Cricket

Nick Gingell has taken over as captain of Devon League Premier Division champions Sidmouth from title-winning skipper Luke Bess, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club AGM held last Thursday, commenced with two minutes silence to remember the clubs former players who had died in the First and Second World Wars.

Axminster Cricket Club held a well-attended annual general meeting.

A new Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League is under way and the first two matchdays have taken place.

Exeter teams dominated prizegiving at the Bradleys East Devon Youth League awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth Cricket Club are always on the look out for new scorers and umpires and the Devon Cricket League (DACO) is setting up stage one and stage two umpiring courses in the spring.

Sidmouth Cricket Club are looking someone to become their regular third eleven scorer.

Tipton’s 34th and final match of the season ended, as did 20 other matches played during the 2018 season, in defeat, writes Phil Wright.

Having postponed their junior awards evening two weeks ago due to an Environment Agency warning of a major flood risk, Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club were finally able to hold their evening event last Friday.

Tipton were lucky to beat the weather on Sunday, but were not able to defeat visitors Harberton, who won the fixture by a margin of 46 runs, writes Phil Wright.

A cricket charity that takes important health messages into some of the poorest communities in Africa is targeting coaches in Devon to join its next round of recruits, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Not even a eight-wicket defeat by Plympton in their last game of the season could dampen Axminster’s celebrations at winning Division One of the Devon Women’s League for the first time, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton’s match with Yarcombe and Stockland had a strange start, writes Phil Wright.

A Devon youth cricket coach has been recognised for his outstanding contribution in helping to find and de-velop the sport’s stars of the future.

Budleigh win Devon Under-19 Cup

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Budleigh Otters skipper Ed Doble was not just the man of the match in the final of the Vitality T20 Devon Cup – he was the player of the day as well, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

It was runs galore at Tipton, where the visitors were Kays from Worcester, writes Phil Wright.

Here’s our weekly chat with Sidmouth Cricket Club chairman Fionn Wardrop.

Whimple won their final C Division East game, beating visiting Ottery by four wickets and that result means that they will stay at the same level next year.

Honiton defeated a Kentisbeare side that had already sealed promotion with them beating the Kents by six wickets at Mountbatten Park.

Exmouth lost their final game of the 2018 Tolchards Devon League campaign, beaten by 70 runs by a Sidmouth side that was able to celebrate winning the title for the seventh time in 11 years, as news filtered through to the Maer ground of a surprise defeat for morning leaders Heathcoat at home to Sandford.

With the scheduled weekend opposition for both Tipton St John and Newton Poppleford crying off, the two teams hastily arranged a fixture to replace the meeting between the sides that had been washed out the weekend before, writes Phil Wright.

Devon have to find a new captain for 2019 following the sudden retirement of Sidmouth’s Josh Bess, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The final Sunday of August saw Ottermouth hosting a cricket match between Budleigh Community League side The Doctors and visiting Somerset Doctors.

Feniton were beaten by five wickets on their visit to Sidmouth III for their final C Division East game of the season.

Seaton suffered last Tolchards Devon League A Division last day heartache as they were beaten at Cullompton and so will once again play in the third tier of county league cricket next season.

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