Tipton see off tourists Southgate Compton

PUBLISHED: 09:24 30 May 2014

Steve Shaw of Tipton St John CC

Steve Shaw of Tipton St John CC

Archant

After Saturday’s washout Tipton were glad to play London tourists Southgate Compton on a damp pitch that made scoring difficult in the bank holiday meeting.

The visitors batted first and were soon in trouble as Dave Alford struck twice in the fourth over having Grayson caught behind by Dave Dawson, his 400th catch for Tipton and Arif bowled three balls later.

Against tight bowling Andy and Chloe Frame put on 41 in 16 overs until David O’Higgins bowled Andy Frame for 34 and two runs later trapped Wallis leg before wicket.

Steve Shaw seeking his 650th Tipton wicket achieved this thanks to a good catch by Joe Birch. Captain Liam Frame was tempted by O’Higgins and lashed the ball straight to Justin Quick for seven.

Tom Birch then accounted for Tipton player Dave Jessop, guesting for Southgate who could only find the safe hands of Keith Collins on the boundary.

The patient innings of Chloe Frame ended in a similar manner when Phil Tolley held a fine catch at mid wicket. When Sayers was also caught by Quick off Birch for 12, Phil Wright tidied up the innings removing Pierson. O’Higgins and Tom Birch with an age difference of 57 both achieved 3-12.

So Southgate were dismissed for just 93, but this proved a difficult target for Tipton who lost Collins and Quick with only 14 scored. A good partnership between Joe Birch (27) and Steve Shaw (16) repaired the damage, but further alarm was raised when further wickets tumbled and with the score on 66-7 trouble loomed. However, the dependable Phil Tolley escorted by captain David Birch managed to reach the target with just four balls to spare.

So after a slow start to the season Tipton made it four wins on the trot by two wickets.

Other Sport Stories

13:30

Ottery St Mary made the long trip to Bideford for their latest Tolchards Devon League B Division game.

Read more
12:29

A raft of eventing legends are heading to Bicton Arena International Horse Trials on August 18 to 20, headed by the doyenne of the sport Lucinda Green who has won a raft of individual and team medals and a record six Badminton Horse Trials, writes Lucy Johnson.

Read more
09:24

Chardstock B enjoyed a terrific week as they won their Over-60s League meeting with Madeira B to move off the bottom of the table, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

Read more
09:23

Axe Cliff ladies section attempted to play for the Par Cup, but some ladies did not get to tee off before the mist got too thick and the competition had to be abandoned and will now be re-arranged, writes Pete Motson.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:46

There was plenty of success for AVR members at the Dalwood Fayre meeting, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:34

Axminster went down by 40 runs in their D Division East game at Kentisbeare.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:31

Ottery St Mary suffered a clean-sweep of defeats in their most recent Over-60s Triples League outings, writes Michael Smith.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:27

Honiton Running Club members didn’t have to travel too far for last Sunday’s race, writes Judy Davey.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:27

Whimple face their ‘day of destiny’ in terms of their bid to land the Tolchards Drinks C Division title when they host Cullompton on Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:26

Kilmington 2nds managed to do what a lot of sides were unable to manage on the penultimate Saturday of July, and that was to play a full game of cricket when they defeated Halberton and Sampford Peverell II in their Tolchards Drinks League meeting at the Arthur Hitchcock Memorial Playing Field.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read Sport

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 Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications