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Isle of Wight Cricket Board Encourages Local Clubs to apply to be a Cricket World Cup Club and ‘become part of something bigger’

This opportunity is open to all clubs, all centres, all communities – and it’s easy to get involved

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board has today announced a call to action for all local clubs and cricket organisations to apply to become a Cricket World Cup Club and ‘be part of something bigger’. T...

Cox Bags Top Award

The 2018 Junior Cricket presentation took place last Wednesday at Ryde School. The evening was a celebration of the club competition winners and the county players and sides successes over the 2018 season. Cricket Board chair Phil Mew welcomed over 90 parents and players to the evening and Andy Woodward (IW IOW201819Head Coach) was MC for the evening.

The winner of the Senior Player of the Year who was awarded the Bill & Val Palmer Cup went to Dan Cox who not only scored his fir...

Leslies Indoor League Under Way

5 matches took place in the first week of the Leslies Motors Indoor League at Cowes Enterprise College last Sunday.

In Div 1 it was EPP who got the first points on the board with a convincing win over Shanklin &Godshill 1. Batting first, Shanklin &Godshill 1 scored 124-1 (Steve Egerton-Read 25 not out) but Henry Edwards (26) and Ross Whyte (28) both hit not out scores to seeEPP home. Good undefeated knocks from Brading’s experienced batting trio of Alan Johns (26), Chr...

2018/19 COACH EDUCATION PROGRAMME

The South Central Regional Coaching Programme encompasses Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Sussex and the Isle of Wight Cricket Boards. The programme for 2018/19 can now be found via the link below.

So if you wish to support your club after seeing your child receive an outstanding introduction to the game through All Stars Cricket or are looking to learn and apply skills that will engage, excite and improve players of a...

David Awarded For Service

Island cricketer David Lloyd was awarded the Life Time Service to Cricket award at the ECB's OSCA's for his 30 years of work in disability cricket. Whilst David is known around the Island as a player and volunteer with in Island cricket he has also been giving up his time with the British Association for Cricketers with Disabilities (BACD) as well. He has been active on the committee holding a number of prominent positions within the organisation and as the chair he has worked closely...

RYDE RETAIN INDOOR CUP

Ryde confirmed themselves as the current top indoor team by winning the Leslies Motors Indoor Cup last Sunday. Played at Cowes Enterprise College’s Winder Centre, the 2017 cup winners overcame Island Bakeries to hold on to the trophy.

The first semi-final saw Island Bakeries (119-3) overcome Ryde School (118-4).Despite Henry Edwards’ hard hitting 55 not out for the Scholars, Bakeries’ were always ahead of the asking rate thanks to their opening pair of Ellis Ridett...

Charity Sports Quiz

24 Nov 2018

A charity sports quiz at Northwood Cricket Club, open to all.

Lots of fun rounds - some interactive, some pen and paper - teams of 4 maximum.

£5 entry fee per team, all monies from this will go to the Marfan Association UK.

Quiz starts at 8pm - teams must enter by 17th November by emailing asharsenaliow@yahoo.co.uk

There will also be a prize for the winning team.

If you fancy turning up early - Tottenham v Chelse...

RYDE AND EPP ON THE CUP TRAIL AGAIN

A repeat of last year’s cup final is in store next Sunday (28th) when Ryde and the Cricket Board’s EPP side meet in the semi-finals of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cup.

In their quarter-final last week Ryde made easy work by beating Shanklin / Godshill 2. Thanks to Frank Gumley’s 3-19, Ryde bowled out their opponents for just 44 and openers Dave Pratt and Mark Oatley took just 5 overs to secure Ryde’s 6 wicket win.

In contrast EPP were made to fight al...

2018 LESLIES MOTOR INDOOR CUP GETS UNDERWAY

Two preliminary round matches took place in the Leslies Motors Indoor Cup at Cowes Enterprise College’s Winder Centre as indoor cricket marked its return last Sunday.

Island Bakeries posted a competitive 143-3 against the Cricket Board Disability Team and needed not out scores from Ellis Ridett (47), Matt Webb (25) and Matt Stafford (26)to overcome losing 3 early wickets and some tight bowling, particularly by Becky Jude who conceded just 21 runs from her 3 overs. The Disabili...

2018 Cricket Playing Survey Is Now Live

The 2018 Cricket Playing Survey is now live and we want you and your players to have their say.

Through this survey we'll gain valuable insight to be used at a national, county and league level to ensure that the game of cricket continues to evolve.

As in previous years, we're asking for your help to promote the survey, with all participants going into the draw to win one of the following:

1. £300 cash

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U13 CUP VICTORY FOR NEWPORT

U13 CUP VICTORY FOR NEWPORT

On a perfect evening for cricket Newport and Ventnor meet in the U13 Mal Sketchley Memorial Cup final at Newclose CCG.

