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1st XI v Exeter — 1st August 2020

Gary Chappell served up a superb all-round shift with a century and four wickets as Bradninch defeated Exeter by 59 runs. Batting first, Chappell and Thom Bunker launched the home innings and they put on 93 before Bunker fell to the first delivery of the 20th over for a 54-ball, three boundary 54. Mitch Pugh… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Clyst St George — 1st August 2020

The club’s 2nd XI went down by 15 runs in their game at Clyst St George 2nds. To be fair to the ‘Ninch’ second string, they did ever so well with a patched together side and, had they not conceded some 30 runs ‘too many’ when the home side batted — the Bohea Field outfit… Continue Reading

Covid Cup T20 — 28th July 2020

The opening match night of the four-team Covid Cup competition organised by Bradninch CC served up two very different games. Exmouth travelled to Cullompton where the game saw 479 runs for the loss of 12 wickets with the Maer men taking the match by a margin of 49 runs while at Bradninch there were just… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Cullompton — T20 Friendly — 21st July 2020

Bradninch 2nd XI skipper Will Birley and Thom Bunker linked up to guide the team to a seven-wicket win in their Tuesday evening T20 derby game against Cullompton II at Kensham Park. On a great night for the home side there were also big contributions from one of the club’s senior heads — Paul Nott… Continue Reading

1st XI v Thorverton – 18th July 2020

Mitchell Pugh made an impressive debut with the bat and Gary Chappell sparkled in the mid-July sunshine as Bradninch marked the belated start of the 2020 cricket season with a 126-run victory over neighbours Thorverton in a ‘friendly’ 40-over meeting at Kensham Park. Pugh, from the number fourth berth, marked his first start for Bradninch… Continue Reading

1st XI v Tavistock – 25th August 2019

Home defeat to Tavistock ends the promotion dream The penultimate Saturday of August was not a good day for either the Bradninch 1st XI or the 2nd XI as both suffered bad defeats. The 1st XI saw their hopes of a return to the top-flight ended as they went down at Kensham Park to Tavistock… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Ottery St Mary – 25th August 2019

2nd XI v Ottery St Mary – 25th August 2019

2nd XI need points on final day to avoid ‘E’ Division East relegation The Bradninch 2nd XI were well and truly thrashed at Ottery St Mary, but they did make the journey home from the Salston Field feeling very aggrieved by a couple of decisions by the home umpire who deemed both Paul Nott and… Continue Reading

1st XI v Abbotskerswell – 17th August 2019

Another victory but promotion hopes are hit by results elsewhere Bradninch 1st XI claimed a 40-run success in their ‘must-win’ Tolchards Devon League ‘A’ Division home game against Abbotskerswell, but it may prove to be a win that ultimately, is in vain for the outcome of the game at Budleigh, where Hatherleigh were the winners,… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Upottery – 17th August 2019

James Mills produced a stunning spell with the ball, claiming seven wickets as Bradninch 2nds all but guaranteed their survival in the Tolchards Devon League ‘E’ Division East with a 161-run win over hosts Upottery. At the East Devon villagers’ superbly appointed sports ground — cricket and football live side by side — Bradninch 2nds… Continue Reading

1st XI v Hatherleigh – 3rd August 2019

Bradninch 1st XI slipped to fourth in the Tolchards Devon League A Division table after a seven-wicket defeat at home to a Hatherleigh side who have now climbed into second place and turned the race for the second promotion spot behind champions-in-waiting Cornwood, into a three-team race. After skipper Eliot Acton won the toss and… Continue Reading