Budleigh seconds led to victory by skipper White’s splendid ton and a another big Carter innings

PUBLISHED: 08:55 15 May 2014 | UPDATED: 08:55 15 May 2014

Budleigh cricket. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 1297-19-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Budleigh cricket. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 1297-19-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Archant

Budleigh 2nmd XI opened a 16-point gap at the top of the A Division after a 148-run win over Chudleigh.

Skipper Lloyd White lost the toss and Chudleigh captain Matt Ball had no hesitation in bowling first with dark clouds up above and a green wicket.

White opened up with Joe Marley and, for the second time this early season, the pair put on 50 for the first wicket. Marley played some glorious cover drives until a rush of blood he decided to dance down the wicket and was stumped for 17 with the score on 59. Wicketkeeper Dan Messom returned to the side and was run out for eight and that brought Ben Carter to the crease to join White and the pair put on a mammoth 164 between

them with both players displaying a fine array of strokes and sixes to guide the Otters to a large total.

Carter’s splendid 98 came from just 61 balls and he

perished two runs shy of what would have been a richly deserved century when he went for one big shot

too many and was caught at long off!

White reached his century in style launching the ball over midwicket for six before he fell in similar circumstances to Cart, caught on the boundary for 107.

James England made a quick-fire 24 and the Budleigh innings closed on 288-5.

After tea the new ball pair of Adam Jones and Matt Murphy bowled brilliantly. The former got the ball rolling when White took a quick catch at second slip. Murphy was next to strike leaving Chudleigh a troubled 10-2. The visitors failed top recover and just two of their number registered double figures as they were bowled out for 135 with Adam Jones, James Plowman, Alex Craib, Murphy and Chris Battin sharing the remaining wickets between them.

On Saturday the 2nd XI are again at home when they entertain Cornwood II (2.30pm).

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

13:17

Exmouth Town boss Peter Buckingham declared himself highly satisfied with his team’s performance in the 2-0 Wednesday night win over Wellington before another good crowd at Southern Road.

Read more
12:29

A raft of eventing legends are heading to Bicton Arena International Horse Trials on August 18 to 20, headed by the doyenne of the sport Lucinda Green who has won a raft of individual and team medals and a record six Badminton Horse Trials, writes Lucy Johnson.

Read more
09:32

The East Devon seniors played a three-ball better ball stableford competition, with the best two scores to count, on the penultimate Monday of July, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
09:31

Madeira men were also in good form across the past week, writes Jenny Smith.

Read more
09:31

Phear Park’s Over-60s League men’s team’s continued with their recent improvement in form last week, writes Rob Mottershead.

Read more
09:27

Exmouth Town won their pre-season meeting with Toolstation Western League Prmeier Division Wellington on Wednesday night.

Read more
09:26

Exmouth teenage cycle star Will Tidball has been in action for Team GB at the European Track Championships in Sangalhos-Anadia, Portugal.

Read more
09:24

It’s been a good week for Madeira ladies, writes Jenny Smith.

Read more
09:23

Once again it gives me some joy to report that plenty of golf has been played up here on the common, writes John Bridgman.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:46

On a bright morning following heavy rain, Topsham St James Under-11s arrived at Bonfire Field for their last match of the season against Heathcoat.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 14°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel


Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications