About Witney Mills Cricket Club

Witney Mills Cricket Club, based in West Oxfordshire, fields two sides in the Cherwell League. The 1st XI play in Division 4 and the 2nd XI in Division 7.

The home ground is situated in Newland, Witney.

Some History

Cricket has been played on the Witney Mills Cricket Ground for well over a hundred years. Originally the ground was owned by the Early's of Witney blanket company and it was their team that played its matches on this site. Although blankets are no longer made in Witney, the tradition of cricket continues. The club's motto 'Weave Truth With Trust' reflects the origins of the club.

WG Grace at Witney Mills

The legendary WG Grace played on the Mills ground on 16th September 1903, when he played for the Mills against Oxford University.

During that time the Witney Mills Cricket Club had an annual challenge match against the university, with the Mills being reinforced with star players.

Latest News

15 April 2019
Season Starts Saturday
The season begins on Saturday with a friendly away at Shipton. The forecast is...

27 February 2019
Fixtures Update
Following a league reorganisation, the fixtures for the season have been...

20 January 2019
Nets
Happy New Year. Indoors nets are starting soon. They will begin on Sunday, 17th...

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Forthcoming Fixtures

Sat 27 April 2019
Club friendly
Home vs Oxford and Bletchingdon Nondescripts, 1.00pm start

Sun 28 April 2019
Club friendly
Home vs Oxfordshire County Council Staff, 2.00pm start

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