Local Cricket Results from this Weekends Games

    Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 8:44am

    By John Hannaford - East Devon Radio Sports Reporter

    In the local Tolchard Devon Cricket league on saturday in the premier division Sidmouth dropped into the lower half of the table after the were beaten by visiting Cornwood at the Fortfield ground by 8 wickets.

    In the local Tolchard Devon Cricket league on Saturday in the Premier Division Sidmouth dropped into the lower half of the table after the were beaten by visiting Cornwood at the Fortfield Ground by 8 wickets.

    Batting first they scored what looks like a good target of 291 but the visitors knocked of the runs with the loss of just 2 wickets in 43 overs.

    In the A Division Exmouth retained their 25 point lead at the top with another comfortable victory at the Mear, this time over east devon side Killmington by 6 wickets.

    Dismissing the visitors for just 146 their easily reached the target with the loss of just 4 wickets while in the same division Budleigh Salterton also won, beating Abbotskerswell away by 5 wickets and increasing their chances of promotion.

    Restricting the home side to 180 all out they got the runs with 19 overs still remaining.

    In the B Division in a close game Clyst St George beat Cullompton at Duke Street by 30 runs, scoring 244 for 7 wickets in their 45 overs the visitors then bowled out the home side for 214 in the last over.

    Finally in the C Division East, Ottery St Mary easily beat visiting Uplyme/Lyme Regis by 9 wickets at Strawberry Lane, set 120 to win they knocked off the required runs with the loss of just one batsmen and 21 overs remaining.

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