ONLY a handful of games started on a soggy Saturday in the Devon Senior League and not one of them was played to a conclusion. Three games started in the Premier Division, including North Devon's home game against Plympton. Just six overs' play took pla
ONLY a handful of games started on a soggy Saturday in the Devon Senior League - and not one of them was played to a conclusion.Three games started in the Premier Division, including North Devon's home game against Plympton.Just six overs' play took place at Instow where North Devon were hosting Plympton.Plympton's Lewis Gregory, who has just been named in the England U17 squad to play the Combined Services at Portsmouth later this week, cleaned out Devon batsman Neil Bettis in the brief period of play possible. North Devon were six for one when it rained.Bettis made amends on a personal level playing for Devon on Tuesday, hitting 88 against Dorset in a Minor Counties Championship game at Bournemouth.North Devon 2nd XI had no game last Saturday.North Devon 1st XI are away to Exeter this Saturday. The 2nd XI host their Exeter counterparts.l BARNSTAPLE & Pilton got more cricket in than anyone else in the B Division - 29 overs to be precise at home to Shobrooke Park.Steve Poortman (75) handed out some rough treatment to the normally miserly Steve Moore (1-48) as Shbrooke put up 100 for the first wicket.Moore got his man eventually, leaving Chris Ford (32no) and Justin Dollow (15no) to bat out until the rain came.Shortest game of the day was at Barton, where the home side's 2nd XI faced three balls against Hatherleigh before the rain swept in.Other RESULTKingsbridge II 73-2 (O Etoe 37no) v Braunton. Rain stopped play. Braunton (7pts), Kingsbridge (6).