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Half-Term Cricket Camp

South Wilts Cricket Club will be holding a cricket course during the school half term holidays. The course is open to club members and non-members (including those associated with other Clubs), boys and girls aged 6 -14, and will involve activities such as: Fielding, batting and bowling practices and games Group and net coaching Team […]

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U13s lose to Swindon in WYCL

Having won the toss South Wilts opted to bat first however tight opening spells restricted both openers with only Oli Carr-Smith ably to score with any regularity, the introduction of spin saw a further slowing of the run rate and fall of wickets as the home side reached only 60-3 at drinks. With U11 Matt […]

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1st XI Make it 2 out of 2

South Wilts may have won their opening two ECB British Gas Southern Premier League matches – but skipper James Hibberd isn’t satisfied with the way his side are playing. “There’s a lot of improvement needed, in both facets of our game,” he said after South Wilts had beaten Andover by three wickets at Bemerton. “We […]

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Emphatic 10 Wicket Win in National Knockout

In the next round of the ECB National Knockout, the 1st XI took on Sarisbury Athletic at Lower Bemerton. After a comprehensive team victory over Potterne in the previous round, confidence was high and looking to progress even further in the competition.  Sunday captain Rob Pittman lost the toss and were sent out to bowl […]

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Tough Day at the Office for the 4th Team

IBM Hursley 2nd XI away was always going to be a big challenge. The combination of only having 9 players available for the game and the opponents 1st team not having a game and strengthening was not ideal.  Having veterans Russell Rowe and Trevor Pittman, captain Matt Anderson-Emm won the toss and elected to bat […]

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3rd XI Frustrating Start Continues

South Wilts 3rds losing start to the season continued with a close 9 run loss against demoted Hungerford 1st at the Academy Ground on Saturday. Hungerford batted first and got off to a quick start on a fast bouncy track but were quickly hauled in by early wickets from Tom Bolam (2 for 23, 7 […]

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2nd XI Beaten by Paultons

South Wilts 2nd string looked to build on last week’s impressive win when they visited Paultons on Saturday.  The wicket looked as though it could just offer something in the early stages and with that in mind it swayed the visitors into having a bowl when winning the toss. The hosts opening batsmen were to […]

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Hatrick Hero Warner Rips Through Army’s Batting

The 1st XI hosted The British Army’s 1st XI in the annual t20 encounter at skewbridge on Thursday evening.  Winning the toss, captain James Hibberd elected to bat first. The innings got off to a bad start loosing Ben Draper in the first over and James Hayward in the 3rd over. South Wilts collapsed to […]

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Wade’s Hundred the Backbone for 1st XI Opening Day Victory

Teenager William Wade broke off his A-level revision to hit a maiden ECB British Gas Southern Premier League century to set up South Wilts’ 49-run win over Lymington at Bemerton. Wade carried his bat for 103 – more than he made in the entire 2016 season when he managed to scrape together only 77 runs […]

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4th Team Suffer Defeat

The 4th XI faced a tough trip away to Southampton Community. After loosing the tops and being asked to bowl first. Opening bowlers Sam Burton and George Plank each picked up a wicket in their first spell removing both opening batsmen 38 for 2. With the introduction of spin the innings took a tumble as […]

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