Sidmouth 2nds beaten by powerful Exeter side

10:28 05 June 2014

Sidmouth scorers hut. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shsp 3963-17-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Sidmouth scorers hut. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shsp 3963-17-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Strong opposition and too many wides proved too much for Sidmouth 2nds last Saturday.

With their first team bolstered by several new arrivals, Exeter are currently fielding a very strong 2nd XI, with their bowling line up in particular looking the match of many Premier first teams.

Exeter were invited to bat first and Sidmouth skipper Nick Gingell saw some tidy nine over spells from his trio of forty-somethings in Charlie Dibble (2-18), Miles Dalton (2-24) and Fionn Wardrop (1-19) led to Exeter limping to 89-6 with three-quarters of their 45-over allocation taken.

Dibble was the pick of the bowling effort and took an especially good caught and bowled to dismiss Tom Richardson, sparing son Anthony’s blushes as he had dropped Richardson a few balls previously!

The Exeter tail wagged sufficiently for the closing total to be 181-9.

There were a charitable 31 extra’s in the Exeter score with 25 of them wides!

The Sidmouth run chase was hit by early setbacks as four wickets fell before double figures appeared on the board!

Will Gater (20) briefly threatened to revive the innings, but when he and the skipper were removed the total stood at 55-6.

Teenagers Dec Lines (19) and Anthony Dibble (21) dug in to good effect and added a battling 35, providing the most profitable Sidmouth partnership of the match.

However, Dibble’s departure hastened the end of the game. Lines was next to go and, despite a fine knock of 26 from Fionn Wardrop, the final wicket fell at 125 to consign Sidmouth to a 56-run defeat.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Sidmouth Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Sidmouth Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Sidmouth Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

22 minutes ago
Netball action

The Honiton Netball League, summer competition saw week two action last week, writes Graham Ingram

Read more
36 minutes ago
P1055-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM.; photo Terry Ife

The curtain comes down on Exeter’s season next Tuesday (May 3) when the winner of the prestigious intermediate point-to-point final will be crowned, writes Donna Harris.

Read more
09:16
Ottery at home to Kentisbeare. Ref shsp 14-16TI 8319. Picture: Terry Ife

Two wins in the space of three days helped Ottery St Mary maintain their promotion charge in Fresha Division Five.

Read more
09:16
Sidmouth Town against Teignmouth. Ref shsp 16-17TI 9602. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Town boss Josh Stunnell got the improved performance he was looking for against visiting Teignmouth, but it wasn’t enough to avoid a 2-0 defeat.

Read more
09:08
Golf Ball.

The annual, two-legged Ken Titherington Trophy was played on Saturday.

Read more
09:08
Rugby Ball.

Sidmouth U14s warmed up for Sunday’s Devon Cup final against Topsham at Cullompton with a game against Exeter Saracens.

Read more
09:08
Golf generic picture

Mandy Furniss was the winner of the Fields Cup, played for by the ladies of Sidmouth GC on Wednesday.

Read more
09:07
Sidmouth Chiefs were at home to Penryn on Saturday. Ref shsp 16-16AW 2950. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Colts defeated Teignmouth 34-15 at Sandy Park in the final of the Devon Plate.

Read more
09:07
rugby

Sidmouth U9s closed their season with mini-tour to North Devon and a series of games against Bideford.

Read more
09:06

The fourth round Charles Stanley Monday Stableford was won this week by Graham Rogers with 40 points, writes John Barnard.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 2°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


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications