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Suidgeest sets up home win

Suidgeest sets up home win

Suidgeest knock sets up superb home win An explosive innings from Australian Cameron Suidgeest saved the table-toppers from relative batting embarrassment in the A Division meeting with Paignton. Then, after the Suidgeest super show with the bat, new skipper Gary Chappell claimed a ‘fivefer’ as Paignton were bundled out for 159. Suidgeest, batting at seven… Continue Reading

Midweek XI in entertaining game

Midweek XI in entertaining game with Bourneville Liam Reed led the Midweek XI in a wonderful game full of runs against touring side Bourneville. The visitors batted first and powered their way to an imposing 287-8 from their 40 overs with their opening bat scoring 146 – at one stage, they were 110-0 and he… Continue Reading

Final over heartbreak at Sidmouth

The heroes of Kensham Park were edged out in a thrilling ECB Club T20 Devon County final at Sidmouth, beaten by Torquay by a margin of four wickets. Batting first new skipper Gary Chappell and Chris Metters got stuck into the Torquay bowling, adding 46 before the skipper was out for a five-boundary 24-ball knock… Continue Reading

Acton Action then the Chaps show

Ross Acton was simply three-rific as he sent down his four overs and returned the splendid figures of 3-21, two bowled, one leg before. He also affected three run outs and held three catches – two off the bowling of his cousin Eliot Acton – as Plymouth were bowled out for 100 in 17.1 overs.… Continue Reading

Bunker’s maiden ton in 2nd XI win

Bunker’s maiden ton in 2nd XI win

Bunker scores maiden ton in 2nd XI win Thom Bunker scored his maiden century for Bradninch as the 2nd XI defeated Shobrooke Park 2nds by 20 runs in a B Division East meeting at Kensham Park. Batting first, Bunker and Bryn Jones put on 200 for the first wicket. It was a magnificent stand and… Continue Reading

U19s sunk by Sidmouth Seagulls

U19s sunk by Sidmouth Seagulls

Another GREAT Friday night at the Kensham Club – shame about the result – but the opposition – Sidmouth U19s – were a fine team and, in Harvey Sargent and Dan Powell – had two of the best U19 cricketers in the county in their ranks. The scores – Sidmouth batted first and, with their… Continue Reading

2nd XI win at Upottery

2nd XI win at Upottery

Carthew century guides 2nd XI to win at Upottery Connor Carthew lit the fuse on a second-half-of-the-season promotion bid by the 2nd XI when he hit a superb unbeaten 118 to guide the team to a two wicket win at Upottery on match day 11 of the Tolchards Devon League 2nd XI B Division East campaign. Upottery… Continue Reading

Budleigh beaten in thriller match

Budleigh beaten in thriller match

Another win as Budleigh are beaten by five runs in Kensham Park thriller. Bradninch beat Budleigh by five runs in a thrilling contest that went, quite literally, to the wire with teenage batsman Ben Phillips so nearly seeing Budleigh home, finishing unbeaten on 86 from 76 balls having come in at number seven. Gary Chappell… Continue Reading

Bradninch – T20 Area champions!

Bradninch – T20 Area champions!

Bradninch are the ECB Club T20 East Devon and Exeter Area champions after a thrilling three run win over Exmouth in the final. The two teams made it into the final after a win for Exmouth over Heathcoat whilst Bradninch saw off Sidmouth. The heroes of the semi-final success over Sidmouth were Andy Buzza and… Continue Reading

Chaps passes 600 and Lauts scores half century in rain hit game at Lewdown

Chaps passes 600 and Lauts scores half century in rain hit game at Lewdown Gary Chappell passed 600 runs for the season, Lautaro Musiani hit his highest score of his time with the club to date and then Cameron Suidgeest and Chris Acton each bagged a brace of wickets as the Tolchards Devon League A… Continue Reading