Category Archives: Friendly Matches

Stogumber Sunday XI 162-9 Wellington Sunday XI 163-3

Wellington Sunday XI got their 2019 season underway with this friendly match with West Somerset League Division One Stogumber at their pleasant facility last weekend and it was an away win that was recorded. A thirty over per side was played due to rain delaying the start and it was the home side who won the toss and decided to bat first. Rawle and James got going well as they added 72 first wicket runs, but credit to skipper Macaulay

Wellington Midweek XI 132-6 Somerset Stragglers 136-5

Wellington Midweek XI’s opening game of 2019 was a social evening game against Somerset Stragglers CC at Trull CC last Wednesday evening and the Red and Blacks came back with a five wicket loss with just seven balls left in what was an 18 overs per side game. Oli Beale won the toss and elected to bat and this saw Ben Evett strike 18 to take Wellington forward, but at 29-3 some consolidation was needed and it came from a

Sidmouth 2nd XI 169 Wellington 164-8

Wellington completed their pre-season matches for 2019 with a trip to the seaside to take on Sidmouth 2nd XI last Sunday and came away with a narrow five run loss after a spirited effort to chase down 170 to win just came up short. Taking on a side who plays its league cricket in the middle echelons of the Devon League it was they who won the toss and opted to bat first and Wellington reduced them to 25-5 as

Lympsham and Belvedere 209 Wellington 211-5

Wellington got their opening win for 2019 on Easter Sunday in more glorious weather as a five wicket win at Somerset League Division Three club Lympsham and Belvedere, near Weston Super Mare, was obtained. The home side posted 90 for the first wicket as M.Hosey hit a fine 52 and Crockett a decent 37 before Sam Whitefield made the initial breakthroughs. L and B continued to motor and got to 191-5 with Neate’s 40 and B.Hosey’s 34 adding good runs

Wellington 137-6 Bradninch 140-3

Wellington continued their pre-season matches for 2019 with a trip to Devon League Division A side Bradninch on Easter Saturday as the warm weather saw both sides play in the sort of weather that they wish to see be the case as the season commences proper in the coming weeks. Arron Campbell opted to bat first on winning the toss and it was tough going against a disciplined and controlled home attack who reduced the Red and Blacks to 66-6

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