Cricket

Ottery St Mary Under-13s served up a superb all-round performance to confidently see off Exeter to reach the semi-finals of the County Sports East Devon Youth League KO Cup where they will no meet Budleigh Salterton.

Sidmouth thirds suffered an 87-run defeat when they went down at home to Shobrooke Park 2nds at Newton Poppleford.

Sidmouth’s Fortfield track has been given a thumbs up by an Australian batsman who played their last Saturday for Bradninch.

Sidbury, supported by match day sponsors St Johns School, hosted neighbours Newton Poppleford on Sunday afternoon.

Ottery St Mary are now one of just three teams throughout the Tolchards Devon Cricket League still to register a win after they went down for the 10th time this term, beaten at home by visiting Ipplepen by a margin of 67 runs.

Sidmouth 2nds sit 23 points clear at the top of the Tolchards Devon League 2nd XI Premier Division after a comfortable 51-run win at Budleigh Salterton.

After having had three recent matches cancelled by opponents Tipton were grateful to have a fixture at South Brent arranged at the last minute, writes Phil Wright.

Abbotskerswell Cricket Club was the venue for the final festival of the summer, in which, 16 women from across Sidmouth competed.

Sidmouth cricket followers were treated to a very special afternoon of action at the Fortfield on the third Saturday of July when they saw almost 650 runs with three players in the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division meeting with Bradninch scoring centuries.

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

Sidmouth 2nds duly chalked up another comfortable success on their march towards retaining the Tolchards Devon League 2nd XI title with a 133-run Fortfield success over visiting Cornwood 2nds.

Sidmouth thirds suffered a 231-defeat when they travelled to face the B Division East table-topping outfit that are Hatherleigh 2nds.

Ottery St Mary suffered a 118-run win in their Tolchards League B Division game at Barton.

Ottery 2nd XI were edged out by a margin of just 23 runs when they entertained a Barton II side who are looking for promotion into the top tier of 2nd XI cricket.

Tipton St John cricketers are not having the best of luck with regard to fixtures this season.

Sidmouth suffered what may prove to be a terminal defeat in terms of their bid to retain the Tolchards Devon League title when they slipped to a five wicket defeat at Paignton.

The Tolchards Devon Cricket League is set for a major change in 2018 with an all-in league that will see 2nd and 3rd XI team link-up in divisions with all the 1st XI sides.

Here we have our weekly chat with Sidmouth CC chairman Fionn Wardrop who opened by alluding to how well the first half of the Tolchards Devon League season has gone for the Fortfield men.

Sidmouth 2nds have reached the halfway stage of the Tolchards Devon League holding a 34 point lead over second placed Bovey Tracey II following a three wicket win in a low- scoring affair at Plymouth II.

The halfway mark of the Tolchards League B Division season has been reached and Ottery St Mary suit bottom of the table having lost all eight games they played in the first half of the season and their 55 point haul leaves them 35 from safety.

The Otters’ latest defeat came in the home meeting with Seaton.

Josh Bess leads the way in terms of run scoring this current Tolchards Devon League season at Sidmouth.

Ottery St Mary Under-13s finished the league season with a 100 per record, rounded off with a comfortable six wicket win at Clyst St George.

Sidmouth CC continue to host the three-day fixture between Devon and Cheshire today (Monday) as the game moves into day two, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Josh Bess marked the halfway point of the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division campaign with arguably his most influential performance of the season.

The halfway stage of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League is reached on Saturday (July 1) and Sidmouth host Plymouth fresh from handing out a 172-run hiding to North Devon, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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