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1st XI Go Top After a Win at Lymington

The indifferent form of the first half of the summer seems a distant memory for South Wilts as they move to the head of the Premier League after defeating previous table-toppers Lymington on their own patch.  After winning the toss and batting, Lymington had a decent start thanks to positive batting from opener Ben Rogers, […]

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2nd XI Win Bottom of the Table Clash

South Wilts 2nd XI were able to produce a fine all round display on Saturday against lowly Hambledon, routing the visitors to the bottom of the table with a 64 run victory. Having won yet another toss, South Wilts were happy to bat first and it was opener Owain Phillips who showed the way. Arguably […]

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3rd XI Win Again at Littleton

Despite another week of a weakened bowling attack, South Wilts 3rd XI continued their run of impressive bowling performances, which shows the current depth of bowling in the club in the lower teams. The batsmen also turned up for a second week in a row to despatch lowly Littleton and West Hill 1st XI by […]

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4th XI Suffer Defeat to Shrewton 2nd XI

South Wilts 4XI’s winning streak came to an end at the hands of Shrewton 2s in the latest round of games.  Having won the toss and decided to bat, South Wilts found scoring, or even staying in, difficult throughout on a very dry pitch that offered variety for seamers and sharp turn for spinners. Ex-South […]

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U13s Progress in T20 Competition

South Wilts Under 13s progressed to the last 32 of the ECB National Cup with a hard fought 4 run victory over previously unbeaten Dorset Cup holders Parley on Sunday morning.     With both sides missing players due to County call ups it was always destined to be a close affair so with the […]

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South Wilts Youngsters Enjoy Double Cup Success

South Wilts youngsters enjoyed a Wednesday to remember as both Under 13s and Under 15s triumphed in their Wiltshire County Cup Finals. For a third round in succession South Wilts Under 13s headed north, but this time to play the final against hosts Goatacre. In sweltering heat, South Wilts were invited to bowl first by […]

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Draper’s Maiden Premier League Hundred Too Good for St Cross

South Wilts emphatically chased down 237 inside 49 overs to inflict a maximum-point defeat onto St Cross Symondians in the latest round of timed games. Having lost the toss and been asked to field, South Wilts struck early, first having Hampshire allrounder Asher Hart caught behind off skipper Hibberd, then St Cross captain Tom Foyle […]

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Steve Booth Hundred Gives 2nd XI Vital Win

A 23 run victory away at St Cross 2nds eased the pressure on South Wilts 2nd string on Saturday, thanks mainly to a fine century by the returning Steve Booth. Having lost the toss and being asked to bat, the visitors were not too alarmed by this with the surface looking surprisingly good for batting, […]

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3rd XI Climb to Fourth in Table

A changed bowling attack for the 3rd XI accomplished their usual feat of confining one of the best batting line-ups in Hampshire 3 North to a modest total of 172 for 7 – not quite bowling them out for 30, as touted last week! In reply, the South Wilts batsmen eventually ‘turned-up’; it only took […]

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Paul Wylie too Hot for Winterslow to Handle

South Wilts 4s were again away this week, this time Winterslow being the hosts.  Batting after winning the toss, South Wilts struggled throughout the innings due to a mixture of slow bowling, a low pitch and large outfield. The only major contributions from the top order were from Ed Wordsworth, who looked the most fluent […]

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