NVKO XI

Captain: Jeremy Frith

eMail: firstxi@sparsholtcc.co.uk 

 

CaptainJeremy Rees
Competitions
Davidstow National Village Knockout
Date Time Fixture Opponent Result Match report
30 Apr 2017 14:00 Away Easton & Martyr Worthy - Pending

Player profiles

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    Jon Vokes

    Preferred position: Bowler

    Known as JV or Sekov Noj , Jon is one of the last senior cricketers to hail from the village. A medium quick bowler and wicket taker, hard hitting batsmen who can bat anywhere in the order. Captained the midweek to cup and division finals, proving himself to be a great tosser, losing only 2 of 12 in the season. Part of the Caddyshack ground crew Jon also looks after the outfield and is assistant rodent catcher.

  2. Mike Doubell
    Mike Doubell

    Preferred position: Bowler

    Senior pro Mike can often be seen warming up with a quick cigarette before taking the field. A South African with a competitive spirit bowls accurate off spin and is a key big hitter down the order. Father of promising youngster Nick.

  3. Dan Pickering
    Dan Pickering

    Preferred position: Bowler

    Pickers is another player who has come up though the youth set up, a game changing all rounder who can bowl with accuracy and bat solidly.

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    Andy Worth

    Preferred position: Batsman

    Current New Chairman for 2017 having captained the first team from 2013 to 2016.Of Lancastrian heritage playing cricket in the Palace Shield and then Central Lancashire League ,before moving to Winchester KS in the mid 90's joining Sparsholt 10 years ago. Supports Morecambe FC. Has a habit of quoting lyrics from folk punk bands no one else has heard of. Tries to bridge the gap between the old traditionalists and the modern age of cricket.

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    Ed Jenner

    Preferred position: Batsman

    Ed joined Sparsholt in 2013 having previously played for Sutton Scotney , a right hand batsmen and occasional leg spinner. Has been likened to Gerrard Butler which left the rest of his teammates in hysterics. Never one to refuse a challenge which results in many unforgettable moments. Once rang his phone from a teammates to find it, then rang his teammate back to ask what they wanted as he had a missed call.

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    Timothy Michael Vokes

    Preferred position: Batsman

    Tim known as Tim self proclaimed knight of the Gunyon gates, talented all rounder and ex first team captain. Sparsholt born and bred and brother of Jon and son of Nev the Caddyshack crew. Can be seen driving a soft top car around when it's not on the back of Togs trailer.

  7. Greg Whiting
    Greg Whiting

    Preferred position: Bowler

    Greg son of Keith and brother of Alex , a solid all rounder who is capable of playing at any level within the club and has done. His medium pace is an asset to any attack as his his lower order batting.

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    Tom Foster

    Preferred position: Batsman

    Tom is one of the clubs promising youth set up. A right hand bat and medium quick bowler Tom is part of the Hampshire youth set up. Making his debut for the first team last year and demonstrating his ability Tom recorded two half centuries for the seconds I his last two games for the season. A player with a lot of prospects who will be looking to score his maiden century in adult cricket in 2014.

  9. David Gough
    David Gough

    Preferred position: Batsman

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    Jon Sankey

    Preferred position: Batsman

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    Adam Gough

    Preferred position: Wicket Keeper

  12. Michael Haworth
    Michael Haworth

    Preferred position: Bowler

    New to the club for 2014 Mike transferred from Compton and Chandlers Ford pre season. On the EPP program with Hampshire County Mike is a right Hand Bat and Medium pace bowler with a great potential.

  13. Nicholas Doubell
    Nicholas Doubell

    Preferred position: Batsman

    Nick is a promising junior who has over the last two season broken into the first team. Learning his trade as an off spinner and very useful batsman. Nick has been playing in the same side as his father Mike.

  14. Simon Straker
    Simon Straker

    Preferred position: Bowler

  15. David Banks
    David Banks

    Preferred position: Batsman

    Nickname Banksey joined Sparsholt in 2016 having been around the Southern League for over two decades. Has taken on the groundsman role for 2017 a hard hitting batsman and medium pace bowler who can keep wicket.

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    Jeremy Frith

    Preferred position: All rounder

  17. Mark Stone
    Mark Stone

    Preferred position: Bowler

  18. Chris Mitchell
    Chris Mitchell

    Preferred position: Batsman

  19. Jamie Skeoch
    Jamie Skeoch

    Preferred position: Batsman

    Another Lancastrian from Preston Jamie joined Sparsholt in 2016. A swashbuckling batsman with his own stylish Preston slog talks almost as much rubbish as the chairman.

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