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VENTNOR’S FIRST TEAM LOSE TO ST CROSS

Toby Corbin hit a maiden British Gas Southern League Premier Division half century for Ventnor Cricket Club at the weekend, but his efforts were not enough to prevent a 5 wicket defeat against St Cross Symondians at Newclose. The teenager’s fine knock of 65 helped his side recover from 60-6 to reach 173 all out, but despite a couple of early …

BAD WEATHER RAINS OFF FIRST AND SECOND TEAM’S MATCHES

The bad weather put paid to Ventnor’s matches in the British Gas Southern League Premier Division and Hampshire League Division 1 on Saturday. No play was possible at Newclose against Hampshire Academy and the second team were spared a journey to Hook & Newnham by an early morning cancellation. It was play for the third team though, who came unstuck …

COMPREHENSIVE DEFEATS FOR VENTNOR’S TOP TEAMS

Ventnor Cricket Club’s first and second team league matches both survived the weather at the weekend, but ended in comprehensive defeats. The British Gas Southern League Premier Division clash at New Milton was rain delayed, and in a reduced 93 overs match, the home side reached 199-7 from their 49 overs, Toby Corbin (3-28) and Dan Cox (2-29) the pick …

ANOTHER DEFEAT FOR STRUGGLING VENTNOR

Ventnor Cricket Club’s first team remain at the bottom of the British Gas Southern League Premier Division table after an 8 wicket defeat against Bashley at Newclose on Saturday. A disappointing batting display saw the hosts dismissed for just 71, veteran seamer Kevin Nash taking 6-27 for the visitors who polished off the meagre target in less than 11 overs. Ventnor …

VENTNOR STILL ON THE SEARCH FOR THEIR FIRST SEASON VICTORY

Ventnor are still searching for their first victory of the season after a 6 wicket defeat against Burridge in the British Gas Southern League Premier Division clash at Newclose on Saturday. Invited to bat in the first all-day fixture, Ventnor were given a decent start by openers Rob Snell (17) and Ben Woodhouse (30) and at 125-3 looked set to …

VENTNOR HIT BY HAVANT IN SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION

Ventnor were on the receiving end of 2 heavy defeats by a strong Havant side over the weekend. In their British Gas Southern League Premier Divison clash on Saturday, the Islanders fought back well to restrict the home side to 257 after Havant had reached 174-2 from 30 overs, Hugh Calloway taking 5-36. Any hopes the visitors harboured of a challenging …

WEATHER WRECKS THE CRICKET PROGRAMME

Incessant rain meant no play was possible in Ventnor’s first and second team Saturday League games at the weekend. The club’s third team managed to reach 82-3 from 20 overs against Paultons III before the weather forced an abandonment. Things are looking up for the coming weekend as Ventnor’s first 11 face Havant in 2 competitions. On Saturday they travel to Havant …

VENTNOR DEFEATED AT ST CROSS

Ventnor Cricket Club were defeated by five wickets by St Cross Symondians in Saturday’s British Gas Southern League Premier Division clash at the Green Jackets ground. Rob Snell with 42 helped his side to 101-3 before a fine knock of 78 from Tom Friend and useful contributions from Alex Glendenning (31) and Alex Horton (37) pushed the score to 250 …

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