Wizzy News 5 June 2019

Hi everyone

Welcome to a bumper edition of Wizzy News this week which includes over action 20 pics of the Sunday X1 match against the Flycatchers.

Calling all senior players and their families – this Saturday eve after the game is our long awaited seniors BBQ on the Green . Hope to see you all there .

Fixture cards are available from the bar at Pav – do grab one if you would like a hard copy of all our fixtures. Many thanks to Allan Ball for arranging to have them printed.

Honours board for the week

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

Match Highlights

First X1 vs West Wittering

  • Green narrowly lose thriller at West Wittering
  • Malcolm finally shows he can hold a bat with gritty 69.
  • Wisborough on 128 for 8 before skipper Farmer’s quickfire 36 not out leaves a competitive total of 175 on a sticky wicket
  • Klein pick of the bowlers with great backup from all.
  • Top all round fielding again shows signs of progress
  • West Wit sun comes out at the right time for the home team
  • Captain Farmer confident that fortress Wisborough will still be undefeated come Saturday – beers and BBQ for all after the game

Click here for the full scorecard

Second X1 vs Brighton & Hove

  • Seconds comprehensively beaten by top of the table Brighton and Hove 4TH X1
  • Eric Geddes makes his long awaited debut for the Green – his Kangol bucket hat not so much
  • Openers Ken Vickery (28 -runs, not age) and Callum (18) cope well against decent bowling attack
  • Middle order wobble sees Green lose 4 wickets for 13 runs.
  • Top partnership from Joey Calder Smith (32) and Colt Darry Dancaster (14 no) rebuilds the innings
  • Dancaster and Francis (18 no) see Green over the 150 mark to gain bonus points with final ball of the innings
  • Green innings followed up with sensational tea courtesy of the Bat and Ball . The jelly cookies were to die for !
  • BHCC chase down Wis total with ease, finishing only 1 wicket down with Jacob Ball claiming all the spoils.
  • The Charlie Maunder Hound Horn the highlight of the innings

Click here for the full scorecard 

Second X1 vs Brighton and Hove.

Back from left : Steve Calder Smith, Charlie Maunder, Ken Vickery, Chris Francis, John Francis
Front from left : Eric Geddes , Alex Philp, Joey Calder Smith, Harry Dancaster, Callum Price, Jacob Ball

Sunday X1 vs Flycatchers

Sunday Cricket is back ….

  • Green beat Flycatchers in 35 over thriller
  • Spirited bowling attack restrict Flycatchers to 172
  • Dan Dronsfield rolls back the years , carries his teammates up the hill and claims the prized scalp
  • Joe Bonney sparkles on his senior cricket debut with 2 for 20 off 6 overs
  • Tom Malcolm proves he is bowler (on a Sunday ) with 3 for 4 from 4
  • Strawberries and ice cream top off a classic Sunday tea (many thanks to Jamie Self for organising)
  • In the spirit of Sunday cricket Nick Klein puts on a show with the bat with a quickfire 55 off 36 balls
  • Hughie Ragg and James Rainford both pass 30 to put Green on the brink
  • Total reached with 7 overs to spare for a 5 wicket victory

Message from Skipper Jamie Self : It was a truly enjoyable day and I hope everyone had as much fun as I did. Thanks to all the guys who came out and played. It was a pleasure to lead you into battle . A special mention to Joe Bonney and Guy Greenwood who made their senior debuts and who took it all in their stride. I hope that Sunday cricket can continue to be a stepping stone for colts to gain valuable experience.
A win and a few celebrations afterwards are always a nice addition.

Click here for the full scorecard 

Sunday X1 – Back from left : Hughie Ragg, Nick Klein, Tom Malcolm, Dan Dronsfield, James Rainford, Jamie Self
Front from left : Jacob Ball, DJ Dominque, Joey Calder Smith , Chris Marshall, Guy Greenwood, Joe Bonney

Action shots from the game (Many thanks to chief photographer Chris Marshall)

Under 12’s vs Slinfold

Under 12’s win 5 on the trot with a great team performance:

  • Slinfold win the toss and elect to field
  • Great team effort with the bat.  Congratulations to our four batsmen who retired not out- Ran Dawson (c), Alex Greaves, Tom Bonney and Joseph Reed who all batted superbly.
  • Green ended with a massive total of 175 runs for 1 wicket after their 20 overs
  • Bowlers and fielders continue the good work to restrict Slinfold
  • Congratulations to our leading wicket taker, Georgina Ferritto (4-13), who bowled superbly with a great line and length. Emily Reed (2-9) also bowled exceptionally well.  
  • William Reed (1-0), Zac Dawson (1-6) and Alex Greaves (1-4) also bowled very well and were among the Green’s wicket takers. 
  • Fraser Williams did a great job behind the stumps
  • Slinfold end on 73 for 9 off their 20 overs

Well done to a great collective team effort contributing to a big win by 102 runs. Congratulations go to the entire Team!

Click here for the full scorecard

Under 10’s vs Southwater

Another narrow loss, scoring more runs than the home team, but unfortunately the loss of wickets cost us.

Improvements are definitely taking shape with each game.

  • Player of the match : Fizz Gadd
  • Bowling : Rafferty Finn 2 wickets
  • Batting : Cosmo Witheridge

Matches this weekend 

Click here for senior team selections for this weekend.  

Other News

Pizza on the Green

Buster’s Pizzas on the Green were a great success on Friday. The good news is that Buster will be back on the Green on Friday 14 June ….

Date for your diary

Sat June 8 : BBQ on the Green for senior players and their families after the game

And finally ….

When you do all the work in a group project ….


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



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