Local Cricket Results from this Weekends Games

    Monday, May 9th, 2022 11:16am

    By John Hannaford - East Devon Radio Sports Reporter

    Saturday saw the beginning of the new local cricket season and in the Premier Division Sidmouth got off to a winning start with a 45 run victory at Sandford.

    Saturday saw the beginning of the new local cricket season and in the Premier Division Sidmouth got off to a winning start with a 45 run victory at Sandford, batting first they scored 261 for 6 in their allotted 50 overs and then dismissed the home side for 216.

    In the A Division after being demoted last season, Exmouth lost to Exeter by 5 wickets at the County Ground. Opening the Batting Exmouth were all out for 224 and the home side reached their target for the loss of just 5 wickets.

    Also in the A Division Budleigh Salterton lost by just 11 runs to newly promoted Killmington at Ottermouth, electing to field first Budleigh restricted the visitors to 205 for 8 after 50 overs but then came up short in their reply finishing on 194 for 9.

    Clyst St George started their new season in Division B with a thumping 140 run victory over visitors Tavistock while Countess Wear had a comfortable home win over Upottery by 104 runs in Division C East.

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    Today's Weather

    • Exmouth

      Sunny intervals

      High: 18°C | Low: 7°C

    • Sidmouth

      Sunny intervals

      High: 18°C | Low: 9°C

    • Exeter

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      High: 18°C | Low: 7°C

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      High: 19°C | Low: 10°C

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