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1st XI Retain Top Spot

James Hayward hit an unbeaten 103 as South Wilts maintained their lead at the top of the Premier Division by claiming a “winning draw” in what, for the most part, was an interesting match with St Cross Symondians at Winchester’s tree lined Green Jackets Ground. Hayward struck his first hundred since 2015, having come to […]

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2nd XI Back to Winning Ways

much improved South Wilts second team performance saw them past a resilient Lymington 2nd team on Saturday at Lower Bemerton. Ollie Kelly called correctly at the toss and chose to have a bat but when he fell with the score at 22, the tidy bowling from the hosts squeezed the visitors into costly mistakes. James […]

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3rd XI Win Keeps 100% Record

Normal summertime was restored last week when South Wilts 3s travelled to Fair Oak 2s under overcast skies and the need for several layers! The wicket looked in good condition but was never going to get any better, so once the toss was won, South Wilts Captain Jody Everett decided to make first use of […]

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1st XI Win to Claim Top Spot

Tom Morton’s 55 got things underway for South Wilts, who steadily accumulated and by lunch had made 167/3, with Ben Draper having just passed his half century. Draper (67) and James Hayward (39) added 78 for the fourth wicket before James Hibberd (47) and Luke Evans (21*) pushed the score on to 272/7 declared in […]

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Tough Day for 2nd XI

South Wilts 2nd XI endured a difficult day on Saturday when they visited high flying Fair Oak in their Southern Premier Division 3 encounter. The young outfit, seeing a debut to inform Jack Stearman, were not unhappy to be bowling first in conditions that seemed somewhat bowler friendly. Matt Burton was to take the new […]

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Prescott Smashes 3rd XI to Victory

On a balmy afternoon last weekend, South Wilts 3s played host to Hayling Island 1st team looking to continue their unbeaten run in the first year in HCL County Division 2. Captain Jody Everett duly won the toss and elected to bat first on a new wicket that looked to potentially have a good contest […]

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Thumping 9 Wicket Win for 1st XI

James Hayward, South Wilts’ chairman-cum-cricketer, wants the Bemerton club to push on and get right in the Southern Premier League leadership mix. A thumping nine-wicket win at Lymington has pushed South Wilts into fourth place in what promises to be an extremely open league. “I honestly wouldn’t like the forecast the outcome this summer,” he […]

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2nd XI Enjoy First Home Win of the Season

After last week’s disappointing result losing at home to Havant 2s, South Wilts 2nd string had another chance to get their first home victory of the season as they hosted Gosport Borough. Having won the toss it was a straight forward decision for South Wilts captain Rob Pittman to have a bat on what looked […]

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