Local Cricket Results from this Weekends Games

    Sunday, August 7th, 2022 5:58pm

    By John Hannaford - East Devon Radio Sports Reporter

    In the local Tolchard Devon Cricket League on Saturday in the Premier Division Sidmouth drop closer to the danger zone after they lost to Paignton at Queen's park.

    In the local Tolchard Devon Cricket League on Saturday in the Premier Division Sidmouth drop closer to the danger zone after they lost to Paignton at Queen's Park.

    Set a modest target of 215 by the home side they were bowled out for just 176, 39 runs short.

    In the A Division Exmouth kept their 14 point lead at the top with a comfortable victory over visiting Abbotskerswell by 133 runs at the Mear, put into bat they steady built up a score of 323 for the loss of just 2 wickets and then removed the visitors for 190 runs with 7 overs remaining while Budleigh Salterton kept up the pressure on the leaders with a narrow 8 run win over Torquay at Ottermouth.

    Electing to bat first they set the visitors a target of 273 to win with the loss of 6 wickets but they fell just short scoring 264 for 7 when they ran out of overs.

    In the B Division Clyst St Mary remain top after an easy away victory over Dartington and Totnes by 165 runs, batting first they amassed a huge total of 327 for 3 in their 45 overs and then bowled the home side out for just 162 in 33 overs but Cullompton were well beaten by 8 wickets at North Devon side Bideford Westward Ho after they set the home side just 127 for victory who got the runs with 23 overs and the loss of 2 wickets.

    Finally in the C Division East Ottery St Mary lost at Creedy Park to Sandford Second Eleven by 10 wickets and Upottery were thrashed at home to Exeter Reserves in a low scoring game, chasing just 98 runs to win the visitors knocked them off with the loss of just 2 wickets.

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