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1st XI Lose Heavily at Burridge

South Wilts’ unbeaten run came to an abrupt end after a thrashing for the second time this season at the hands of Burridge at The Ridge. South Wilts were as-good-as out of the contest before lunch, being reduced to 34-6 after Hampshire under-17 Oliver Southon bowled a spectacular spell of 5 for 6, starting with […]

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2nd XI Lose at Home

On another perfect day at Lower Bemerton, visitors Portsmouth & Southsea were to have no hesitation in batting first as they took on South Wilts second eleven in SPL Division 3. The hosts opening burst from James Wade and Ben Fisher was tidy but with the batsmen standing firm, it was a curiously cautious start […]

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3rd XI Carry on Winning Run

Football was in the air and the build up for the World Cup Quarter Final was in everybody’s peripheral vision as South Wilts 3rd XI travelled down to New Milton with the hope of continuing their excellent run of form in HCL County Division 2. It was ‘Cracking Flags’ when the side arrived on another […]

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4th XI Win by 8 Wickets

South Wilts 4th XI made it 4 wins on the trot, defeating Knight’s Valley by 8 wickets. On a flat Academy wicket with a rapid outfield, South Wilts did well to restrict the visitors to 157-8 off their 40 overs. Isaac Ashman took a couple upfront with the new ball, while Matt Burton, unavailable for […]

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1st XI Claim Victory in Penultimate Over

South Wilts now have a 30-point advantage over second placed-Bashley, defeating Basingstoke and North Hants with only a couple of overs to spare at the Lower Bemerton ground. After being put in to bat by ex-Hampshire cricketer Mitch Stokes, South Wilts made hay in the sunshine, with Tom Morton as belligerent as ever and Jack […]

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2nd XI Win Away at Purbrook

In the final game of the first half of the season, South Wilts 2nd XI made the trip to Purbrook on a scorching day on the outskirts of Portsmouth. Whilst on the eye the wicket looked fine and the all round short boundaries looking inviting, it was without hesitation that the visitors chose to bat […]

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Prescott Smashes 3rd XI League Record

The heatwave continued in the Salisbury area on Saturday when South Wilts 3s played host to Sarisbury Athletic 2s on the Academy Ground, Lower Bemerton. With a bone dry outfield and a fresh pitch home Captain Jody Everett won the toss and decided to bat first and have his unbeaten charges make first use of […]

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Brewer’s Senior Career Best to Good For Hungerford 2s

South Wilts 4th XI continued their winning ways, thrashing Hungerford 2nd XI by 158 runs on Saturday. Batting first, the South Wilts total was built around major contributions from Sam Litchfield and Max Allen, both of whom struck 13 fours and a six in scoring 84 and 96* respectively as the 4s made 246-4 from […]

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Why Not? Mynott 102*!

A Jack Mynott inspired 57-run victory over the Hampshire Academy gave South Wilts their fifth win in eight outings – the versatile all-rounder gluing an uncertain batting performance together with an unbeaten century before going on to take two wickets with his spin bowling. Mynott, who has just finished his finals at Loughborough University, hit […]

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