Old Wilsonians Cricket Week 2017
16th July 2017 12:00 PM to 21st July 2017 9:00 PM
The Old Wilsonians Cricket Week returns from Sunday July 16th to Friday 21st July with a feast of cricket, socialising, entertainment, fun, laughter and fundraising and we look forward to welcoming all of you to Hayes Hill throughout the week. The bar will be open from Midday every day.
If you would like to play in Cricket Week on Monday/ Tuesday/ Wednesday or Friday, please confirm your availability either by adding your name to the sheets on display in the clubhouse, or by contacting Jeff Mascarenhas (07967-484 634) or email email@example.com by Monday 10th July.
Please make a note of this initial information and dates of the fixtures for your diary:
Sunday 16th July - Presidents Day - Presidents XI Versus the Club - first ball at 2:00 PM
The bar will be open from Midday so if you fancy an early ale and a spot of lunch then come and join us before this 40 over game begins which promises to be an enthralling inter-club contest as the Sunday Friendly XI takes on a side made up of Langley Park Boys School past and present! Please support your president Paul Jenkins on this prestigious occassion! Lunch and tea will be available to all specators for a small fee and don't forget to bring enough change for the raffle at Tea Time!
Monday 17th July - Club XI Versus Barry Hainsworth XI - first ball at 2:00 PM (2nd / 3rd XI team standard)
We welcome back Barry Hainsworth (of Bickley Park CC Fame) and his invitational team for what will be at least their 7th or 8th cricket week contest against OWCC as we get the weekday games off to relatively gentle start with a 40 over game.
Tuesday 18th July - Club XI Versus Upminster CC XI - first ball at 2:00 PM (mixed social team)
Upminster will be heading over the Dartford Crossing for a game in what will be their fourth consecutive season of playing in "the week" it promises to be a very socialable affair and we are looking forward welcoming them back in this afternoon game.
Wednesday 19th July - Club XI Versus Old Olavians XI - first ball at 11:30 AM (1st / 2nd XI team standard)
This year's game has been moved from the traditional Friday slot to the midpoint of the week and we expect it to be as competitive and enjoyable as ever as Brian Cantle's team of club cricketers join us for what should be an all day match.
Thursday 20th July - T20 Day GAME 1: Club XI Versus Invitational XI at 11.30 AM GAME 2: Club XI Versus Surrey Masters XI - first ball at 3:00 PM (1st XI team standard)
In a new game for the club and the marquee fixture of the week, we welcome a selection of Surrey's past professional cricketers (organised by the incoming Old Wilsonians Association President, Neil Kendrick) to be playing against us. The morning commences with a champagne breakfast at 9.30am, with the cricket due to begin at 11.30 am sharp. Tickets are £30 each and will include the breakfast and afternoon tea. If you would like to arrange a table or buy tickets for the champagne breakfast, please contact Graham Watts (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07956 462 685) as soon as possible as places are strictly limited!
If you are unable to come until later in the day, food will be available at the Club in the evening, on what promises to be a day of quality cricket.
Friday 21st July - Club XI Versus Dulwich CC XI - first ball at 2:00 PM (4th / 5th XI team standard)
We welcome Dulwich CC to the finale of cricket week for the first time for a Friday afternoon 40 over game.