Cricket

Cricket scoring has come a long way since the days when runs scored were notched on a stick using a knife, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

South Africa's lower-order batters had best be on their guard tomorrow (Sunday) as Dom Bess has some more of them in his sights after bagging his first five-wicket haul for England, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Former Sidmouth cricketer Dom Bess was the toast of the England Test team on day three of their match against South Africa in Port Elizabeth.

The former Sidmouth spinner bowled 60 overs as England levelled the four-match series in Cape Town.

As England head into day four of the second Test match in Cape Town, South Africa, former Sidmouth CC player Dom Bess will be contemplating what more lies in store for him.

Dom Bess was introduced as 'first change' in the 2nd test match that is currently taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.

Somerset spinner Dom Bess is in the England team that is currently playing in the second test of the South African series.

Somerset bowlers Dominic Bess and Craig Overton are joining up with the England tour party in South Africa.

Devon all-rounder Zak Bess has been asked to skipper Sidmouth 1st XI on a regular basis next season, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The fixtures for the 2020 Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League have been released ahead of the first ball in January.

Either Sidmouth or Upottery will be crowned 2019 champions as the two table-toppers square off in the final game of the season.

The Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League season is set for a grandstand finish and, potentially a winner-takes-all meeting between Upottery and Sidmouth on Sunday week (December 22).

More games and Sunday fixtures were among the regulation changes put in place by member clubs and the Bradleys East Devon Youth League annual meeting.

Sidbury marked their return to the Tolchards Devon League after an absence of 16 years by winning their division with a 100 per cent record, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

A Devon 'dream team' will be running the London Spirit women's team in next summer's new The Hundred competition, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Devon's cricketers could play up to five games at Sidmouth next season if the county progresses in the two National Counties knockout competitions.

Each of the last two matchdays in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League have seen just two matches played.

Discussions about player eligibility are likely to dominate the Tolchards Devon Cricket League annual meeting in Exeter on Friday night, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Ottery St Mary will have a new 1st XI captain for next summer's campaign in the Tolchards Devon League C Division East, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Following a hugely successful return to league cricket which saw Sidbury Cricket Club win the H Division East title with an unblemished record of 14 wins from a possible 14, it was only fitting that the club celebrated their marvellous year in some style, writes Simon Rowe.

The Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League has reached the halfway stage of the latest campaign with all teams having now played five times.

Tipton St John Cricket Club held its annual dinner and awards evening at Woodbury Park, writes Phil Wright.

Matchday four of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League saw four matches played and witnessed the highest score of the campaign to date and the end of the last remaining unbeaten record.

Newton Poppleford and Clyst Hydon share the early leadership in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League.

Cricket fan, family man and work colleague of the powerful. Brian Drake was all these and more in a long life, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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