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Terrific Thomas knock sees Sunday XI to home win

Terrific Thomas knock sees Sunday XI to home win

Terrific Thomas knock sees Sunday XI to home win over Chudleigh The Bradninch CC South Devon League side served up a special Sunday performance to put the icing on the weekend after the previous days’ double centurion – the 1st and 2nd XIs both banking 20 point wins and now the Sunday XI have seen off a… Continue Reading

Bunks, Perrott and Acton beat Bideford

Bunks, Perrott and Acton beat Bideford

Bunks hits 84 then four wickets for Perrott and three for skipper Acton as Bideford are beaten The Bradninch 2nd XI, for the second successive week, batted first and won handsomely, this time seeing off a Bideford II side that arrived at Kensham Park as B Division East table toppers, by a margin of 17 runs.… Continue Reading

Chaps your lot Sandford – double ton for Gary leads to 20-point win

A stunning unbeaten double century from Gary Chappell complemented by three wicket hails for Cameron Suidgeest and Will Squire, saw Bradninch 1st XI to a 20-point success on their visit to Sandford. Batting first, Bradninch openers Gary Chappell and Ross Acton put on 174 in 32.1 overs before Acton fell for a 79-ball seven boundary 56.… Continue Reading

Sixfer, 50’s and a hat-trick in a fine game of cricket

Sixfer, 50’s and a hat-trick in a fine game of cricket

The BCC Midweek XI were involved in a game of individual exploits of the highest order. There were three half-centuries, one sixfer and a hat-trick in a game that ultimately saw visiting tourists Ashford win by 58 runs. The tourists got off to a flyer batting first in the 35-over contest, reaching drinks (17 overs)… Continue Reading

Great Greig lifts Sunday XI to stunning success

Great Greig lifts Sunday XI to stunning success

Great Greig lifts Sunday XI to stunning success at Chudleigh When you are 53-6 after 15 overs at Chudleigh and staring down the barrel of a pre-tea finish to the game – who you gonna call? WILL GREIG! (Try singing that to the tune of the ghostbusters song  – it works. Will G answered an… Continue Reading

Suidgeest top scores in Paignton defeat

Suidgeest top scores in Paignton defeat

The 1st XI went down by a margin of 58 runs when they contested the Tolchards Devon League A Division ‘Match of the Day’ at Paignton. A number of issues went against Tim Piper’s men with the absence from the game of two of his regular top five batters  –  Dan Hardy and Andrew Buzza –… Continue Reading

Shrew tames the Thors as Nott strikes out

Shrew tames the Thors as Nott strikes out

The 2nd XI, against heavy odds (they had eight players midday on the Thursday before the  match), produced arguably their best collective performance for many cricketing moons to defeat a Thorverton side that had topped the table at the start of play three games into the new Tolchards Devon League B Division East season by 115… Continue Reading

Dan’s the man as Tops are toppled

Dan’s the man as Tops are toppled

The Thursday night T20 fixture at Topsham St James was eventually played as a 12-over contest with Bradninch batting first and powering their way to 133-1. Gary Chappell and Dan Hardy opened and the pair put on 77 before Chappell was bowled for a 28-ball knock of 48. Skipper Tim Piper was in at three… Continue Reading

Under-13s enjoy action at Axminster

The club’s Under-13s were in midweek action at Axminster. Here’s the match report from team manager, and colts’ coach Chris Piper. Bradninch Under-13s did very well against a far more experienced and older Axminster side. This was our first outing this season and the team came together well under the mature captaincy of James Harris.… Continue Reading

Hardy and Dean see Sunday XI to Topsham success

Hardy and Dean see Sunday XI to Topsham success

The Sunday XI won their first ever game in the South Devon League when they defeated Topsham St James by 26 runs in a thrilling game at the Bonfire Field home of the Tops. Skipper Will Birley, won the toss, opted to bat and put on 92 for the first wicket with Ryan Shrewsberry. Birley… Continue Reading