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THE wet weather isn’t preventing cricketers from playing indoor.
FIGHTING Nomansland put up one of their best displays of the season as they lost to Suttoners, the new champions of Regional Division Two West.
FARLEY came tantalisingly close to finishing the season on a buoyant note after losing away to Odiham and Greywell in the final over.
DINTON claimed a second successive win on home turf when they hosted Langley Manner V XI on Saturday.
THE wheels have fallen off Shrewton’s season – the prospects for which looked so bright when they topped the Hampshire League table less than a month ago.
AFTER last week’s sudden blip, Redlynch & Hale can picture a place in County Division 2 next season after getting back in the promotion mix with an excellent win at Hursley Park II.
LANCE Harwood’s big hitting 182 saw Dinton ease to victory over Holybourne in County Division 4 North.
MATCH winning partnership between Manny Gurung and Gareth Dobson gave Amesbury victory at Sparsholt.
SUPERIOR bowling from Farley ensured a 133 run victory over Shrewton II.
IT was double success for Fovant Cricket Club after finishing the season with league and cup victories as part of a historic campaign, writes Tim Birkbeck.
PROMOTION-chasing Redlynch & Hale edged ever closer to moving out of County Division Three (north), after a tense victory over South Wilts thirds.
HEAVY downpours left the Kings Park wicket an absolute minefield, with the new ball leaping from a good length with regularity.
A SIX-wicket haul for Jake Hand, including three in four balls, helped Farley cruise to a 102-run victory at Herriard.
TOP cricketing tips and exciting skills will be learned at a summer school in Dinton.
SALISBURY Stars closed their league campaign with a 42-run win over Lukky XI.
REDLYNCH and Hale secured a tenacious victory at South Newton to lift them into fourth spot in County 3 (North).
AN excellent fielding display at Woodfalls Cross from Redlynch & Hale 1XI pushed them into fifth spot as visitors Michelmersh & Timsbury were dismissed for just 102.
FARLEY’S winning run came to a sharp halt at Sherfield on Loddon, going down by 30 runs.
DINTON seconds travelled to the New Forest where they defeated Paultons 3rd XI by 54 runs, with Nick Gale, pictured, blasting his first century of the year.
ALL-rounder Manny Gurung will once again lead a team of cricketers from across the Salisbury area to the final of the T20 Basingstoke Cricket League tournament.
WINTERBOURNE got their promotion hopes back on course in Regional Division One after coming away dominant winners over third-placed Kingsclere with a 94-run victory.
IT was a dismal weekend for Redlynch & Hale senior sides, with all three failing to register wins.
FARLEY claimed a fourth win on the bounce in a rain-reduced encounter at St Mary Bourne in Regional Division 1 North to move into third.
SHREWTON played their wet weather Get Out of Jail Free card to remain top of the Hampshire League with their four-match unbeaten County Division 1 record still intact.
NOMANSLAND were almost certainly saved from defeat as heavy rain caused the abandonment of their West 2 fixture with Bransgore seconds.
STARRING in County Division 2 is no longer a dream but reality for Redlynch and Hale.
A SEVEN-wicket win over New Milton II ensured Shrewton a sixth-place County Division 1 finish, writes Mike Vimpany.
TEENAGE South Wilts pair Sam Arnold (50) and William Wade (60) each hit half-centuries and shared a 112-run opening partnership.
NOMANSLAND all but preserved their status in Regional Division 2 West with a 54-run victory when they visited Hyde 2nds.
FARLEY showed a weakened Littleton and West Hill II no mercy with a crushing 219-run win that leaves them in third place going into the final week in Regional Division One North.
SIX to 14 year-olds can improve their skills at Dinton Cricket Club’s summer school.
REDLYNCH and Hale’s title winning credentials were put to the test against resurgent Littleton and West Hill.
A DISAPPOINTING run of form continues for Steeple Langford as the season comes to a close.
SHREWTON dropped out of the Hampshire League, County Division 1 championship race when in-form Purbrook beat them by four wickets, writes Mike Vimpany.
OVERNIGHT heavy rain threatened to stop the match between Dinton seconds and Winterbourne seconds, but thanks to the hard work of the ground staff the game went ahead.
AMESBURY Cricket Club walked away with a five wicket victory to lift the HK Robinson Trophy.
SHREWTON’S Hampshire League County Division 1 title bid has been knocked off course by Ryde, whose 87-run win has dropped the Shrews to fourth place in the table with three games to play.
STEEPLE Langford could not get the vital win they needed against Hursley Park seconds in their fight to preserve their County Division 3 (North) status.
MISERABLE weather has had a negative impact on Steeple Langford’s season as they are struggling to get wins on the board.
SAM Dempster cracked his maiden century as Nomansland turned over depleted Great Durnford on Saturday in Regional Division 2 West.
THE sun finally shone enough for Farley to play their first home league clash of the year, but it ended in heartache as they crumbled to a 102-run defeat by highflying Oakley.
NOMANSLAND won the toss and took first knock at home to high-flying New Milton thirds.
AN unstoppable half century from Manny Gurung ensured Amesbury Cricket Club secured their place in the final of the HK Robinson Trophy against Rockbourne.
TABLE-TOPPING Shrewton handed out a six-of-the-best tanning to Locks Heath, thumping the visitors for a season's best 319-5 before completing a comprehensive 125-run victory.
STEEPLE Langford Cricket Club is holding a cricket camp during the summer holidays.
LEADERS Shrewton boast the only perfect Hampshire League County Division 1 record after comprehensively beating Fareham & Crofton by seven wickets.
IN a match that ebbed and flowed throughout, Nomansland eventually picked up a good win on Saturday.
MINOR County Cricket returns to Winterbourne a week on Sunday when Wiltshire over 50s take on the Channel Islands in their latest ECB Championship match.
THE torrential rain on Saturday accounted for all three of Redlynch & Hale’s senior teams league matches.
REDLYNCH & Hale first team were toppled from their perch at the top of County Div 3 (North) as visiting Andover II clinched victory by a mere five runs.
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