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In no particular order

Phil Steinke
When wickets are required, and/or runs have to be denied, one bowler in particular can be relied on to do the job, and that's Phil. Ever tight, surprisingly onto the batsman and always on a good length, Phil's wicket-taking ability is second to none in our side. Although a very effective bowler at any time, Phil has recently been most useful as a first change bowler when he comes on and presents a whole new challenge to batsmen who don't expect someone of Phil's ability to have been kept back, and settled batters who may have seen off our pacy openers often find themselves walking back to the pavilion earlier than they thought they would. Sometimes in our standard of cricket wickets fall as a result of batters taking on bad balls badly, but I can't recall Phil bowling a bad ball and his wickets come from him threatening, and often getting through to, the stumps. Phil, who's been a stalwart of the side for many years, remains one of TWCC's most valuable assets and, in a nutshell, he gets more wickets than anyone else.
Edward Bunn
Beneath the power that Edward undoubtedly posesses there lurks an intuitively correct and stylish batsman who, as The Finisher, delivers quick runs to see TWCC home when a cool head is required. A regular in the slips where he often clings on to improbable chances, Edward also excels in the deep, or at short mid-off or mid-on, where his sure hands snap up many fine catches.
Matt Edwards
Vice-Captain Matt's all round game is invaluable to TWCC and his is a key presence in the side. His bowling frequently help TWCC towards positive results, and Matt is also a great fielder (catches win matches and Matt holds onto a lot of catches) and he bats with style and gets big scores when he gets a chance. He's got the lot really...
Richard Brock
Brocky! Brocky's performance on and off the pitch rarely disappoints and he scores runs and takes wickets looking after his average with the best; his silent stalking of the end-of-season statistics reveals a player of substance indeed. As well as being another solid Harvey's man, and a player whose general bonhomie is key to our enjoyment of the game, Richard also regularly delivers key performances with bat and ball in tight situations and, as long-standing Captain, he understands all there is to know about masterminding everyone's enjoyment of the glorious game.
Tom Rydon
Tom's genial nature belies the fact that he pings the ball down at speed and more often than not does batsmen (and slip-fielders...) for pace. Tom runs in with proper acceleration and energy and often gets just the right amount of swing to get through to the stumps. Of course Tom bats well too, in a right-handed languid Goweresque way, and he fields with dedication and... well, basically, he's a great cricketer.
Happily Tom has spurned any newer pastures, and he is an absolute regular of the best sort, and as long as he's in the hood, there's a game he can influence and a pint with his name on it.
Jonathan Rowland
Jonathan is not only a good sort, but he can also play cricket - thus placing some of the rest of us somewhat at a comparative disadvantage. Jonathan is one of TWCC's most able batters and his solidity is most reassuring when, as is undeniably sometimes the case, there are tremblings in the pavilion.He is just one of those people who seem to have more time than many, and is a connoisseur of the latest of late cuts. And, whilst every team we face has someone who keeps wicket, not many actually have a wicket keeper, and Jonathan is certainly one of the best we get to see. His prowess behind the timbers does tend to deprive us from seeing him bowl, but he would certainly be well amongst the wickets if he ever had his head, as he finds an awkward length and swings the ball about like a good-un in the pre-season knockabouts.

