60s 2nd XI

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O'60's 2nd XI 'Duckworthed' v Somerset at Wembdon CC

Devon batted on a rain filled afternoon to 154 for 5, Steve Harris (49*) and Dave Hart (25*) sharing a partnership of 72 in the driving rain. After a prolonged delay of 2hrs, Somerset chased a generous target of 98 in 20 overs, and achieved it with 4 balls to spare. An away draw in the last 8 and it seems AWAY to YORKSHIRE RIDINGS on AUGUST 10th...Neil Matthews awaits your decision?

 

DEVON O'60's 2nd XI v GLOUCESTERSHIRE 20/7/21

A steaming hot day at Bovey Tracey CC meant winning the toss was vital …. After completing the hard part Devon batted first amassing 221-9, Flicker 51 and Kennard 39 got us off to a good start and then Steve Harris with a beautifully timed innings of 64no left the Gloucestershire fielders toiling. Despite losing an early wicket Gloucestershire made progress into the total, and at 100-1 the game was in the balance, but Devon bowled and fielded with great skill and finally worked their way through the batting order, Harris 3-33 completing his all-round performance and Gloucestershire were bowled out for 193. Devon winning by 28 runs.

TEAM: L-R TOP  Chappell, Botton, Gaza, Floyer, A.Rose, Western (Umpire)                                                                    L-R BOTTOM  Lambert, Kennard, Flicker, Matthews (Capt') Clarke (wkt) Harris, Price

 

 

2021 Season Fixtures for the Championship O'70's, O'60's 1st & 2nd XI's.

The National O'70's League comprises 22 teams, and Devon will be in the group stages with Somerset, Glos, Hants, Wales, Worcs & Wilts. 12 matches (home & away)  top EIGHT from all groups go forward to the KO, next EIGHT to the VASE, remainder to BOWL.  Matches to be played EVERY THURSDAY from May 6th to July 22nd. Overs 40 & 45 (Worcs only)  

O'70's fixtures remaining...Quarter Finals Thursday Aug 5th, Semi-Finals Thursday August 19th, Finals Thursday September 2nd

Thursday JULY 22nd     DEVON v Wilts                 Bradninch              12.30       40 overs

National Championship for the O'60's 1st XI in group of SEVEN, *O'60's 2nd XI in group of 6, every TUESDAY from APRIL 27th to JULY 27th, then the K.O. follows, likewise VASE & BOWL competition... Venue, overs, teas TBC... Start times 1300 for all matches.

O'60's 1st XI fixtures remaining:

Tuesday JULY 27th      WILTS v Devon               Goatacre CC                   13.00      45 overs

* O'60's 2nd XI fixtures remaining:   

JULY 20th      DEVON v Glos                   Bovey Tracey          1pm

JULY 27th      SOMERSET v Devon              Wembdon          1pm 

 

Devon Over 60s 2nd XI Team 2017
BACK L-R...Rice, Overthrow, Darke, Watts, Shephard, Keen, Berman, Pyle, Western (Umpire)...
FRONT L-R...Rose, Amery (Capt) Ashplant, Bell.


Devon Over 60s 2nd XI Team 2016

Devon Over 60s 2nd XI 2015 Report

A disappointing end to a season full of promise, as we again arrested the 'Western Division Title' for the third year running, due certainly to a group of players whom gave commitment throughout, with the willingness to play or support the team whenever called upon to do so.

Sadly the season ended in controversy with Surrey, and then the unwillingness of Sussex to travel halfway, put the blinkers down on what was a successful season yet again, and of course the weather was another important factor.

My thanks to Ian Western, Nick Forbes, Roger Tolchard, Pete Gascoigne & Di Wadsworth for all your contributions.

Congratulations to leading run scorers Richard Coe & Gerry Keen, and leading wicket takers Graham Darke, Reehan Caryl, Paul Berman, Pete Rose & wicket-keeper Nigel Mountford, who had a great season behind the stumps & also with the bat.

