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Isle of Wight Disability XI

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Manager Isle of Wight Disability XI Graham Sprack 07866 668405 graham.sprack@btinternet.com

News and reports

Caulkheads tame The Bears

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After two warm up games - v St Helens and Shanklin, the new, younger Caulkheads side started their new Championship season against Warwickshire at Westhill.
Tight bowling by The Bears opening pair Liam Brothwood (4 for 16) and James Phelan (2 for 18) soon had the Islanders deep in trouble at 40 for 5. But, this bought together the two veterans David Lloyd and Graham Sprack. Their partnership of 101 for the 6th wicket helped the team to maximum batting points. James Jowlett held the catches t...

Caulkheads retain Pickersgill Trophy

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An unusual format match awaited the disabled side on their trip to Dorset last weekend. - the match was a 9-a-side match made over 30 overs per side, The side batting first had 30 overs to score, but if they were bowled out before that, they would have the remaining overs to try to overhaul the total after the 2nd side had batted. The Islanders won the toss and elected to field on an overcast day, and were soon rewarded with 3 wickets in the opening overs from 'Baz' Matty Rice and Nath...

Caulkheads crash to rampant Hampshire

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The Island's disability cricketers continued the season, knowing defeat against Hampsire would effctively end their chances of progressing to the semi finals this season. On a billiard table of an out field at The RoseBowl, it was clear that there would be plenty of runs. Hampshire openers Ian 'Ginger' Rogers (92 n.o.) and Alex Hammond worked hard for their 55 opening partnership against tidy opening spells from Peter Brown and Chris Hebberd. But it was never going to be easy to ...

CAULKHEADS RETURN TO WINNING WAYS

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On the hottest day of the year, visitors Essex surprisingly elected to field, but were quickly rewarded with the run out of Wayne Dunne following a direct hit by Ronnie Jackson. A partnership of 46 between Dean Hodges(19) and Peter Atkins(21) settled the Caulkheads, and gave the platform for the later batsmen to post a good total. The latter part of the innings was held together by Man of the Match, Chris Hebberd(82), assisted by Peter Brown (48) and skipper Graham Sprack(27).
Matt Cowdrey ...

The Caulkheads win again

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The disability side booked their place in the ECB/BACD County Championship semi final with their best display of the season so far against the might of Hampshire, to finish top of the Southern group.
With both teams depleted by England LD XI call ups and injuries, it was left to fringe players on both sides to shew their emerging talents.
A slow start on an interesting batting track saw the Island side reach 31 after 12 overs, with David Lloyd (26) taking the bulk of the strike from ne...

The Caulkheads overcome "Mighty" Hampshire

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The Isle of Wight Disability Cricket team entertained Hampshire at Shanklin on Sunday, in front of a restless crowd.
Skipper Graham Sprack won the toss and had no hesitation in electing to bat on a warm suny aftenoon. A chance filled opening partnership of 44 in 10 overs between David Lloyd and man of the match and top scorer, Chris Hebberd laid the foundation to gain a defendable target, with good contributions from Matt Goulding (making a welcome return to the side) Peter Brown and Lewis W...

The Caulkheads tame The Bears

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Electing to bat on a seemingly hard and bouncy track at Shanklin the Isle of Wight's disability side (The Caulkheads) were soon finding runs difficult to get, as the bounce from the wicket proved a little variable.
However, with David 'Judgy' Lloyd (top scorer with 29) camped at one end, the rest of the team could at least try to play a few shots.
But 4 batsmen came and went in a 5 over spell, so it became obvious that slow and steady was the order of the day, and with ...

Disabled Caulkheads start ECB Championship with hot win

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The IWCB Disability XI started their season with a fine win at Westhill on Sunday. The Caulkheads won the toss and elected to bat on a glorious day at Shanklin.
The strong batting line up meant that the tempo of the innings started high and was maintained throughout, with the maximum batting points target achieved in only 17 overs.
Solid contributions from Peter Atkins(88), Doug Randall (55*) and David Lloyd (35) saw the Island reach 257-6 declared.
For London, Bilal Ali and Asif He...

CAULKHEADS WINNING RUN CONTINUES

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THE ISLAND'S DISABILITY SIDE CONTINUED THEIR WINNING START TO THE SEASON WITH A SECOND WIN AGAINST LONDON CCCCA. WITH CENTRE TIME IMPORTANT SKIPPER GRAHAM SPRACK PROMOTED SOME LOWER ORDER BATSMEN TO START THE INNINGS OFF. HOWEVER, THIS SEEMED TO BE BACK-FIRING, WHEN, AFTER 12 OVERS GOOD TIGHT BOWLING BY BILAL ALI AND ZOHEB AKBAR HAD REDUCED THE ISLANDERS TO 34 FOR 4. BUT LONDON COULDN'T SUSTAIN THIS GREAT START, AND WHEN THE DEMISE OF RICHARD DIXON FOR 0, BOUGHT TOGETHER PETER BROWN(...

Caulkheads win a picnic against The Bears

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The Isle of Wight disability side continued their season with the visit of Warwickshire. The IW quickly had The Bears in trouble at 5 for 2. A 59 run partnership between Sam Wyles and Karl Astley seemed to have steadied the ship. But the first bowling change altered the match again. Graham Sprack got rid of both batsmen in the space of 4 balls, and, after that, the Caulkheads bowlers were always in charge. Peter Atkins completed the task taking 4 wickets with a masterful display of legspin bowli...

Last 10 results

7 May 2017 Hampshire Royals v. Isle of Wight Disability XI:Isle of Wight Won By 138 Runs scorecard
10 May 2015 Dorset v. Isle of Wight Disability XI:Isle of Wight Won By 22 Runs scorecard
9 June 2013 Isle of Wight Disability XI v. Essex Disability XI:IOW beat Essex by 10 wickets scorecard
2 June 2013 Isle of Wight Disability XI v. Dorset Disability XI:IW Disability XI beat Dorset Diasability XI by 279 runs scorecard
19 June 2011 Hampshire Disability XI v. Isle of Wight Disability XI:Hampshire win by 93 runs scorecard
22 May 2011 Isle of Wight Disability XI v. Devon Disability XI:IW Win 38 runs scorecard
15 May 2011 Isle of Wight Disability XI v. Essex Disability XI:Essex win by 39 runs scorecard
8 May 2011 Isle of Wight Disability XI v. Warwickshire Disability XI:IW win by 38 runs scorecard
7 August 2010 Devon CB Disabilities XI v. Isle of Wight Disability XI:IW BEAT DEVON BY 1 WICKET scorecard
15 August 2010 Dorset CB Disability XI v. Isle of Wight Disability XI:IW BEAT DORSET BY 54 RUNS scorecard
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