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Devon CCC’S chief executive Nigel Mountford has not run up the white flag on the prospect of some competitive cricket this season, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League matchday seven results and latest tables

The East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League matchday seven results and latest league tables

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Sidbury would have been looking to continue their G Division campaign with a trip to Kilmington 2nd XI.

Tomorow (May 23) would have been matchday four of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League campaign with action for all three of the Sidmouth CC senior teams.

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Ottery St Mary ought to have been preparing to entertain Upottery in an East Devon derby.

This coming Saturday (May 23) Axminster would have been entertaining Bradninch 2nd XI in what would have been a Tolchards Devon League E Division East meeting on matchday four of the 2020 campaign.

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Exmouth ought to have been preparing to entertain Sandford.

All the results from matchday six of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League

The East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League matchday six results and latest tables

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Budleigh ought to have been preparing to entertain Tavistock.

This coming Saturday (May 23) Kilmington would have been travelling to Ivybridge to contest the fourth match of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League B Division campaign.

England spinner Dom Bess revealed keeping on top of his fitness has proven a suitable distraction from the anxiety he felt when learning the country was going into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports the press association.

All the results from matchday five of the East Dveon T20 Virtual League plus updated tables

Cricket clubs can reopen net facilities - as long as they adhere to the strict guidelines as laid down in a communication to all clubs in the county.

Looking back at the first three matches of past Tolchards Devon League seasons for the Sidmouth 1st XI.

Matchday four of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League saw Sidmouth march on at top of the Division One table.

There is, of course, no cricket action at the moment and so we take a look at early season action in recent Devon League campaigns.

Sadly there is no cricket to report on what would have been match day two of the new Tolchards Devon League campaign, so we thought we’d delve in the archives, courtesy of ‘play cricket’ to see how Seaton CC (who would have been the highest ranked team on the ‘Midweek Herald patch’ - Seaton would have been playing at Plympton, having, hosted Bradninch in the opening fixture of a new A Division season last Saturday!

Dominic Bess, cousin of the three Bess brothers, who began his cricket at Sidmouth, is now an established Somerset professional who has also played well for the England Lions and for the MCC side against the Champion County in Barbados in March 2018, scoring a century and taking six second innings wickets in the comprehensive defeat of Essex.

With the current Tolchards Devon Cricket League ‘on hold’ owing to the on-going Coronavirus pandemic we have taken a look back at early May Sidmouth CC action.

With no cricket to enjoy at the Maer ground - for now - owing to the Conronavirus pandemic, we have taken a look at early May games for the Maer men in recent seasons - enjoy!

East Devon Virtual T20 Cricket League matchday two results and latest tables

The Tolchards Devon Cricket League should have got underway on the first Saturday of May, but, owing to the on-going Coronavirus pandemic, it does seem increasingly likely that we will be lucky to see ‘any’ cricket this year.

The Tolchards Devon Cricket League should have swung into action last weekend with the first round of fixtures across all 15 divisions.

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