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Football may be set to return with the Premier League yesterday announcing a June 17 resumption of the 2019/20 campaign, but domestic cricket will not be considering any form of return until August 1, at the earliest.

Matchday eight of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League produced wins for Budleigh Salterton and Topsham St James, but defeats for Exmouth and Clyst St George

With no cricket on offer until July 1, at the very earliest, it gives us a chance to take a look at past season’s and, 12 months ago this week, local teams and players were preparing for matchday five of the 2019 Tolchards Devon Cricket League campaign.

There’s ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for cricketers with the news that some leagues in the country have announced plans to begin their seasons in July, writes Stephen Birley.

The International Cricket Council (ICC)’s recommendation of a temporary ban on using saliva to shine the ball could hand batsmen a significant advantage, claims Australia paceman Mitchell Starc.

Devon CCC’S chief executive Nigel Mountford has not run up the white flag on the prospect of some competitive cricket this season, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League matchday seven results and latest league tables

With the 2020 Tolchards Devon Cricket League suspended for the foreseeable future, every Saturday we will be taking a look back at the same gameweek from 2019.

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Exmouth ought to have been preparing to entertain Sandford.

All the results from matchday six of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League

This Saturday (May 23) should have been matchday four of the 2020 Tolchards Devon League and Budleigh ought to have been preparing to entertain Tavistock.

England spinner Dom Bess revealed keeping on top of his fitness has proven a suitable distraction from the anxiety he felt when learning the country was going into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports the press association.

All the results from matchday five of the East Dveon T20 Virtual Cricket League together with updated tables

With the 2020 Tolchards Devon Cricket League suspended for the foreseeable future, every Saturday we will be taking a look back at the same gameweek from 2019.

Cricket clubs can reopen net facilities - as long as they adhere to the strict guidelines as laid down in a communication to all clubs in the county.

Matchday four of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League saw Sidmouth march on at top of the Division One table.

There is, of course, no cricket action at the moment and so we take a look at early season action in recent Devon League campaigns.

Former England captain Alec Stewart admits it may be best for the long-term health of county cricket if there is no action this season.

Matchday three of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League and how our local teams fared together with all the scores and the updated tables

With no cricket to enjoy at the Maer ground - for now - owing to the Conronavirus pandemic, we have taken a look at early May games for the Maer men in recent seasons - enjoy!

Players due to take part in The Hundred this summer have been informed their contracts have been terminated, including seven from Somerset.

Exmouth and Topsham St James both won on matchday two of the East Devon T20 Virtual Cricket League, but Budleigh were beaten for the second matchday running - all the latest scores and tables

The Tolchards Devon Cricket League should have got underway on the first Saturday of May, but, owing to the on-going Coronavirus pandemic, it does seem increasingly likely that we will be lucky to see ‘any’ cricket this year.

The Tolchards Devon Cricket League should have swung into action last weekend with the first round of fixtures across all 15 divisions.

Matchday one of the East Devon Virtual Cricket League saw Division One wins for Sidmouth, Seaton, Ottery St Mary, Whimple and Kilmington.

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