Cricket

This coming Saturday (June 6) would have seen Sidmouth CCs three seniors XIs playing on matchday six of the 2020 Tolchards Devon cricket League.

Had the Coronavirus pandemic not hit us, then this coming Saturday (June 6) would have seen Ottery St Mary travel to Exmouth to play the sixth match of their 2020 Tolchards Devon League C Division East campaign.

England’s three-Test series against the West Indies will go ahead next month subject to government clearance, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed.

It’s a mystery how something will suddenly happen out of the blue, writes Dick Sturch.

With the 2020 Tolchards Devon Cricket League suspended for the foreseeable future, every Saturday we will be taking a look back at the same gameweek from 2019.

With no cricket this coming weekend, we have taken a look back over the past five years of the Devon League and how the three Sidmouth CC senior XIs fared on matchday five.

This coming Saturday (May 30) should have seen both Ottery St Mary seniors XIs in Tolchards Devon League matchday five action.

Football may be set to return with the Premier League yesterday announcing a June 17 resumption of the 2019/20 campaign, but domestic cricket will not be considering any form of return until August 1, at the earliest.

Matchday eight of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League produced wins for Sidmouth, Sidbury and Newton Poppleford - all the results and updated tables

There’s ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for cricketers with the news that some leagues in the country have announced plans to begin their seasons in July, writes Stephen Birley.

The International Cricket Council (ICC)’s recommendation of a temporary ban on using saliva to shine the ball could hand batsmen a significant advantage, claims Australia paceman Mitchell Starc.

Devon CCC’S chief executive Nigel Mountford has not run up the white flag on the prospect of some competitive cricket this season, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League matchday seven results and latest tables

With the 2020 Tolchards Devon Cricket League suspended for the foreseeable future, every Saturday we will be taking a look back at the same gameweek from 2019.

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Sidbury would have been looking to continue their G Division campaign with a trip to Kilmington 2nd XI.

Tomorow (May 23) would have been matchday four of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League campaign with action for all three of the Sidmouth CC senior teams.

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Ottery St Mary ought to have been preparing to entertain Upottery in an East Devon derby.

The East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League matchday six results and latest tables

England spinner Dom Bess revealed keeping on top of his fitness has proven a suitable distraction from the anxiety he felt when learning the country was going into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports the press association.

All the results from matchday five of the East Dveon T20 Virtual League plus updated tables

With the 2020 Tolchards Devon Cricket League suspended for the foreseeable future, every Saturday we will be taking a look back at the same gameweek from 2019.

Cricket clubs can reopen net facilities - as long as they adhere to the strict guidelines as laid down in a communication to all clubs in the county.

Looking back at the first three matches of past Tolchards Devon League seasons for the Sidmouth 1st XI.

Matchday four of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League saw Sidmouth march on at top of the Division One table.

Former England captain Alec Stewart admits it may be best for the long-term health of county cricket if there is no action this season.

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Useful Links

Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition


Find planning applications