WITH an end to the recreational sporting lockdown in sight, it looks hopeful that local cricket can start again on May 1.
League cricket was among the sports given the go-ahead to resume activity from March 29 following publication of the government’s road-map back to normality last week.
Fixtures for the Tolchards Devon Cricket League were drawn up some time ago and are due to run for 18 weeks from May 1.
Devon League officials are confident the competition will be begin from from May 1.
Phil Bees, the league’s fixture secretary, said: “Providing the four government requirements are met, and outside sport recommences on March 29, clubs will be able to organise a full pre-season
“We see no reason at this stage why we can’t have a complete season starting on May 1.”