Devon County Seniors Cricket Club

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Club Cricket Conference annual lunch at LORDS on 25/11/2019

The Club Cricket Conference (CCC) annual lunch takes place on Monday November 25th in the Nursery Pavilion at Lords. Tables of 10 (£750) or £79 per head to include a three course lunch & half a bottle of wine. If you are interested in attending, please contact ROBBIE BOOK (Chairman of the CCC)

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CHAIRMANSHIP

David Gambie has for several years served as the Clubs President and more recently as Chairman. However, he has indicated that he is no longer able to continue.

We need someone to step up to take this vital role on.

The Club can manage without a President, but having a Chairman is crucial if we are to continue to be able to play the cricket that we do.

Paul Berman & Andy Rose are continuing as Secretary & Treasurer, so there will be continuity of Officers for a new Chairman.

Please give this matter some serious thought, whether as a nominator for a candidate, or for taking it on yourself.

 

'Geoff Miller OBE' wows guests at the annual David Shepherd Cricket Trust luncheon

One hundred guests were royally entertained by Guest speaker Geoff Miller OBE, at the DSCT Charity lunch held at the Exeter Golf & Country Club last week, sponsored by Vospers Motor House...Raffle prizes from Michael Spiers, Exeter Golf & Country Club, Dartmoor Brewery, & Tolchards...At Auction, a gentlemens Mont Blanc pen (£340 rrp) a Cricket Ball, signed by Eion Morgan & Joe Root fetched £150 & an Autographed bat signed by Sir Alistair Cook, Sir Ian Botham & James Anderson went under the hammer for roughly £750...the ordinary raffle raised £880+...full details on the DCB website.

Future social events coming up for all to enjoy!

 Many ex-cricketers now 'Seniors', are getting in touch and want to take part in some of the social events taking place, and it's growing... the WEBSITE has done wonders, but for those who don't wish to take part in the game itself and just want to be sociable, so be it, that's perfect! 

 

**Events on the Calenda for this year:  AGM & Dinner on November 2nd, another day out at Macey's in 2020. proposed.tour to LEICS/WARWICKSHIRE for 2 games pre-season 2020.

*** For every EVENT FULL DEPOSITS will be required please!

'Stats' & 'Photos' write ups, now available through Club/archive 2019

My apologies to those who have been seeking end of year 'Stats' gentlemen, now available in Club/Archive...thank you for your patience!

O'60's 2nd XI emphatic FINALS triumph over Sussex by 66 runs in 'Vase' competition

Put into bat, Devon posted 166 for 6 off their alloted 45 overs, Sheps (29) and Stanton (32) putting on an opening partnership of 54 runs, then Andy Rose (71 n.o.)  made a match winning contribution adding another 49 runs with Stanton & pushing the score along to 166 for 6 at tea. Extras played a large part of Sussex reply (24)  before Pyle, Price, Harding, Amery & Harris got to work, and at 66 for 5, then 74 for 7 the writing was on the wall, only for Pyle to return and take two wickets on the bounce, and up for a hatrick at the start of next season, reducing the Sussex side to 99 all out.

*Match Stats:  Bowling...Price 9 2 14 2...Pyle 7.2 4 12 4...Harding 9 3 21 3...Amery 9 1 20 1...Harris 7 0 19 0

                      Batting...Sheps 29 off 53 balls, 5x4's...Stanton 32 off 75 balls, 3x4's...Rose 71 n.o. off 93 balls, 6x4's 1x6

                      Partnerships...1st Wkt 54...2nd Wkt 49

                      Extras...24 

** A big  'THANK YOU'  to Cirencester CC for staging this match, to the Umpires that stood during the game, Scorers, Telegragh man, and Steve Preston 12th man, also to Len Attard our SW Counties National administrator, who handed over the trophy to the winning Captain Neil Matthews of DEVON.

***  To our surprise, on arrival at the ground, who should we 'bump into' but Choo Choo, Graham Watts, playing for his new County, Sussex.

 

 

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.