Devon County Seniors Cricket Club

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O'67+ XI beat WALES by 133 runs...now '9 wins out of 9'...and unbeaten!

Devon scored 226 for 4, Tom Stanton (75 rt'd)  Bob Macey (49)  Richard Coe (34 n.o.)  with Somerset taking 3hrs to bowl 40 overs... they replied with 190 for 4, also with a retired batsman on 75 

WORCS 93 for 6 off 40 overs...Darke (2 for 20) P.Rose (1 for 17)  Gambie (1 for 12) Theedom (1 for 10) Mike Seal (3 caught behind)

DEVON  94 for 4 off 28 overs...Eames (40)  Theedom (23 n.o.)...a very comfortable WIN for Devon.  

** With very few matches left Devon head the Table with 167 points, 8 wins out of 8...Wiltshire follow in 2nd place on 135 points, and Somerset 3rd with 88 points.

Devon thrashed Wales in perhaps their last game of the Season...Posting 229 for 5...Whitby (65) and Stanton (60 n.o) Eames (35) and knocks of (29) from Keen and (17) from Coe.

Wales were never in the hunt with Roy Page (3 for 21) Eames (2 for 12) the pick of the bowlers as Ashworth, Theedom & Coe picked up a wkt apiece as the hosts finished on 96 for 8.

The 'David Shepherd Cricket Trust' luncheon on Friday September 27th at the 'Exeter Golf & Country Club'

 The David Shepherd Cricket Trust has secured the services of 'Geoff Miller' whom is a renowned guest speaker for  these events, the venue being the 'Exeter Golf & Country Club' on FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27th. Jack Davey & Peter Shephard are organising this, and with hopefully your help, we will raise funds for this excellent Charity...The venue will seat 160 guests, and will be 16 tables of 10 @ £40 pp for a *****TWO COURSE meal...those DCSCC members wishing to host a table (£400) please get in touch with  petershephard3@gmail.com...01548-856337...0797-4045-182...likely start time from 11am - till it ends!

*Sponsor for this event is 'VOSPERS MOTOR RETAILERS, a family business established in 1946, and one of the TOP 50 motor retailers. VOSPERS has an enviable reputation for customer service, excellence, professionalism and innovation.

** GEOFF MILLER OBE a hugely respected figure in the world of cricket, both through his time playing the game (34 Tests 25 ODI's) and responsibilities afterwards, it's said that there's no one who knows more about the game. A former Test stalwart, the first National Selector of the ECB and most recently President of Derbyshire CCC (played for Derbyshire from 1973-1986, went to Essex 87-89 returning to Derby 1990)

***Raffle prizes...4 ball Voucher donated by Exeter Golf & Country Club.

**** Tables of 10 reserved...Devon County Cricket Club, Torquay CC, Devon County Seniors CC, Vospers Motor Retailers, Kingsbridge Veterans, Tim Western, Keith Biggs (7)

***** TWO COURSE meal...Mains (1) Roast Pork Tenderloin, swede fondant, apple puree, cabbage, bacon, glazed potato, black pudding & cider sauce...(2) Fillet of Sea Bream, crushed herb potatoes, leeks, baby turnips, chervil & mussel cream...Desserts (1)  Treacle Tart & vanilla cream...(2)  Pear Crumble with stem ginger ice-cream.

See ALSO:  www.dsct111.org.uk

******PAYMENT...Account name: DSCT...Sort Code:  40-36-22...Account No:  92691744...Reference:  Name            Please send MENU CHOICES direct to  petershephard3@gmail.com   for example MAINS 1 or 2...DESSERTS 1 or 2.

 

Steve Harris (5 for 34) leads Devon O'60' 2nd XI to victory v Glos by 19 runs

It was a thriller, as Devon only posted 157 for 9, and this was Captain, Dave Amery in charge for the last time...a little rain affected to start with, but openers Sheps (34) and Clarke (15) got the side off to a relatively good start, and progreesed to 71 for 2, with Kennard (19) and A. Rose (20) then Hart (18) and a little 'cameo' from Pyle (13 n.o.) but was this enough?...Indeed it was,although it must be said, a few catches went amiss, as second change bowler Steve Harris, removed all of Gloucestershires middle order with a very well deserved (5 for 34) two for Amers (2 for 28) and one each for Kennard & Price, with Glos wanting 23 off the last two overs which they couldn't manage...Devon winners by 19 runs, and meet Cheshire (away) next week, and Buckinghamshire the week after.

BOWLING:  Pyle 9 1 32 0...Price 8 0 23 1...Harris 9 0 34 5...Kennard 9 5 16 1...Amery 9 2 28 2...A.Rose 1 0 3 0

* Dave Amery 'bows out' now after 3 yrs as Captain of the O'60's 2nd XI, our grateful thanks for a job well done!

** ALSO our sincere thanks to Barbara Amery & Barry and his team, for the organisation at SDCC for this season.

Spanish Tour 2020...Desert Springs APRIL 23rd - 28th (Euro 374pp)...Neil Price steps up

Sadly, our tour organiser from last year, Neil Matthews, is unavailable for the proposed tour back to Spain from April 23rd - 28th next year. BUT Neil Price has stepped up to take over for the next TOUR 2020 to Spain, please let's give him our ultimate support...DETAILS now under EVENTS, tours.

Committee meeting at the 'Coaver Club' on WEDS September 11th at 7pm

170,000 'HITS' on the Website to date... VISITS 108,000...into the 2nd year!

 We have now installed our own 'full analytics & visitor statistics', this is monitored by our Administration Control Panel through the Webmaster...HITS OVER 170,000 ... VISITS OVER  108,000... these have been recorded daily from 18/10/2017 -10/08/2019

 

WANTED: Able-bodied and talented cricketers aged 48+ for your Counties National Championship for O'50's 1st & 2nd XI's, O'60's 1st & 2nd XI's, 67+ XI & Sunday & Mid-Week Friendly XI. To discuss membership, please contact one of our Club's Officers, on the Contacts page.

Peter Shephard & Dave Gambie with Keith White MBE, Managing Director of 'Michael Spiers', Devon County Seniors Cricket Club's major sponsor 2018 and onwards.