Wigan Cricket Development Group, enters the eighth year of its popular local T20 cricket tournament during the first week of June.
The excitement starts on Wednesday 1st June 2016 with a heavy weight clash between last year's Finalists, Spring View Vampires and The Gin Pit Gladiators at Dover House Farm, 6:15pm.
Then defending champions, Leigh Redbacks, begin their defence at local town rivals Westleigh Lions' tight Pingot ground on 3rd June. Previous winners Wigan Wizards (at Highfield Hawks) and Orrell Redz (home to Standish Owls) also make their 2016 debuts on that Friday.
With 23 games in total, involving 10 senior teams from
the local Wigan area competing in two groups, during June, coloured clothing and equipment, against a back
drop of music and off the field entertainment, there are sure to be many
thrills and spills.
All games start at 6:15pm and each side must contain a minimum of four under 19 players for the game.
All the games promise to be fun packed, with local rivalries reignited and bragging rights up for grabs. For full details of the tournament fixtures and results go to www.wigan2020.play-cricket.com or contact your local club for information of their upcoming games.
The tournament culminates in a Grand Finals Day at Golborne Cricket Club on Sunday 10th July when the top two teams in each group battle it out for the WCDG Surridge 20/20 Cup.
GROUP A teams are:
Orrell Redz; Norley Hall; Standish Owls and Wigan Wizards.
GROUP B teams are:
Gin Pit Gladiators; Leigh Redbacks; Golborne Giants; Spring View Vampires and Westleigh Lions.
Come and join the fun and support your local side.