Cricket


DORSET CCC are busy preparing to face Somerset CCC in a T20 fixture on Tuesday (July 3rd) at North Perrott CC with a start time 5.30pm. Officials from Dorset CCC and North Perrott CC have been planning throughout the winter to ensure that the match day runs smoothly in order to provide both teams and …

HALF centuries from Luke Webb and Ed Ellis combined with a two four wicket hauls from Jigar Naik helped Dorset County Cricket Club to a 92 run win over Wiltshire in their Unicorns Championship opener at Sherborne School. After winning the toss Dorset skipper Chris Park opted to bat first but his side soon slumped …

UPLYME & Lyme Regis Cricket Club is mounting a crucial fund-raising campaign to ensure their future after a 132-year run. Uplyme & Lyme Regis Cricket club, which has teams in the Tolchard’s Devon Cricket League Divisions D (east) and H (east) faces possible closure at the end of the 2018 season, with the loss of …

DORSET County Cricket Club had a mixed day in their latest Minor Counties T20 League Group 4 double header against Wales at The Leaze Ground in Wimborne. The opening match saw Dorset skipper Jigar Naik win the toss and invite the visitors to bat first. An early double strike for seamer Mark Wolsenholme had the …

BETWEEN 1966 and 1979 Somerset all-rounder Graham Burgess  played in 252 First Class matches and 210 one-day games, and was part of the side during the ‘Glory Years’ when they lifted five one-day trophies in as many seasons. Following his retirement, Burgess became a well-respected umpire on the First Class circuit for 19 seasons. As …

Beaminster 144-4 (18 overs) Dorchester 49 all out (14.3 overs) The Beaminster Cricket Club’s U13s team won the West Dorset Cup and go through to the County Cup after a comfortable victory against Dorchester. Batting first, Beaminster set an impressive 144 from 18 overs. Tegan Furner (32 retired) and Adam Moss (31 retired) were in …

THERE was no doubting the Man-of-the-Match in Chard Cricket Club 1st XIs 82-run win over visitors Minehead in their West of England Premier League Somerset Division opener. Batting first, Chard carded 182 for 9 from their allotted 50 overs with Pete Moxom top scoring with a four-boundary 47 while Scoot Wells-Burr found the ropes seven …

MARTINSTOWN completed a league and Cup double as the West Dorset Indoor Cricket League, sponsored by Weymouth Tandoori, concluded with a thrilling competition in the under 16s.   Semi Final One: Beaminster 135-3 beat Dorchester 134-4 by 3wks In a pulsating game Beaminster edged out a valiant Dorchester with three balls to spare. Batting first, …