Anning hits out and Exmouth march on

PUBLISHED: 08:25 20 June 2010 | UPDATED: 08:25 20 June 2010

Exmouth bowler Trevor Anning. Photo by Simon Horn exsp 9032-26-09SH

Exmouth bowler Trevor Anning. Photo by Simon Horn exsp 9032-26-09SH


Exmouth chalked up yet another victory and also strengthened their grip on the A Division of the Francis Clark Devon League.

It was another fine all round display with bat and ball that saw the Maer men to an 84 run win over Barton.

Trevor Anning (pictured), led the way with the bat as Exmouth scored 260-6.

The in form David Lye was again amongst the runs with 46, skipper Richard Baggs hit 34 , Andy Buzza struck 29 and Chris Metters chipped in with an unbeaten 22 as the home side closed on 260-6. Matters and Lye then both took three wickets as Barton were bowled out for 176.

Second placed Heathcoat were held by Cornwood, third placed Sandford banked maximum points with a win over Abbotskerswell whilst the other maximum points winners in the section were Torquay, who beat South Devon and Alphington, who beat Tavistock.

See the coming week’s Exmouth Journal for full match reports and comment on the Exmouth win.

A DIVISION SCORES (Saturday June 19)

Exmouth 260-6 (T Anning 57, D Lye 46, R Baggs 34, C Metters 22no; A Buzza 29; D Calland 2-30, L Adderley 2-39), Barton 176 (J Porter 64, extras 42, A Parker 25; C Metters 3-36, D Lye 3-27). Exmouth (20pts) bt Barton (7) by 84 runs.

Tavistock 101 (P Brown 21, A Bygott 29, extras 20; S Pimm 6-57, A Pollard 4-42), Alphington 102 (D Haysom 25no, S Poortman 70no). Alphington (20pts) bt Tavistock (1) by 10 wkts.

Torquay 221-7 (M Hickey 101, T Western 40, N Watkin 28, J Thompson 20; G Kumara 2-52, M Coult 2-63), South Devon 76 (V Kulkarni 35; I Ali 5-36, B Passenger 2-8, N Watkin 3-25). Torquay (20pts) bt South Devon (30 by 146 runs.

Sandford 244-6 (A Small 79no, M Durrand 39no; B Kennedy 4-51, M Smith 2-67), Abbotskerswell 158 (R Acton 47no, M Smith 39; J Palmer 6-63). Sandford (20pts) bt Abbotskerswell (6) by 86 runs.

Cornwood 216-7 (C Parker 45, R Dart 26, D K Boase 31no, A Cheema 35; P Elliot 2-32,J Menheneott 2-63), Heathcoat 177-9 (S Smith 50, P Randerson 28; A Cheema 2-44, A Bees 2-35, D Petherbridge 2-26, K Willcock 2-5). Cornwood (15pts) drew with Heathcoat (9).

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