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Indoor team edged out by University

Indoor team edged out by University

The indoor team produced their best cricket of this – indeed any recent – season as when they met University III and University II in back-to-back matches at the Devon Cricket Centre. Thom Bunker had a real battle even getting six players onto the pitch (there’s plenty of ‘talk’ about wanting to support the indoor… Continue Reading

BCC Under-15s launch indoor league campaign

BCC Under-15s launch indoor league campaign

Bradninch playing Under-15 indoor league cricket? Yes, you’d  better believe it – this WONDERFUL news is another BCC initiative down to the drive – and enthusiasm – of our very own cricket Oscar winner Natalie Hunt. Here’s Natalie’s report on a first night of action for our team. On Wednesday evening, our older age juniors… Continue Reading

Indoor campaign begins with narrow defeat

The indoor team began a new campaign on Friday night with a game against a very strong University II – but ran the students mighty close! Under new indoor skipper Thom Bunker and with teenager Matt Parker wearing BCC colours for the first time, the BCC 6-a-side team also included Josh Cann, Will Birley, Will… Continue Reading

1st XI edged out at home

1st XI edged out at home

1st XI edged out at home on ‘all change’ day The 1st XI were beaten in their final home game of the Tolchards Devon League 2016 A Division title winning season when they went down by a margin of just eight runs to relegated Ipplepen. Defeated they may well have been but there were some… Continue Reading

Bunker and Nott deliver the goods

Bunker and Nott deliver the goods

Bunker and Nott deliver the goods in narrow defeat Mission all but accomplished by the 2nd XI who, though beaten by a margin of just 13 runs at Newton Poppleford by Sidmouth III, did manage to bank all but one of the 10 points available to a side getting beaten and so head into the final… Continue Reading

Rain washes out matchday 16

Rain washes out matchday 16 for the champions elect Just 30 overs and one ball were possible on a soggy afternoon at Hatherleigh where the 1st XI were playing on matchday 16 of the Tolchards Devon League A Division season   The home side were batting when the incessant rain resulted in the umpires saying… Continue Reading

2nds sunk at soggy Kensham Park

The 2nd XI were beaten by nine wickets at a soggy Kensham Park by a Braunton side looking to bag a top two finish in the B Division East table. Braunton won the toss, stuck the home side in and, within 35 minutes had them four wickets down for just 28 runs! Bryn Jones (0), Thom… Continue Reading

Musiani – Sunday XI star

Musiani – Sunday XI star

Lautaro Musiani was the stand-out all-round star as the Sunday XI bagged an emphatic 8 wicket win over visiting Ashburton. The Argentinian international first claimed 3-21 in six overs – and took three catches – as Ashburton were bowled restricted to 134-9 in their 40 overs. Will Greig claimed 2-11 in eight exceptional overs and… Continue Reading

Jones stars in 2nd XI success

Bryn Jones was the undoubted star of the 2nd XI show as he top scored with 90 from the number two slot and then took three wickets as the 2nd XI bagged a 19 point win at home to Chudleigh II. After the early loss of Chris Acton for six with the score on 17, Jones was… Continue Reading

Suidgeest stars at Chudleigh

Suidgeest stars – with a little help from Birley as victory is dragged from the jaws of defeat at Chudleigh A wonderful eighth wicket partnership between Cameron Suidgeest and Will Birley that saw the pair add 30 runs took Bradninch to a 14th win in 15 and – thanks to a magnificent – and patient –… Continue Reading