Wizzy News 15 May 2019

Hi everyone

Welcome to this week’s Wizzy News.

Another great week of cricket with four of our teams in action . Some top class batting and bowling performances to report on including a number of 50’s and a six wicket haul.

A somewhat special day in the Dixon household with Dad and three sons all playing for the Second X1 on Saturday

Pictured from left : Josh Dixon, Tarnie Dixon, Jack Dixon, Will Dixon

Honours board for the week

Congratulations to all the players who made it onto the honours boards this week.

Match Highlights

First X1 vs Middleton

  • Green notch up first victory of the season by thrashing Middleton by 7 wickets
  • Middleton win the toss and elect to bat
  • Rainford brothers open bowling
  • James Rainford first to strike with score on 58
  • Nick Klein blows away oppo with fiery display of fast bowling
  • Middleton end with 133 all out in the 32nd over after being 79 for 1 in the 16th over
  • Nick claims 6 for 22 in 8 overs
  • Skipper Law sets the pace with quickfire 69 including 11 fours and two sixes
  • Tom Malcolm makes valuable contribution and ends with 45 not out
  • Green reach target in 16th over.
  • Team climb to third in the table and celebrate a great victory

Click here for the full scorecard

Second X1 vs Broadwater

Second Team vs Broadwater.
Pictured from top left : Charlie Phillips, Jack Dixon , Tarnie Dixon, Chris Marshall, Callum Price, Ken Vickery, Charlie Maunder.
Front : Oscar Warmington, Josh Dixon, Will Dixon , Tom Burchell
  • Green field young team against Broadwater
  • Skipper Marshall wins the toss and elects to bat.
  • Ken Vickery rolls back the years and gets team off to great start with well played 37
  • Charlie ‘soft hands’ Maunder continues the good work with skillfull 41
  • Tarnie Dixon stakes claim as best batsman in the Dixon family after top scoring with elegant 84
  • Green set oppo target of 204 to win
  • Oppo batsmen get into stride quickly as bowlers struggle to trouble batsmen
  • Josh Dixon claims first wicket and sends Broadwater skipper packing with great spell of spin bowling
  • Josh spearheads mini breakthrough with another 2 quick wickets
  • Under 12 Oscar Warmington takes prized scalp of Broadwater top scorer
  • Green bowlers stick to the task but oppo keeps scoreboard ticking over with wickets in hand
  • Broadwater surpass total with 3 overs to spare
  • Josh Dixon pick of the bowlers with impressive with 3 for 40
  • Skipper Marshall praises younger players for spirited performance

Click here for the full scorecard 

Under 14 vs West Chiltington

  • Under 14’s get their season on the road with match against in form West Chiltington
  • Dad Warmington steps up to umpire his first match for the under v14’s
  • Zach Whittle top scores with 38 not out after batting right through the innings
  • Harry Hunter ends the day on 27 not out after confident display
  • Green set oppo target of 88 to win
  • West Chilt openers get off to a good start and take control of the game
  • Green bowlers struggle to make impact
  • Oppo reach target with all wickets intact in 15th over
  • Coach Bonney calls for improved fielding performance which could have been a lot sharper
  • Click here for the full scorecard

Under 12’s vs Slinfold

  • WGCC under 12’s come out fighting with convincing win against Slinfold
  • Green put into bat and take advantage early on with positive batting display
  • Ran Dawson, Oscar Walmington & Will Dixon all retire on 30+
  • Tom Bonney keeps the momentum going with an elegant 25 not out.
  • WG build impressive total of 163 after 20 overs.
  • Positive intent in the field with bowling and ground fielding restricts the Slinfold batsmen
  • Charlie Burchell, Seb Wibaut & Zac Dawson bowl economically early on
  • Fraser Williams, Rufus Foden and Isaac Paisley all get wickets
  • Ran Dawson has an incredible 2 over spell with 1 maiden and 1 wicket maiden
  • Wren Fawcett continues his good from behind the stumps with only 2 byes conceded
  • Slinfold finish on 68 for 5 after 20
  • Well done to all for a great team performance

Click here for the full scorecard

Matches this weekend 

Click here for senior team selections for this weekend.  

Other News

Selecting the right cricket bat

We are often asked by parents how to go about choosing the right cricket bat for their child. Click here for a very useful and practical YouTube video on the subject

Dates for your diary

Sat June 8 : BBQ on the Green for players and Wags after the game

Sun May 19 : RunWisborough

Only a few days to go to the ever popular annual Wisborough Green fun run . Click here for details

The organisers are looking for volunteers to assist – if you are able to help in any way please contact Mike Gadd via email : michael@gaddweb.co.uk

And finally ….



Wizzy News thought for the week

Hope that cleared up the confusion …

That’s it for this week – If there is anything we need to know, you know where to find us.

Have a great cricketing week