Isle of Wight Cricket
8 August 2020. Ventnor II v Ryde Cavaliers I : Ventnor beat Ryde Cavaliers by 69 runs 9 August 2020. Bembridge and St Helens U11s v Ryde U11s : Ryde U11's won by 10 runs 8 August 2019. Freshwater v Ryde III : Match abandoned Ryde win 5 August 2020. Newport U15s v Porchfield Bakeries U15s : Newport U15s won by 20 runs 8 August 2020. Freshwater v Ryde III : Ryde IIIs won by 74 runs 8 August 2020. Ryde II v Shanklin II : Ryde IIs won by 101 runs 8 August 2020. St Helens v Ventnor I : Ventnor beat St Helens by 166 runs 8 August 2020. Shanklin and Godshill v Ryde I : Ryde won by 9 wickets 5 August 2020. Ventnor u15s v Ryde Cavs u15s : Ventnor u15s beat Ryde Cavs by 5 wickets 5 August 2020. Ryde 49ers v Island Bakeries : Ryde won by 71 runs 3 August 2020. Cowes U13s v Newport U13s : Cowes U13s beat Newport U13s by 32 runs 2 August 2020. Arreton U11s v Cowes U11s : Arreton U11s beat Cowes U11s by 39 runs


Following the updated guidance that we shared with you, please find below printer friendly NatWest CricketForce checklists and some useful tips documents to support you with your return to cricket.

All documents and signage can be accessed here. Below is a list of documents you will find.

Return to Cricket Umpire Template
Return to Cricket Member Template

Return to Play Guidance

The ECB released the guidance to return to play yesterday for rereational cricket to follow. Please read carefully and make sure your club is comfortable and able to follow the guidance.

If you have any questions please contact Stuart on

First-class Counties agree formats for shortened men's domestic season


First-Class Counties agree to play a combination of red-ball and white-ball cricket this summer by majority vote
ECB Board to meet to approve decision in coming days
Further Medical and Risk assessments to be conducted by all 18 FCCs

The First-Class ...

IW Umpire Challenge

Whilst we are awaiting the exact details it looks like recreational cricket will return on Saturday 11th July; we have already noted many friendly fixtures being arranged & the sheer volume of fixtures is likely to mean they will not be enough qualified officials for each game.

As you will probably already know the Association of Cricket Officials has introduced online training for both umpires & scorers described as “giving you the tools to enable you to officiate in ...

COVID-19 Coaching Drills

Icoach has selection of really good drills that are COVID-19 compliant. Check out a few below, or sign up to icoach for free by visiting the site via the link at the bottom.

Opening Clubhouse Bars - Government Guidance

Bars  in clubhouses can re-open from the 4th July and we have pulled together the key guidance clubs will need to follow and implement to ensure you can safely open their bars if they wish.

Please read carefully and please open once you are read to do so.

Guidance for opening bars

Updated guidance for return to activity in a club setting

Further guidance for players and clubs on undertaking recreational cricket activity and informal cricket activity in an outdoor environment, consistent with UK Government guidance.

Nets should be used on an ‘every other&rsqu...

ECB Statement about Governments Announcement (Sunday 31st May)

ECB Holding Statement:

’We are extremely heartened by today’s announcement from Government, which supports a meaningful return for recreational cricket in England. It is important that we are aware of all safety protocols that must be adopted to see cricket begin to reopen. Over the coming week, we will seek to understand the specific guidance from Government’s medical teams so that we can provide support for clubs who will be eager to reopen their...

ECB update on the domestic and recreational game

The ECB has confirmed a further delay to the start of the professional domestic cricket season, with no domestic cricket to be played before 1st August.

The recreational game currently remains suspended except for the use of outdoor cricket facilities t...

Chance to Shine celebrates 15 years since launch

As the national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine turns 15 years old, it is announcing today (Thursday 21 May) that it has delivered coaching to its five millionth child. Nine-year-old Yunis Omar attends Percy Shurmer Academy in Birmingham and, alongside his Year 5 classmates, received a Chance to Shine session before the COVID-19 lockdown was introduced.

Upcoming fixtures

10th Aug Newport U13s v Ryde A U13s Victoria Rec Friendly
10th Aug Ryde B U13s v Cowes U13s Harding Shute Friendly
10th Aug Bembridge U13s v East Cowes U13s Steyne Park Friendly
10th Aug Ventnor U13s v Shanklin U13s Steephill Friendly
12th Aug Newport U15s v Shanklin U15s Victoria Rec Friendly
12th Aug Porchfield Bakeries U15s v Ventnor U15s Porchfield CC Friendly
12th Aug Cowes U15s v Ryde Cavs U15s IW Community Club Friendly
15th Aug Northwood 1 v Shanklin & Godshill 1 The Park All Island League Div A
15th Aug Ryde 1 v Ventnor 1 Harding Shute All Island League Div A
15th Aug Newport v St Helens Victoria Rec All Island League Div A
15th Aug Ryde Cavs & Bembridge v Northwood 2 Steyne Park All Island League Div B
15th Aug Ventnor 2 v Ryde III Steephill All Island League Div B
15th Aug Freshwater v Shanklin & Godshill 2 West Wight Sports Centre All Island League Div B
16th Aug Arreton v Bembridge Hasley Manor IW County Press Under 11 Friendlies
16th Aug Cowes v Ventnor IW Community Club IW County Press Under 11 Friendlies

Best of the Week

Highest batting scores this week

H Wratten 73 for Ryde v. Island Bakeries 5th Aug
B.Attrill 69 for Ventnor v. St Helens 8th Aug
O.Vandecasteele+ 60 for Ventnor v. St Helens 8th Aug
B Baker 58 for Ryde v. Shanklin And Godshill 8th Aug
S Tait 52 for Ryde v. Shanklin And Godshill 8th Aug
B.Woodhouse 51 for Ventnor II v. Ryde Cavaliers I 8th Aug

Best bowling figures this week

H Takel 5 for 28 8 overs, 1 maidens for Ryde II v. Shanklin & Godshill II 8th Aug
B.Attrill 4 for 12 4 overs, 0 maidens for Ventnor v. St Helens 8th Aug
W Turrell 4 for 15 3 overs, 0 maidens for Newport U15s v. Porchfield & Island Bakeries U15s 5th Aug
S Wratten 4 for 20 5 overs, 0 maidens for Ryde v. Shanklin And Godshill 8th Aug
S.Bligh 4 for 26 6 overs, 0 maidens for Ryde Cavaliers I v. Ventnor II 8th Aug
T.Noyes 4 for 27 8 overs, 2 maidens for Ventnor II v. Ryde Cavaliers I 8th Aug
Z Hooper 3 for 3 2 overs, 0 maidens for Cowes U13s v. Newport U13s 3rd Aug

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