Cricket

Royal Marines Cricketers Bowl Out Navy Team To Win

A T20 match in Exmouth saw the Royal Marines cricket team run out comfortable winners by 26 runs against the Royal Navy development side.

The Royal Marines cricket team dominated their opening fixture of the season against a Royal Navy development team.

The T20 match, played at Exmouth Cricket Club, saw the Navy bowled all out for 82 runs.

That meant they had no chance of reaching the target the Marines had set of 108-8.

James Edworthy was top scorer for the Marines with 24 runs from 24 balls while, for the Navy, Jez Parsons was the most prolific with the bat after scoring 23 runs from 27 balls.

The Marines bowlers were the match winners with Jordan Hoffman collecting four wickets from as many overs.

The Navy development team will look to bounce back against Hants College on 26 May.

Exeter University are the next team to visit Exmouth to play the Marines on 2 June.