Moss and Thomas see Uplyme 1sts through to first victory of the 2018 season

UPLYME & Lyme Regis 1sts have won their first game of the 2018 season in the Devon League at the King George V playing field this afternoon, with stumps being drawn before 6pm.

Uplyme won the toss and elected to field, bowling out North Devon for 124 runs. Pick of the bowlers was Ewan Peddar, who took 3-17 off off just four overs.  Tyler Wellman also claimed three wickets at a cost of 20 runs.

Opener Jedd Whittington gave Uplyme a good start with a swashbuckling 44, including three sixes and six fours. Uplyme then lost five quick wickets with just six runs being added before Laurie Thomas and Charlie Moss came together to see Uplyme through on 126-5 in 27.3 over.

Moss carried his bat for 38 and Thomas finished on 25 not out.

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Veteran journalist and newspaper manager Philip Evans has worked in the publishing industry for more than half a century. He started out as a reporter for Pulman’s Weekly News as a young man and went on to work for an international publishing company in the UK, South Africa and Australia before returning to Lyme Regis where he is still reporting on local events as he has done for more than 53 years.

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