Cricket

Clevedon’s title aspirations were put on hold as rain wiped out their match against Bristol, but they still hold a healthy lead.

Backwell Flax Bourton kept up their title challenge with a comprehensive 10-wicket victory over Claverham.

Cleeve produced a fine performance to defeat league leaders Bath 3rd XI to remain in the promotion hunt.

Portishead Cricket Club has been supported by the Somerset Cricket Board to set up a new girls’ softball team.

A lacklustre performance by Clevedon saw them pick up maximum points against Bedminster, maintaining their lead at the top of the table.

A record breaking unbeaten 202 by Backwell Flax Bourton opening batsman Tim Martin helped his side to a comprehensive victory over Stapleton.

Nailsea suffered a 52-run defeat at Old Bristolians Westbury and slipped back to third place in the league table.

Portishead blown away

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Portishead were plunged into the relegation zone with a heavy defeat against Shirehampton.

Cleeve missed out on a chance to move into second spot, losing to near neighbours Long Ashton by four wickets.

All-rounder Ryan Higgins starred for Clevedon in this lop-sided victory over Taunton St Andrews.

Congresbury opening batsmen Iraq Thomas and Justin Yau put on 172 for the first wicket in a dominant display against local rivals Claverham.

Cleeve 1st XI clinched their seventh straight consecutive victory on the trot with a seven-wicket success over West United.

Nailsea lost a high-scoring match against Pak Bristolians to hit their promotion hopes.

Backwell Flax Bourton crash to their first defeat of the season against promotion rivals Pakistani Express.

Portishead’s reply to Frenchay’s modest total fell well short, running out 103 runs short.

A sublime century by Harry Ellison helped Clevedon to a fine victory against Frocester, who included former Clevedon favourite Andy Solomons in their team.

Cleeve cruised to a 121-run victory over league leaders Lodway to record their fifth victory in a row.

Nailsea recorded a fine victory over Shirehampton in their push for promotion.

Portishead produced their best performance of the season to beat Bristol West Indies by 41 runs.

Backwell Flax Bourton continued their excellent winning streak with a comprehensive victory over Midsomer Norton.

Clevedon defeated Havant to move into the last eight of the Royal London National Knockout competition, but lost to Bath in the league.

Cleeve recorded a comfortable three-wicket victory away at Old Down to remain in third position.

Promotion-chasing Nailsea came out on top in this local derby against Portishead.

Claverham Cricket Club ladies and girls were in action on the same day in different competitions.

Portishead Cricket Club has started two girls’ softball teams for the first time in its history.

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