Somerset Visually Impaired CC
Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club compete in the BCEW National league.
The Visually Impaired Cricket Club play their home games at Wombats CC (Bishops Lydeard).
Matches are played with a larger ball (size of handball) that makes a sound and the wickets are larger. Each player much be registered blind or partially sighted. Each player is then placed into one of four sight categories. The team is then made up of different sight categories, with no more than two players from the high partial category.
Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club are a very friendly and sociable club. The Club is always looking for new players.
For further information, please contact Somerset Cricket Board’s Growth & Participation Officer, Steve Gass.
The club have an open training session during the spring, where new players are welcome to come along and try the game.
The Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club was officially formed in 2011, after a successful trial through 2010 ensured that there were enough players interested to create the team.
Despite being a very young club, the team have gone on to achieve a number of successes in the past eight seasons.
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