The toss was won by Ventnor Captain Toby Noyes and he chose to bat first and set the target. Newports opening bowling pair of Joe Shaw (3-9) and Cameron Beal (0-13) made scoring difficult for Zach Hawkins and Sam Mills. Shaw captured Hawkins wicket for 8, which brought Noyes to the crease. He and partner Mill's batted well and started to move the score alon...

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Northeast Returns At Newclose

Northeast Returns At Newclose

Sam Northeast could make his first Hampshire appearance in six weeks when the second team face the Unicorns in Thursday’s Second XI T20 double header against the Unicorns on the Isle of Wight’s county ground at Newclose.

Northeast has not played since scoring a maiden 129 for Hampshire against Surrey in the second innings of the opening County Championship match of the season at the Kia Oval.

But just as the former Kent captain was being tipped...

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NEWPORT STUN RYDE

NEWPORT STUNS RYDE

A young Newport U15 side upset the odds by lifting the Andy Butler Ground Specialist Cup last Wednesday evening against Ryde.

Newport's captain Cameron Beal started a great evening for himself and his team by winning the toss and putting Ryde into bat. This look a master stroke on a slow pitch as Cameron (2-18) opened the bowling with his slow left arm bowling and removed Joe Morton with the first ball of the game. He then bowled the dangerous Ollie Morgan with his four bal...

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Women's Soft Ball Festival Are Live

Women's Soft Ball Festival Are Live

 

The women's soft ball festival dates for 2018 are all sorted and you can sign up now. So fancy trying something new and fun with friends then give it a go, it will be a blast.

Teams of 6, or sign up as an individual, no experience required just need to be 14yrs or above and fancy giving something new a go.
This summer sees four festivals, with one at the Beach. 

Festival Details
15 June @ Ventnor CC, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. To Book <...

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SINGH LEADS NEWPORT TO CUP

SINGH LEADS NEWPORT TO CUP

 

The Under 12 Indoor Cup Final saw the top two in the league battle it out for cup glory. Both won through to the final earlier in the evening as Newport (A Singh 41no) past a battling Ventnor (S Mills 58no) by 2 runs. The other semi-final was a low scoring game between Shanklin and Ryde, which Ryde won by 2 wickets.

Ryde batted first in the final with Reuben Cobb (25) and Harry Takel (27) developing a strong platform for Ryde to go on to put on a big score as both r...

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LAW 42 GUIDANCE

LAW 42 GUIDANCE

Are you aware of the new law 42 changes and sactions?

If not please have a look at the attached guidance or contact the IW ACO to make sure you are up to speed before the season starts.

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ECB presents 100-ball domestic plan

ECB presents 100-ball domestic plan

ECB today presented its proposed approach for the new eight-team domestic competition - starting in 2020 - to Chairmen and Chief Executives of the First-Class Counties and MCC.

The competition will be based on the simple format of 100 balls for each team.

Featuring aligned competitions for both men’s and women’s teams - sharing a common format, brands and identities in their own leagues - it received overwhelming support at today’s meeting at Lord’s...

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IWCB KIT

IWCB KIT

To check out the new IWCB cricket gear from Gray-Nicolls go to the webshop

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GDPR GUIDANCE FOR CLUBS

GDPR GUIDANCE FOR CLUBS

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets out legal guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information and it replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. It comes into effect on 25 May 2018. All organisations will need to be compliant.

To support organisations with their GDPR compliance we have today launched a suite of resources which are targeted at national organisations, regional organisations and clubs operating across the sport and recreation sector.

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IT’S RYDE’S TITLE

IT'S RYDE TITLE

Ryde completed the league and cup double last Sunday when they defeated Brading by 4 wickets to secure the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League Division 1 title.

With Ventnor being unable to raise a side to play games against EPP and Ryde during the same evening, the league was effectively secured when Ryde chased down Brading’s total of 123-6. Brading’s effort was dominated by a brilliant 71 from Mark Hartnell but Simon Wratten (3-28) made sure the score was kept in che...

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Island Free School Guaranteed Two Titles

Island Free School Guaranteed Two Titles

The school indoor cricket season has reached the final stages with the finalist all sorted for three of the competitions.
The Lady Taveners Girls U13 and U15 competitions have been dominated by The Island Free School as both finals see their A team take on their B teams in the finals on the 20th March. All the teams won through with out losing a game showing some great batting and scoring over 100 runs in each game. The winners of each final will go onto represent the Island at the reg...

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NORTHWOOD WIN PROMOTION

NORTHWOOD WIN PROMOTION

Northwood’s 1’s have secured promotion to Div 1 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League following the final round of games in the 2nd Division last Sunday. By defeating Ryde School, Northwood gained their 7th win from 8 games to pip Ryde Cavaliers into 2nd place and win the league 2 title by a mere 8 points. Ash Goldsmith was the Northwood star hitting 41 not out in their total of 120-4 and then taking 4 wickets for 8 runs in their convincing 72 run victory.

