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VENTNOR CRICKET TEAMS SUFFER DEFEAT

Ventnor fell to a 49 run defeat at Liphook & Ripsley in the British Gas Southern Premier League on Saturday. Set to score 260 to win, Nicklin (101), James Cheek with a season’s best 74 and Schaughn van Greunen (64) gave the visitors the upper hand before a collapse from 167-3 to 210 all out denied them a much needed …

VENTNOR’S FIRST TEAM THWARTED BY THE WEATHER

Ventnor Cricket Club’s first team were thwarted by the weather for the third consecutive weekend in their latest British Gas Southern Premier League fixture. Batting first, they had reached 52-1 against Hook & Newnham Basics from only 7 overs before incessant rain forced an abandonment. Top of Division 1 Calmore Sports visit Newclose on Saturday. The second 11 no doubt …

ISLANDER HOSE SIGNS 3-YEAR CONTRACT WITH WARWICKSHIRE

24-year-old Isle of Wight cricketer Adam Hose has signed a 3-year contract with Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Hose started his career on the Isle of Wight before rising up through the Hampshire Development Programme. In 2015 he signed his first professional contract with Somerset and has since made 4 First Class, 20 List A and 7 T20 appearances. Ashley Giles, Sport …

NARROW DEFEAT FOR VENTNOR AT NEWCLOSE

Ventnor Cricket Club suffered a 2 run defeat against Sarisbury Athletic in Saturday’s British Gas Southern Premier League Division One game at Newclose.  Hugh Calloway (3-51), Zeph Wells (3-42) and Dan Cox (2-37) helped the home side work their way through the visitors line up, dismissing them for 238 inside their allotted 50 overs. The hosts hit early trouble with …

VENTNOR SHOCK HIGH RIDING BASINGSTOKE

Ventnor clinched their fifth win of the season with an eye catching victory over second placed Basingstoke & North Hants in Division 1 of the British Gas Southern Premier League at Newclose on Saturday. Fit again Adam Wilson (4-29) and Schaughn van Greunen (3-33) did the damage as the visitors slipped from 169-4 to 187 all out with ex Shanklin, …

WELCOME WIN FOR VENTNOR CRICKET CLUB

Ventnor clinched their fourth win of the season with an excellent 3 wicket success at Tichborne Park in Division 1 of the British Gas Southern Premier League on Saturday. In a tense finish, Premier League debutant Dan Russell struck a 6 and 2 boundaries in an unbeaten knock of 18 to see his side home after Toby Corbin (45), Neil …

2 WICKET WIN FOR VENTNOR AT NEWCLOSE

A closely fought encounter ended in a 2 wicket win for Ventnor in Saturday’s British Gas Southern Premier League Division 1 clash with Rowledge at Newclose. Neil Westhorpe was the Ventnor hero, hitting a crucial unbeaten 56, including a match winning 6 over the midwicket boundary with just 3 balls remaining. A fine innings from Schaughn van Greunen had set Ventnor …

WELLS & VAN GREUNEN OUTSTANDING IN FIRST TEAM WIN

14-year-old Zeph Wells produced an amazing performance in Ventnor Cricket Club’s 8 wicket win at Sarisbury Athletic in Division 1 of the British Gas Southern Premier League on Saturday. In only his second Premier League appearance, medium pacer Wells took 8-38 to help dismiss the home team for 185 and record the third best bowling figures ever in Division 1. …

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