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    Records

    We are greatly indebted to Chris Carruthers for maintaining the Club’s records so diligently.

    Results 1930-2019 (as accurately as club archives allow)

    Played 1089 Won 443 Lost 255 Drawn 293 Tied 7 Abandoned 91

    Presidents

    1930-31 F.M.Heywood
    1932-33 R.N.R.Blaker
    1934-73 F.C.Drake
    1974-85 H.N.E.Alston
    1986-92 A.P.Henderson
    1993-98 A.P.F.Alexander
    1999-2005 C.H.Carruthers
    2006-2008 R.C.B.Mole
    2009-2011 C.Dean
    2012-2013 R.P.Heazell
    2014-2016 P.H.Spray
    2017- M.T.Barford

    Captains

    1930-31 W.F.M.Jones 1950 H.J.Rose
    1932 J.R.Outram 1951-54 W.B.Hart
    1933-36 G.E.Arthurs 1955-60 G.W.L.Courtenay
    1937 E.R.Smith 1961-68 in abeyance
    1938 W.B.Hart 1969-73 C.Dean
    1939 T.R.Garnett 1974-85 C.H.Carruthers
    1940-45 in abeyance 1986-92 M.T.Barford
    1946-47 H.N.E.Alston 1993-99 P.H.Spray
    1948 E.J.Kahn 2000- M.R.Oliver
    1949 D.C.Smith

    Two Centuries in a Match

    G.W.L. Courtenay 1378 and 108 v Dorset Rangers at Weymouth on 1st and 2nd in September 1952

    Three Centuries in Consecutive Innings

    M.T.Barford  186* v Seaton, 129 v Somerset Stragglers, 108* v Dorset Rangers in 1972

    Ten Wickets in an Innings

    H.N.E.Alston 18.4 overs 3 maidens, 63 runs 10 wickets v Seaton on 31st August 1936

    Nine Wickets in an Inning

    C.G.Bridgeman 9-40   v N.U.Coates’ XI on 3rd September 1949
    C.Dean 9-19   v Queens’ College, Cambridge on 20th April 1968
    C.Dean 9-44   v Lynton on 8th September 1968
    A.P.F.Alexander 9-31   v North Devon on 4th September 1969
    C.Dean 9-27   v Somerset Stragglers on 31st August 1977

    Hat Tricks Etc.

    4 wickets in 4 balls, all bowled, P.D.Yates v Lynton on 5th September 1965

    4 wickets in 5 balls, D.W.Knight v Chudleigh on 2nd September 1950

    3 wickets in four balls twice in an innings, G.H.Mathewson v Trinity Hall, Cambridge on 24th April 1951

    Hat Tricks

    P.R.Sheppick v North Devon on 5th September 1938
    D.C.Smith v Lynton on 6th September 1952
    W.B.Hart v Lynton on 10th September 1955
    A.P.F.Alexander v Somerset Stragglers on 7th September 1964
    R.J.Wiggs v Jesus College, Cambridge on 18th April 1969
    R.Pitcher v Bridgetown on 2nd August 1992
    J.Peet v Sparkford on 20th July 2003
    O.Wood v Sidmouth on 25th July 2003
    S.George v Chairman’s XI, Portugal on 10th April 2004
    S.Kennedy v Gek, Corfu on 3rd April 2016
    A.Pring v Sidmouth on 27th July 2016

    Notable Performances

    1936 T.R.Garnett and G.F.Kershaw 144 for 1st wicket in 51 minutes v Devon Dumplings
    1950 D.W.Knight 4 wickets in 5 balls v Chudleigh
    1951 G.H.Mathewson 3 wickets in 4 balls twice in an innings v Trinity Hall, Cambridge
    1952 G.W.L. Courtenay Two Centuries in a match, 137 and 108 v Dorset Rangers at Weymouth
    1956 M.P.White 5 innings 5 not out 257 runs 100* highest score
    1958 H.N.E.Alston 17.5 overs 8 maidens 18 runs 7 wickets v Sidmouth
    1959 Lunch score (under 2 hours batting) 177-8 v Somerset Stragglers
    1965 P.D.Yates 4 wickets in 4 balls v Lynton
    1974 M.T.Barford Centuries on three consecutive days, 186* v Seaton, 108* v Dorset Rangers, 129 v Somerset Stragglers
    2000 S.J.Halliday 6 innings 4 not out 560 runs 158* highest score 280.0 average
    2000 351-1 to beat Old Aluredians (including opening stand of 304 by S.J.Halliday and T.R.Barford)
    2002 S.J.Halliday 7 innings 5 not out 474 runs 128* highest score 237.0 average
    2017 A.Thomas 6 wickets for 9 runs in 14 balls v Heathcoat

    Record Scores

    Highest by the Club 383-3 v Concordia 1990
    Highest against the Club 402 v North Devon 1933
    Lowest by the Club 24 v North Devon 1963
    Lowest against the Club 40 v North Devon 1950
    Highest aggregate of runs
    In two-day match 1089 v Somerset Stragglers 1953
    In one-day match 701 v Old Aluredians 2000

    Partnership Records

    1st wicket 312* S.J.Halliday, C.M.B.Williams v North Devon 2001
    2nd wicket 222 A.L.Dowding, M.P.White v Seaton 1956
    3rd wicket 202 H.Kennedy, C.Thomas v Kilmington 2016
    4th wicket 186* M.T.Barford, M.R.Oliver v Somerset Stragglers 1973
    5th wicket 145 H.J.C.Bashford, G.W.L.Courtenay v Pembroke College 1953
    6th wicket 161 P.L.Barford, T.R.Barford v Sidmouth 2006
    7th wicket 143 G.E.Arthurs, P.Watkin-Williams v Seaton 1935
    8th wicket 105 P.L.Barford, S.Hogg v Devon Dumplings 2007
    9th wicket 86 M.D.Peregrine, D.C.Smith v U.S.Portland 1953
    10th wicket 75 G.A.F.Ramsden, P.R.Sheppick v Devon Dumplings 1935

    The Double (100 wkts & 1000 runs)

    wkts/runs
    A.P.F. Alexander 376/1928
    H.N.E.Alston 535/3099
    C.H.Carruthers 124/1089
    J.P.Haynes 239/2603
    J.P.Kennedy 142/3492
    S.R.Oliver 117/1189
    J.S.Peet 131/1212
    M.D.Peregrine 152/1030
    H.J.Rose 129/1373
    M.P.White 124/1843