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A WIN AT LAST FOR VENTNOR AT NEWCLOSE

Ventnor won for the first time this season at Newclose last Saturday (27th August), defeating New Milton by 3 wickets in the British Gas Premier Division. The hosts fought back from 70-6 to overhaul the visitors total of 185, with skipper Rob Snell batting outstandingly to hit a League best 93 from only 115 deliveries. He received excellent support from 15-year-old Ben Attrill who …

VENTNOR DEFEATED AT BASHLEY

A fine opening partnership of 120 between Ben Duggan who made an impressive  85 and Ben Herridge (48) provided an excellent base as Ventnor pursued Bashley’s total of 277-7 in the British Gas Southern League Premier Division clash last Saturday (20th August). Unfortunately, once they departed, only Toby Corbin with 34  made a contribution  and the innings subsided to 204 …

CROWDS TURN OUT FOR LASHINGS ALL STARS AT VENTNOR

A crowd of 600 and the commentary of BBC Test Match Special legend Henry Blofeld made for a memorable occasion as Lashings All Stars brought their team of international cricketers and unique brand of T20 entertainment back to Steephill on Sunday. Former Indian Test star Wasim Jaffer hit a glorious hundred as Chris Schofield’s side totalled 222-4, Ventnor’s young off …

WHYTE’S EFFORTS NOT ENOUGH FOR VENTNOR

A fine innings of 64 from 17-year-old Ross Whyte failed to prevent Ventnor Cricket Club’s first team slipping to another defeat in their British Gas Southern League Premier Division clash against top of the table Havant at Newclose on Saturday. The promising all rounder and son of former skipper Mark hit his first Southern League half century, made all the …

DEFEATS FOR VENTNOR’S LEAGUE TEAMS AT THE WEEKEND

Ventnor Cricket Club’s first team slipped to another defeat at Lymington at the weekend, though not before causing an uncomfortable moment or two for the New Forest club. Young Dan Cox is adjusting well to the standard of the Premier Division and was the stand out bowler for the visitors, taking 4-44 from an impressive 16 overs as the home team struggled …

VENTNOR SET TO WELCOME THE LASHINGS ALL-STARS

Ventnor Cricket Club are preparing for the visit of the most famous club cricket team in the world, The Lashings All-Stars. The Lashings All-Stars are heading to Steephill on Sunday 14th August for the first time since 2009 and will include a host of fine players from across the globe providing a feast of T20 entertainment for what the Club hopes will …

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 …

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