107 between captain Ed Foster (95no) and Joe Leach (67no) for the fourth wicket saw them home with 31 balls to spare.

Lincolnshire v Shropshire, MCCA Knock-out Trophy final (Riverside, Chester-le-Street):

Lincs 249-6 (Andrews 52no, Cook 50); Shropshire 251-3 (E Foster 95no, Leach 67no)

Shropshire win by seven wickets.

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