Thursday, April 23, 2015

Liam Lewis warmed-up for Devon’s looming Unicorns Cup campaign by taking a ton off Exeter University in yesterday’s 100-run win over the students at Exmouth.

West Indian fast bowler Marques Clarke had his first net with Exmouth on Tuesday night after flying in from Barbados for the season ahead, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Devon v Uni at the Exmouth ground. Liam Lewis. Ref exsp 3829-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon begin their defence of the Unicorns KO Cup at Instow on Sunday when they face Wales in their opening group game, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Members of Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club have been getting their ground ready for the new season.

Budleigh took plenty of positives from their first pre season fixture at Ottermouth last weekend.

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Sidmouth went down by seven wickets when they travelled to Bath for a 50-over match.

Devon have named a 14-man squad for Sunday’s final pre-season warm-up game against the Unversity of Exeter at Exmouth (11am).

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Sidmouth batsman Liam Lewis returns to the Devon side on Sunday for the warm-up game against Exeter University at Exmouth (11am).

LOUGHBOROUGH, ENGLAND - JULY 10:  Jodie Dibble of England poses for a portrait at the ECB National Performance Centre on July 10, 2014 in Loughborough, England.  (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for ECB)

Jodie Dibble’s first taste of sub-continent conditions has convinced her she can have an impact for England at next year’s World Cup in India, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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A last-gasp goal against the run of play sank Ottery 2nds in their penultimate game of the season against Lapford 2nds.

Sidmouth Colts begin a new season with a Registration Evening this Friday (April 17).

The ever popular training sessions for Exmouth Colts start at 6pm this Friday (April 17) at the Maer Ground.

Budleigh Salterton CC are staging their 2015 NatWest CricketForce event on Sunday (April 19).

Sidmouth Cricket Club at The Fortfield

Sidmouth were in warm-up action prior to a new Tolchards Devon League season when they travelled to Cornwall to meet Werrington, but went down by 39 runs in the 50-over per side friendly.

Gary Chappell led a young Exmouth side into their 40-over pre-season match with his former club Bradninch at the Maer ground.

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Exmouth are without a number of key players for their Saturday pre-season meeting at the Maer with Bradninch (1pm) and a couple of Maer men will also miss Sunday’s Devon meeting with Somerset 2nd XI at Heathcoat CC.

Exmouth to sign West Indian pace ace

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Exmouth batsman Sebastian Benton at the Maer ground against Bradnich on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 4817-18-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on MyPhotos24.

Exmouth captain Richard Baggs has unveiled a batch of signings for the season ahead – and revealed he has a mystery pace bowler up his sleeve.

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EXMOUTH and Devon scorer Rachel Tozer will be on Test match duty this season when England play New Zealand at Lord’s.

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East Devon businessman signs new sponsorship deal with Somerset CCC.

Sidmouth Cricket Club’s John Goodwin is urging the local community to come down and help them get ready for the new season at The Fortfield.

Chairman Edward Eames welcomed the meeting and made special mention of the sterling work carried out by Richard Parris on the ground and behind the scenes.

Seaton CC have gained the services of Joel Seward and Robbie Prior, both from Axminster for the forthcoming season.

At the recent AGM of Topsham St James CC there was a change of senior personnel with Rupert Pratt standing down after five years as chairman and Mike Tracey taking the helm, writes Sheila Harding.

Sidmouth CC begin indoor nest from this coming Sunday (March 8).

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Exmouth Cricket Club are holding a charity golf day at Woodbury Park Golf Club on Friday, March 27 followed by a Charity auction in the evening hosted by ‘Homes under the Hammer’ auctioneer Graham Barton.

Clyst St George are adding another age-group side to their youth section this summer to deal with the burgeoning numbers at the club, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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