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Update from Wiltshire Cricket

Following Boris Johnson’s speech last night, and the subsequent detailed guidance that has been released by government today on the next steps in responding to Covid-19, I am aware that it leaves some questions unanswered in terms of what it means for Cricket. During today I have received some specific questions about the immediate short term possibility […]

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David Gulliver

South Wilts CC regret to announce the passing of former player David Gulliver, 86,  on March 16th. David, part of a prolific family of South Wilts and Wiltshire cricketers from Bowerchalke, played for the club from 1970 until 1984.  He made 250 plus appearances for the club, bowling more than 4000 overs. He took a […]

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John Shellabear

It is with great regret and sadness that South Wilts CC announce the passing on Sunday March 8th of much respected former player and Vice President, John Shellabear. John, originally from Dorchester when he represented Dorset, joined the club from Basingstoke and North Hants.  He played for the club between 1963 and 1979, making over […]

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Stephanie Wolf

It is with great sadness we hear of the passing of Stephanie Wolf, a previous steward of the Sports Club, passed away last week following a long battle with ill health.   Steph worked at the Club for many years, firstly with her husband Micha, and then on her own following his death nearly 20 years […]

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U16s Ageas Bowl Indoor League

Unfortunately problems surrounding Storm Ciara meant that South Wilts U16s arrived at the Ageas with only five players for this latest round of league action.   Having lost the toss Hambleton invited the South Wilts boys to bat first and with the encouraging words of “bat time and don’t do anything crazy” ringing in the […]

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Wiltshire Indoor Finals

Unfortunately our road to Lords was stopped at the first hurdle this year with defeat to Swindon in the Wiltshire Indoor Cricket Finals. A round robin format between South Wilts, Swindon & Biddestone at Pewsey Vale Community centre. With Swindon comfortably beating Biddestone in the first match of the day, we needed a victory against […]

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ECB National Indoor Runners-Up

South Wilts exited the Grace Gates with heads held high after finishing as losing finalists in the ECB indoor sixes championships at Lord’s. They arguably exceeded their own expectations by reaching the national final, but stretched Canterbury, the hot favourites, all the way before conceding a three-wicket defeat off the second ball of the last […]

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Winter in Red Hot Form

Former South Wilts overseas cricketer Jake Winter batted all day to score an unbeaten 165 for Glenelg District Cricket Club in West End Premier Cricket vs Adelaide University. Winter, who made a career best 176 off 135 balls the week before vs Adelaide in a West End One-Day Cup game, dominated Glenelg’s total (9/283) on […]

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