Newcomers Andy Rose, Mike Giles, Alastair Ashworth & Eddie Clarke all settled into their first season well, thanks also to Barry Flicker, Dave Gambie & Dave Amery for playing your part.

To my Vice-Captain Richard Coe 'thanks a million' for without your continued help, none of this would have been achieved.

As you probably know by now that I am standing down, so that hopefully I may play 1st XI cricket next year, it's been a pleasure sharing this success with you all.

Peter (Sheps) Shephard

Downloads:
2015_O60s2ndXI_Batting_League.pdf
2015_O60s2ndXI_Bowling_League.pdf
2015_O60s2ndXI_Cup_Batting.pdf
2015_O60s2ndXI_Cup_Bowling.pdf

See Archive Section for all downloadable reports and statistics

Nomination of new captain...

It's not too long before the Dinner in November, and between the playing members of the 2014/5 successful sides, you now have to nominate a successor who will Captain the side for the 2016 season, nominations please to the Secretary Stuart Lott.

Kind Regards

Sheps

Devon County Seniors Cricket Club...WESTERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS 2013/14/15

Devon O'60's 2nd XI members/players...

I have in stock, various sizes of the 'New Yellow Polo Shirts' only 21 made, and I am holding them in stock, please see 'KIT' for sizes.

If you require one please Email me immediately, and I will keep one back for you until the Dinner in November, but please send Stuart £11 directly...they are very smart indeed!

Sheps

Travelling to Sussex for the Semi-Final of the Plate Competition...General Consensus of opinion was not to travel.

Thank you for your input, and today I informed Sussex that we won't be travelling to Horsham C.C.to take part in the Semi-Finals of the Plate Competition this Wednesday Sept' 9th, due to the non-availability of some (3), and the unwillingness of Sussex to meet half-way to play this match.

My thanks to you all for putting up with me for this year, as I shall be standing down as Captain...I have really enjoyed leading the team, and will have some lovely memories of the fact that we have achieved THREE straight Championship successess, well done everyone!...see you all at the Dinner in November, book with Stuart now to avoid disappointment (Rosey)

Kind Regards

Sheps

O60s 2nd XI v Sussex at Horsham CC. EITHER this Tue Sept 8th OR Wed 9th

Devon O'60's 2nd XI v Sussex at Horsham C.C. EITHER this Tuesday September 8th OR Wednesday 9th leaving Exeter Court Hotel 7-30am...(3 hrs 30 mins journey time).

Team from:

Shephard, A.Rose, Keen, Coe, Matthews, P.Rose, Mountford, Reehan, Giles, Berman, Amery, Ashworth, Darke.

Umpire: Ian Western.
Scorer: Pete Gascoigne.

O'60's 2nd XI lose in tense Quarter-Final with Surrey...

Loosing the toss never helps this time of year, and Devon were inserted. Sheps (41) & Rose JNR got off to a flyer, 40 off 10overs, then the Surrey spinners quelled Devon's ambitions, then an unfortunate run-out, but runs from Rose SNR (45) & Coe (30) posted a reasonable target of 186.
Sadly, our bowling didn't turn up for this match, save the hard working Mike Giles, (9.5.11.1) Reehan picked up three, the pitch eased to make batting batter, and Surrey got over the line with two overs to spare...MOM...Mike Giles

Devon face Sussex now in the SEMI-FINALS of the Plate Competition, hopefully a mid-way game next week at either Malborough CC or Bournemouth University Ground, those involved please make yourselves available over the next TWO weeks please.

Devon O'60's 2nd XI draw Surrey at home in the Quarter Finals of the Seevent K.O. Cup Competition:

Your support would be very welcome at Bovey Tracey Cricket Club on Tuesday August 25th 1-30pm start.

