Sidmouth II power to 21-point success at Exmouth II

PUBLISHED: 08:44 20 June 2014 | UPDATED: 08:44 20 June 2014

Enjoying the cricket from the pavilion on the Fortfield on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 5451-25-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Order

Enjoying the cricket from the pavilion on the Fortfield on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 5451-25-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Order

Archant

Sidmouth IIs batsmen made a welcome return to form to set up an emphatic 193-run win at Exmouth II.

Skipper Nick Gingell won the toss, opted to bat, and led fro the front, putting on 67 with teenager Harvey Sargent.

The pair put on 70 at a good rate before the youngster departed for 21.

Nick Mansfield was next man in and he carried on fro where he had left off seven days before, stroking the ball with real confidence on his way to a solid 69. The skipper eventually fell for a run-a-ball 67 with Mansfield then engaging in partnerships of 50 with Matt Hewer (17) and finally 92 with Saj Patidar.

Patidar put bat to ball with great effect powering his way to an explosive 64 from just 28 balls.

Two balls into the reply Exmouth were 13-0! However, James Pickard then found line and length to reel off four successive maidens with two of them being wicket maidens!

At the other end Fionn Wardrop found some help from the pitch and picked up four wickets, one of them aided by a smart catch at second slip by Miles Dalton.

Dalton replaced Pickard and picked up two more wickets, before Charlie Dibble finished things off with a brace of wickets as the hosts were bundled out inside 23 overs.

One point worthy of note is that wicketkeeper Matt Hewer conceded not a single bye for the third consecutive game.

Next up for the second eleven is tomorrow’s visit to Tiverton Heathcoat where the side will seek to close the 27 points between themselves (joint second with Plymouth II) and leaders Exeter II.

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 09:44

Sidmouth Raiders Under-14s continued their excellent start to the new Exeter and District Youth League season by recording a 6-3 win at Feniton.

Read more
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Devon-based charity, Dream-A-Way, has smashed all records with its 2017 Golf Classic event and raised an incredible £33,000 in one day!

Read more
Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Honiton Netball Winter League is underway after 12 out of the 20 affiliated teams played their first match on the third Monday of September, writes Steph Upson.

Read more
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Saturday morning saw sun shining down on Sidmouth Bowls Club and the steward was hard at work putting out all the equipment for that afternoon’s game against the men from Beaufort Ebbw Vale - a Welsh touring team, writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Budleigh Croquet Club recently held a tournament for members to compete for the Alan Marsh Trophy.

Read more
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Tipton St John go to Exeter tomorrow (Saturday) looking to continue their unbeaten start to the new Macron League Division Three season.

Read more
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Newton Poppleford are in action at Axmouth United tomorrow (Saturday).

Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017

What a difference a day makes – especially to us bolwing folk, writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017

Sidmouth Town produced the surprise of the day in the Walter C Parsons Funeral Directors Cup – the South West Peninsula League Cup – when they beat Crediton United 3-2 to earn a second round tie at home to Premier Division Stoke Gabriel.

Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017

Ottery St Mary were denied in their efforts to claim their first win of the new Macron League Division Three campaign when a heavy downpour just before kick-off left too much surface water on their Washbrook Meadow pitch to allow them to play visiting Sandford.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications