Cricket

The former Devon players are included in Sunday's draft for the inaugural season of The Hundred which will take place next year.

The Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor cricket League is back underway and all six teams taking part have now played one game each.

The Bradleys East Devon Youth League is in line for a facelift before the 2020 season starts, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The Tolchards Devon Cricket League have embarked on a major piece of work to better understand the health of club cricket within its member clubs, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth Cricket Club is looking for umpires for the 2020 season.

After the cancellation the previous week of Tipton CCs penultimate game of the season the cricketers were determined to make sure their final scheduled match of the campaign, a meeting with Newton St Cyres-based Heads & Tails took place, writes Phil Wright.

A very special day of six-a-side cricket was staged at the Fortfield, Sidmouth in memory of the late Ian French who sadly passed away just prior to the start of the 2019 season and who had been such a tremendous service of Sidmouth Cricket Club where he was one of the club's umpires.

Promotion play-offs for a place in the B Division, changes to player eligibility and an attempt to stop clubs strengthening lower-level sides for important games late in the season, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth Cricket Colts enjoyed an evening at the Fortfield Lawn, celebrating a great season this year.

Tipton enjoyed two wins over the weekend with a bowler claiming a 'fivefer' in each game, writes Phil Wright.

Tipton batted first in their first ever match against Cavendish Cavaliers, writs Phil Wright.

The 2019 Tolchards Devon Cricket League is now over and that means the final count of wides bowled across the Premier, A, B and C to H Division's East can be revealed.

All three of the Sidmouth senior XIs won their respective final matches of the 2019 Tolchards Devon Cricket League.

Having a few short weeks ago looked certainties for relegation from E Division (East) of the Tolchard's Devon Cricket League, Ottery St Mary 2nd XI escaped the drop by posting a fifth win from their final seven matches, writes Ian Townsend.

Tipton travelled to play Whimple with only 10 players and did so worrying that would not be strong enough considering they had suffered a heavy defeat when the sides met previously a few years before, writes Phil Wright.

Alex Barrow's century, his third of the league campaign - he has also hit nine half centuries - made for the ideal finish to a league term that has seen the opener score more league runs this season than anyone else at the Fortfield.

Salt and pepper, peas and carrots, rum and raisin - and now Woodbury and Newton St Cyres, writes Alex Paget.

In their final away match of the 2019 Tolchards Devon League Premier Division, Sidmouth 1st XI went down by 46 runs at relegation threatened Sandford.

Sidbury hosted Sidmouth for a meeting of the respective clubs' U8 and U10 players in a pairs meeting.

Sidmouth Luke Bess has been called into the Devon side for the crunch game with Cornwall starting at Exeter on Sunday (10.30am).

Sidmouth CC's Matt Cooke is one player who is probably wishing this coming Saturday (August 31) was not the final match day of the 2019 Tolchards Devon League season, writes Steve Birley.

So how do Ottery St Mary 2nds escape the drop out of the Tolchards Devon League C Division East?

Tipton beat neighbours Newton Poppleford for the first time in 18 attempts on a day for last wicket stands, writes Phil Wright.

Ottery St Mary 2nd XI openers Dan Jeacock and Dan Flowser powered their side to an emphatic nine wicket home win over Bradninch 2nds and the Otters' success means they can now complete a 'great escape' from the Tolchards Devon League E Division East on the final matchday of the campaign.

Sidbury sealed the Tolchards Devon League H Division East in some style as they defeated visiting Filleigh by a margin of 156 runs in the penultimate match of their wonderful league campaign.

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