Feniton CC win opening warm-up match with Cann hitting a solid half century

07:12 15 April 2014

Feniton CC on first game of season

Feniton CC on first game of season

Archant

Feniton CC stalwart Brian Cann marked his first innings of the pre-season with a slick half century in a warm-up game at Acland Park on Sunday afternoon against Bradninch II.

Bradninch CC at Feniton CC on first game of seasonBradninch CC at Feniton CC on first game of season

Cann opened the innings and stroked his way to an excellent 73 before he was bowled. Zac Hawes was the best of the rest with a knock of 18 from the number six berth as Feniton closed on 169-8 in their 40 overs.

Fifteen-year-old William Birley was the pick of the visiting bowlers with his eight over spell seeing him return figures of 2-28 and there were two wickets also for Connor Carthew and Lewie Farrant.

The visitors only had nine men and so Adie Pullin, who had been bowled by Birley for 11, batted for the Mid Devon side and he very nearly led his ‘adopted team for the afternoon’ to victory hitting an aggressive 51 before being stumped by Pete Avery off Fran Pyle after a cameo that included three 6s and four 4s. Connor Carthew top scored for Bradninch with 32, Rob McManus hit 24 and skipper Bryn Jones scored 32.

However, John Pyle (3-16), Ben Kitson (2-15) and Sam Titmus (2-25) did the bulk of the damage as the final visiting wicket fell with the reply on 159 to leave Feniton 10-run winners.

Tracey Cann and her helpers produced a wonderful tea enjoyed by all mid-innings.

There was an amusing start to the game with Feniton’s Fran Perryman sportingly acting as fielder for 9-man Bradninch, claiming the first two catches of the season at Acland Park to help dismiss team mates!

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 06:51
Crews take their gigs into the sea off Sidmouth

Nine gig boats from seven regional clubs competed at the third annual regatta to be held in Sidmouth.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:48
Cricket - generic picture

The Seaton C Division East season ended with a narrow 25-run defeat at the hands of champions Ottery St Mary.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:48
Josie Culliford with Tim Henman

Three AVR members ran the Oke Croak on Saturday morning and the race had the best turn out for a few years for hosts Okehampton running club with 66 competitors, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:48

Honiton Running Club duo Ben Stone and Alasdair Moffet travelled down to the Roseland Peninsula in South Cornwall to take part in the Roseland August Trail race series, writes Judy Davey.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:47
Table Tennis

Exe Table Tennis club is to hold an Open Evening for all comers to attend and try the sport.

Read more
Wed, 09:42
Exe SC Damsel Race action

The Axe Yacht Club’s annual Harbour race took place featuring some of Axe Yacht clubs junior cadet sailors as well as national champion level helmsmen.

Read more
Wed, 08:59
Mike Chipperfield and Christine Grainger winners of the Honiton three-wood pairs

Honiton bowling club finals day ended with a thunderstorm, but the evening barbecue and entertainment went ahead as planned and was thoroughly enjoyed, writes Julie Grant.

Read more
Wed, 08:59
golf generic picture

Two Honiton juniors are featuring highly in the latest standings from the Devon County Golf Union (DCGU) Under-14 Scratch Order of Merit, writes Liz Rogers.

Read more
Wed, 08:59

Kilmington went into their final game of the 2015 Tolchards Devon League season requiring just four points from their home meeting with Tiverton to seal the divisional title and they delivered the goods, winning a low scoring affair by five wickets.

Read more
Wed, 08:59
golf generic picture

Matt Watson continued his winning form as this promising junior won his 3rd competition within a fortnight by topping Division One of the Lyme Regis August stableford with 43 points, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

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

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition


Honiton's trusted business finder