Wizzy News 8 May 2019

Hi everyone

Welcome to this week’s Wizzy News

Some great individual performances to report on this week including a couple of sparkling 50’s but we are still patiently waiting for our senior teams to start firing on all cylinders . A fantastic start to the season for our under 12’s with an emphatic performance against West Chiltington.

Honours board for the week

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

Match Highlights

Firsts vs Horsham Trinity

  • Skipper Farmer wins the toss and elects to bat
  • James Newman and Stu Rainford post fine half centuries
  • Green middle order collapse again
  • Rainford brothers push score on to 178 before bonus 12 runs added to total score for slow over rate.
  • Stu Rainford comes up trumps in the battle of the Rainfords
  • Law and Skipper Farmer offer only bowling consistency as opening pair put on 160 in opening stand.
  • Trinity wickets fall quickly after openers depart but surpass Green score with 5 wickets standing
  • Skipper Farmer rallies the troops and calls for improved performances all round- and more practice

Click here for the full scorecard

Seconds vs Arundel

  • Skipper Vickery wins toss and puts Arundel in to bat
  • Green get off to good start as Nick Klein and skipper Vickery restrict Arundel in first 20 overs
  • Marshall gets breakthrough with great spell of bowling
  • 10 dropped catches allow Arundel back in before Joey Calder Smith steps up and claims 3
  • Dan Webber and the Bat and Ball save the day with candidate for tea of the year
  • Despite amazing tea Arundel manage to hold onto every catch in the field as Green roll over for 103
  • Players reflect on the old adage ‘catches win matches’

Click here for the full scorecard 

Under 12 vs West Chiltington

  • Team performance sets up convincing victory
  • Openers Ran Dawson and Oscar Warmington set good foundation with great opening partnership
  • Will Dixon continues good work and retires on 32
  • Green middle order batsmen pile on the runs and set oppo 139 to win.
  • Will Reed and Will Dixon open Green bowling and pin batters back
  • Will Reed claims valuable opening scalp
  • Bowlers share the rest of the spoils with Seb Wibaut ending on 2 for 6
  • Great display of fielding ends off a great day for the team

Click here for the full scorecard

Matches this weekend 

Click here for details of the senior games this coming weekend and team selections. 

Other News

Some sad News

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Philip Migdale. Philip was a chartered accountant  and a partner with Ray Greatorex, our former President in their accountancy firm. He was a great supporter of the club in years gone by, regularly attending various events including the Annual Club dinner held in the Village Hall and was also a founder member of the Century Club.
The funeral has already taken place and a thanksgiving gathering will be held in the Pulborough Village Hall on Sunday 19 May.

Touch rugby

Calling all under 12’s and 13’s – the touch rugby season has started up again on the Green on Tuesday evenings . If you are interested in joining in please contact Anton Jerges via email adress anton.jerges@wearecollider.com

Date for your diary

Just over a week to go for the ever popular annual Wisborough Green fun run taking place on Sunday 19 May – see details below

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 ….


Don’t say you weren’t warned …


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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



Under 12 Match report vs West Chiltington
A chilly morning awaited Saturday’s fixture where the Under 12’s took on West Chiltington and Thakeham Colts in our first game for the season. 

Our captain, Oscar won the toss and elected to bat. 

Openers, Ran and Oscar, started exceptionally well dispatching some of loose balls to the boundary.  They both reached totals in the 20’s (Ran- 27, Oscar- 23).  Congratulations to Will Dixon, our leading run scorer, who came in at number 3 and continued the good start and reached 32 (retired not out) with some great shots including a very nice 6 over square leg. 

Wisborough Green continued accumulating runs to the total with Seb, Tom and Isaac.  Tom and Isaac batted very well in the last few overs, with some great running between the wickets, and in the end Wisborough Green reached a very good total of 138-4 off their 20 overs. 
Wisborough Green then set about defending their total.  The opening bowlers, Will Dixon and Will Reed, started very well with some great line and length bowling restricting the opposition’s ability to score runs.  Will Reed removed one of the openers.  Some great fielding, catching and bowling from the rest of team continued and restricted the oppositions total.  Well done to our other wicket takers, Alex Greaves and Ran Dawson and congratulations to our leading wicket taker Seb, who took 2-6 bowling at the end of the innings. 
The final scores were Wisborough Green Colts 138-4 vs West Chiltington and Thakeham Colts 87-5.  A great win and team performance with everyone contributing to the result. Well done boys !