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South Wilts progress in T20 Cup

South Wilts progressed to the next round of the 2020 SPL T20 Cup with an emphatic win over Paultons Cricket Club. Skipper Ben Draper won the toss and wasted no time in electing to bat first on a beautifully sunny day at the new forest ground. Mynott (5) was removed by  a rising delivery from Chris […]

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Ben Draper steps in as 1st XI Captain for 2020

It has been confirmed that Ben Draper as been appointed Interim Captain of the 1st XI for the remainder of the 2020 Season. With a shortened season, the 1st XI are using the opportunity to look to the future. Ben Draper will take over 1st XI captaincy with immediate effect. Jack Mynott (on his return […]

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Cricket Given the Green Light – Returns to SW this weekend

The England & Wales Cricket Board has announced that their new guidelines will allow for competitive 11-a-side cricket, with no mandated format in terms of overs, although there will be additional adaptations to account for hygiene and social distancing. Our 2020 Season gets underway this weekend, and unlike the test match … this won’t be […]

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Summer Coaching Camps at South Wilts Cricket Club

Cricket camps are back!! Following Govt and ECB guidelines for safe practice we are able to introduce coaching camps at South Wilts Cricket Club for the first time this summer. Under a reformed format we can offer two small group sessions per day, each group of 5 children will be with 1 coach. Spaces are limited so book […]

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Club Get Mouldings Sponsorship Boost

  South Wilts have received a timely and welcome mid-summer financial boost from their long term sponsors, R Moulding & Co of South Newton, near Salisbury.   Photo: Tim Moulding, Bill Moulding, Trevor Hayward (L-R) Despite the continued absence of any cricket at Bemerton this summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, Mouldings – the region’s […]

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Club adds voice to call for return to recreational Cricket

Telegraph Sport’s campaign to bring back club cricket this season has given a voice to the forgotten majority who keep the sport going below the professional level. The England & Wales Cricket Board has done detailed, impressive work to provide biosecure environments that will allow the Test series against West Indies to start on July […]

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YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOUR HELP

Players of South Wilts Cricket Club I am sure you have all read the article written by Mike Vimpany with interest and the amount of loss of revenue for our club and projected total losses being in excess of £10K. These figures are serious and it is now your turn to help the club. Officers and […]

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SW return to training … but keep 2M apart!

SW returned to training across the board this week … albeit with one noticeable difference, in groups of 6 people and maintaining a safe 2m distance from others. 3rd XI Captain Jody Everett said, “It’s not ideal having to bring your own ball and remembering to keep your distance but it sure is great to […]

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ECB Update – Small Group Training

South Wilts CC received the revised guidelines from the ECB on Friday 5th June. Whilst we are disappointed that it took 8 days to filter the Government message to recreational cricket, it is welcome news nonetheless. There is currently nothing from the ECB about a return to actual play, but we are hopeful that at some […]

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