Jack Ford (left) and James Greenleaf (right) with the scores displayed outside the pavilion at Westward Ho!<br>credit: Mrs Hayter's phone

BIDEFORD batsmen Jack Ford (left) and James Greenleaf (right) broke a North Devon League record in Sunday’s game against Lynton.

Ford (174) and James Greenleaf (132no) put on 282 for the first wicket against Lynton out of a total of 407. Competition secretary Gary Hudson has confirmed it is a new league record for the second division.

Henry Platts-Martin (71) and Tristan de Wet (86) were L&L’s leading run getters in a respectable reply of 258 all out.

Jim Keates claimed six wickets for 44 runs for Bideford, who sit just below the halfway point in the latest table.