Confirmed by Seevent... K.O. Draw for the Cup, as of tonight 15/8/2015:

Match 1 HANTS v GLOS
Match 2 CAMBS/HUNTS v SUSSEX
Match 3 DEVON v SURREY
Match 4 YORKS v CHESHIRE

Matches to be played 16th - 28th August, and very likely DEVON will be playing (home) at Bovey Tracey week beginning August 24th...please make sure that you are available for selection.

O'60's 2nd XI win 'Western Division Title'

For the 3rd year running, Devon O'60's 2nd XI have won the 'Western Division Title' after their match v Wales (away) was abandoned due to poor weather forecast, runners up Cheshire were only 15 points adrift.
Devon now have a home game at Bovey Tracey, in the Quarter Finals, well done to ALL team players throughout this year.

20/20 Cricket Match in 'AID OF HOSPICE' at Shaldon C.C. SAT SEPT' 5th 12 noon

Calling all Devon Seniors, a T20 match has been arranged v Shaldon O'50's XI on Saturday September 5th at 12 NOON, in aid of the local Hospice, plenty of Hospitality available on the day...
Please advise 'Sheps' if you wish to play, all in a good cause!
01548-856337...0797-4045-182...petershephard3@gmail.com

Steve Preston has requested we give this as much support as we can, thank you!

O'60's 2nd XI Competition...ALL GROUP MATCHES to be played by AUGUST 14th 2015

LAST 8 matches to be played from AUGUST 16th - 28th 2015

SEMI-FINALS AUGUST 20th - SEPT 4th

FINALS SEPTEMBER 15th/16th/17th

The SQUAD of players most likely to be used for this forthcoming 2015 Season are:

Shephard (capt), Flicker, Keen, Coe (v-capt), Watts, Matthews, A.Rose, Foan, P.Rose, Mountford, Reehan, Darke, Mike Giles, Gambie, Clarke, Trout, Berman, Overthrow, Bernie Wilson, Alastair Ashworth.

UMPIRE: Ian Western/Nick Forbes
SCORER: Pete Gascoigne/Di Wadsworth

Both O60s 1st & 2nd XI captains will be in constant communication regarding the selection of sides playing in the 'National Seevent County Championship'. If you haven't already done so, please give your respective captains your AVAILABILITY IMMEDIATELY.


Devon over 60s 2nd XI 2015

Back Row L-R: Flicker, Watling, Darke, Mountford, Watts, A. Rose, Keen, Caryl, Clarke.
Front Row: L-R: Coe (VC) P.Rose, Shephard (Capt') Berman


Devon over 60s 2nd XI 2014

Back Row L-R
Peter Shepherd, Derek Foan, Gerald Keen, Mike Denford, David Gambie, Mike Trout, Graham Darke
and Ian Western (umpire)

Front Row L-R
Paul Berman, Neil Matthews, Keith White (Seniors Sponsor), Stuart Munday and Barry Flicker

 

 

 

OVER 60s 2nd XI CAPTAIN - NEIL MATTHEWS

Having played well over 75 matches for Devon County Seniors CC through 50’s and 60’s teams, it is a great honour for me to be asked to captain this side for the 2020 season. Dave will be a hard act to follow, but the captaincy of the last 3 games last year has given me an insight into the challenges ahead, as well as the thrill of winning a National competition.

I have played cricket since school and represented cricket clubs in Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Cheshire and Devon in my nomadic work lifestyle. Moving to Devon in 1986 and playing my cricket at Torquay CC eventually led to my captaining the Second XI to the “A” Division title and runners up in the Premier Division, before a move to Cheshire. My last cricketing move coincided with my first Seniors tour to South Africa and came in 2005 when I was persuaded to move to South Devon CC where I still play my cricket now.

I look forward to building on the success of the previous seasons and to introducing new players to the Seniors set up. We all have our aches and pains to deal with, but nothing can replace the cut and thrust of competition and the camaraderie of the dressing room.

I hope you all have a successful season.

Neil Matthews
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