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RYDE WIN AGAIN & U14s GET UNDERWAY

RYDE WIN AGAIN & U14s GET UNDERWAY

Ryde ran out comfortable winners against Bembridge on the 9th Feb. Ryde's R Cobb scored an excellent 50no, whilst Ollie Lacey (34no) and Toby Rowland (23) helped set Bembridge a total of 184 to win the game. The young Bembridge team found the going hard against a strong bowling attack and were all out for 54.

The 23rd Feb's fixtures saw Shanklin beat Ryde Cavs. Shanklin bowlers helped Ryde Cavs reach 76 with some wayward bowling and were nearly caught out as the Ca...

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WINNERS GO OUT & VENTNOR & RYDE CLOSE GAP

WINNERS GO OUT & VENTNOR & RYDE CLOSE GAP

ISLAND CUP WINNERS GO OUT

Cup winners Ryde recently represented the island in the 2018 ECB Indoor Cup but were not able to progress in the knockout stage of the competition following a heavy 81 run defeat at Parley (Dorset). Matt Webb (1-13) bowled tidily but could not prevent Parley from posting 140-3. Ryde never got to grips with the unfamiliar surroundings of the Dorset Indoor Cricket Centre and collapsed to 59 all out despite a battling 39 from Craig Williams.

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WHITE’S 63 NOT ENOUGH

WHITE’S 63 NOT ENOUGH

EPP kept hold of their place at the top of Div 1 of the Leslies Motors Indoor League with a narrow 12 run victory over Shanklin last Sunday. Ben White struck 63 as his Shanklin side tried to chase down the EPP’s 110-2 but it was to no avail as they were bowled out for 98. Earlier, John Buckman (26 not out) and Ben Attrill (28 not out) were the top EPP scorers.

Also in Div 1, Newport were awarded the points after their opponents, Brading, were unable to raise a side.

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LESLIES MOTOR DIV 2 TITLE RACE HOTS UP

LESLIES MOTOR DIV 2 TITLE RACE HOTS UP

Last week saw the two Northwood sides go head to head in Div 2 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League and it was the first team who comprehensively outplayed their second string team mates to win by 126 runs. Batting first, Northwood 1 amassed 182-2 with not out scores from Gavin Paddock (32), Ash Goldsmith (28) and Martyn Richards (27) leading the way. In reply, Northwood 2nds were shown no mercy and could only struggle to 56-6 (Callum Witham 25).

There is everything to play f...

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RYDE KEEP UP WINNING START

RYDE KEEP UP WINNING START

U12 Indoor Round Up - 2/2/18

The first game saw Bembridge take on Porchfield & Island Bakeries. Bembridge opened up with the Cobb brother Rueben and Rhydian who put on a strong start putting on 41 runs until Rhydian was bowled by Ptolemy Letchfordfor 16. Rueben retire on 25 and Mason Walker made 16 before being well caught by George Bradshaw of the bowling of Rory Allen’s bowling. Jack McCallum (4) and Alfie Attrill (5) saw off the final overs and set a target of 116 for P...

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LAST BALL WIN KEEPS EPP ON TOP

LAST BALL WIN KEEPS EPP ON TOP

A scrambled bye of the last ball saw EPP squeeze home against challengers Ryde in Div 1 of the Indoor Cricket League last weekend.

The exciting finish was set up by EPP’s Ben White who struck 31 not out as they chased down Ryde’s 112-6 with just 2 wickets to spare. Earlier, Geoff Kite hit 40 for Ryde who were pegged back by 3 excellent catches from Ben Attrill. The Cricket Board’s young EPP side now lead the table by 34 points.

White also hit 25 not out f...

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SHANKLIN & NEWPORT LEAD THE WAY

SHANKLIN & NEWPORT LEAD THE WAY

Week 2 saw Shanklin’s top three batters, Joseph Howlett (25), James Clemens (25) and Daniel Attrill (20) all retire. There good start was cemented by some fast scoring by Jack White (17no) and Ollie Pease who was run out for 13. This left Bembridge  chasing a tough  score of 159 for victory. Bembridge’s Alfie Attrill and Rhydian Cobb looked to get them off to a good start in their run chase but were pegged back when Cobb was  caught by Jack White of the bowling ...

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BEN TO THE RESCUE

BEN TO THE RESCUE

Div 1 of the Indoor Cricket League saw a last ball win for EPP against bottom side, Newport last Sunday. Newport, without a league win this season, came agonizingly close until Ben Attrill (46 not out) smashed 6 off the final ball to keep EPP at the top of the table. Nat Ridett had earlier scored 53 for Newport and then took 2 wickets but couldn’t prevent EPP chasing down 123 for the narrowest of wins (Ben White 26 not out).

Ryde stay in second spot following a big 105 run win...

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