Cricket

Former Devon players Lewis Gregory and Craig Overton will be taking part in The Hundred next year.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upottery will be playing their cricket in the Tolchards Devon Cricket League C Division East division next campaign after securing a second place finish.

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.

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

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

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

Kilmington are one win away from lining up in the second tier of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League in 2020.

A round-up of how our local clubs fared on matchday 17 of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League.

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.

A new season of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre indoor cricket league is on the near horizon and organiser Jon Ashby is keen to firm up numbers of teams wishing to play in the long-running, and popular, competition.

Former Devon captain Josh Bess was honoured with two presentations prior to the county's Unicorns Championship game against Oxfordshire on his home ground at Sidmouth, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The cricketers of Tipton St John have not had the best of luck with the weather in recent weeks.

Ottery St Mary suffered a heavy defeat when they made the short trip across to Whimple for their penultimate away game of the 2019 Tolchards Devon League C Division East fixture.

Seaton duly wrapped up the Tolchards Devon League B Division title, and they did it in some style, thumping hosts Ipplepen by nine wickets.

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