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Disappointing Start to Third’s League Campaign

The first game of the Hampshire 3 league season saw the Thirds host Hursley Park 2nds at The Academy Ground. Skipper Jody Everett won the toss and chose to bat. Darren Sargent (35) and Henry Smith (82) got the innings off to a steady start putting on 80 for the first wicket.  However, with accurate […]

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Captains Innings Steers 2nd XI to Victory at Hambledon

A difficult trip to Hambledon awaited South Wilts second string in the opening week of the season, and on a warm afternoon and with the wicket looking inviting for batting, it was of no surprise when Tom Pearce was to lose the toss on Rob Pittman’s behalf and South Wilts found themselves in the field! […]

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Girls off to strong start

U9’s reach tournament final South Wilts U9 girls played this weekend in their first tournament, an excellent event hosted at Hursley Park CC. The girls were superb, narrowly loosing their first match against Hursley Park by 7 runs before beating Hedge End comfortably by 27 runs. Pick of the players were Kaitlin Miller, Stella Sherriff […]

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In form Hayward proves to good for Corsham

A final pre season win for the 1st XI gives them a 100% record leading into the league season next Saturday.  South Wilts made 254 for 7 wickets from the 45 overs they had to bat. The innings was largely down to the 162 run partnership between James Hayward and Joe Cranch.  Hayward completed his […]

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Ben Richards man of the match performance to good for Winterbourne

All-rounder Ben Richards put in a Botham-esque performance with a quick-fire 51 off 31 balls, 2 wickets and a pair of athletic catches in the 3rd team win over local rivals Winterbourne 1st. Stand-in skipper Darren Sargent won the toss and decided to bat on a yet another flat track at the Academy Ground. Smith […]

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Young 2nd XI defeated by Bashley 2s

After two comprehensive wins the 2nd XI faced a stern test against Bashley 2nd XI.  With a couple of noticeable absentees from the line up in captain Rob Pittman with a groin injury and in form opening batsmen Tom Cowley playing up in the first team as Eddie Abel attends the wedding of his sister, […]

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Superb team performance eases aside Potterne in National Cup

In this seasons ECB National Knockout we faced fellow Wiltshire side Potterne at their unique ground. With 40 yard boundaries all the way around the outfit a run feast was on the cards. After we beat the same side 2 seasons ago in the National knockout cup Potterne were after revenge.  Potterne won the toss […]

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Cowley’s hundred a class apart

After a comprehensive 9 wicket win last time out, the second XI were looking to make it 2 from 2 in the preseason friendlies. On Saturday we faced Hursley Park 1st XI from the SPL division 3.  On a hot and sunny down at Skewbridge we won the toss and elected to bat first on […]

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3rd XI fall to defeat

Last weekend we traveled for our second friendly vs HCL County 3 North counterparts Steeple Langford. The weather was perfect for cricket and both sides enjoyed the sun throughout the day. Steeple Langford won the toss and batted first. South Wilts welcomed back Sam Burton for his first game of the season who opened the […]

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Openers dominate opening game as new captain gets first win

No dusting off the bats needed for the second XI as Cowley and Kantolinna make light work of the Falkland 2nd XI total.  After winning the toss new captain Rob Pittman elected to field first and was rewarded by his opening bowlers as Matt Burton and Teenager Ben Huntley bowled with great control restricting the […]

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