Graham Cuthbert
Compared to some, Graham has only recently become part of the TWCC family, and, indeed, he's now treading the happy path of introducing his children to our ranks even as he develops his own game. Graham, with little cricket behind him when he first joined us, now bowls a wicket-taking length and we have all enjoyed his development into a very useful bowler and he frequently does a bit of mopping up.
Paul Hunter
Another of the TWCC players whose performance can swing a game, but in a good way. Capable of big scores, and even improving into his middle age, Paul rarely scores slowly and many matches have been won from a platform created by him as TWCC's regular opening bat. Also an agile fielder, Paul's infectious eagerness in the field is a key part of TWCC's commendable tendency to restrict other sides to manageable scores. His inventive left-arm bowling often snipes a wicket or three when he's given the ball, and, to round off his cricketing CV he's also become the go-to keeper when Jonathan finds himself somewhere else on a Sunday. And, as if we needed more, Paul's become the man to call when the septic tank needs dipping.
Tom Firth
Tom is, happily, a full on team regular. He bats with assurance and bowls with the ease of a natural sportsman, and to see him sprinting around in the deep is to be reminded of Michael Johnson on the final bend. And did we mention that he can catch?
Tom is also a fine participator in all matters TWCC and we hope he stays with us for the next 50 years or so, and, hopefully, for longer than that.
Rob Rydon
Think cricketer and you'll think Rob - I mean just look at the photo - straight out of MCC Central Casting. Rob is famous for, amongst other things, living closer to the Royal Oak than anybody else in the squad. This does give him a slightly unfair advantage as it's all downhill from the pub to home where, inevitably on a Sunday, there's a full on roast dinner waiting. Rob is forgiven this good fortune without envy for he has brought to TWCC nothing less than total cricket. A fearsome bowler and an elegant yet forceful batsman, it is to be hoped that as he ages his abilities fail just enough to make him less welcome in his Saturday side on... Saturdays... so he can turn out for us on Sundays more often.
Tony Pearce
A natural sportsman, Tony's elegant craftsmanship with the bat is often to be seen early on in a TWCC innings after Jim's out. Although a sweet timer of the ball who can destroy the opposition's bowling attack in devastating fashion, Tony is also capable of restraint and slow accumulation for at least three balls, and his quick mind exploits opportunities almost before they've arrived. At other times his quick reflexes and sure hands have assured many outstanding catches in the slips, and Tony sometimes moves across a position when called to keep wicket.
Tony lives a worldly life in the fast lane, and his nimble mind is invaluable when tying up the vaguaries of TWCC's single-wicket competition; his calculations leaving many of us as breathless as we are pennyless.
Ed Howes
Ed has helped to power the TWCC machine for many years, but, inexplicably, it is only now that someone who shall remain nameless has got around to mentioning him here. Heads should roll. Ed is, beneath a veneer of happy-go-lucky Sunday whocaresness, a proper cricketer. Obviously he bowls, fiercely nipping the new ball about with the best of them, but he could also bat anywhere in the order. The nature of the inclusive game TWCC play is that he only rarely gets a chance to play any sort of innings, let alone a long one, but if and when he does we get to see a classic style youthfully implemented. Also an excellent fielder it is, however, and notwithstanding all the above, the case that Ed's main contribution to the team is that you can't stop him avoiding umpiring and grabbing the scorebook.
Henry Short
How lucky TWCC is to have such potent youth in their midst. Henry came to us through a recent association with Burgess Hill CC, with whom he'll no doubt continue to excel, but we believe his true and lasting alleigance is and will be to TWCC. Henry bowls with ever-increasing pace, swinging the ball to boot (or stump), and he bats with coached care. Naturally he can catch as well, and field and generally be like we all like to think we were all those years ago. Henry's presence has also upped the Wineham levels to near critical, in that Twineham players are now in the minority... WTCC?
Henry's family have also been a welcome feature of our Sundays, and anyone who's lucky enough to be offered one of his Nan's sausage rolls (oh yes!) will play the best game of their lives.
Mikey Pearce
Another child of TWCC, and there are a few, Mikey has, for some time, been difficult to pin down. Now, fully mature(!), Mikey has suddenly turned into an extremely competent batsman. Quite where he hid this ability for so long is hard to fathom; one can only assume his talent was always there but slightly masked by the fact that his trousers were always falling down. Not only has he found a belt, but he seems to be willing to stay at the crease for long enough to, often, deliver match-winning performances. Truly one of our best batters, and that's saying something.
Chirag Sharma
Slotting seemlessly into the warm embrace of TWCC, Chinu is our latest overseas player, though perhaps he does stand a little less chance of representing his country than Honse, but you never know. Chinu bats with a total understanding of his strengths, and won't take long doing whatever it is he ends up doing, and more often than not we're talking quick runs. Chinu also bowls a beguiling mixture of off-cutters and straight balls, on a good length, and there are often wickets to his name at the end of a match. TWCC are lucky that Chinu found us and we hope he'll be with us for a long time to come.
Jim Simon
Capable of quite destructive batting and bowling performances it is to be hoped that Jim sorts this out and plays better soon. Oh, and we mustn't forget his catching.
But he is trying out a pair of glasses.

Alex Rydon
Alex bats and bowls and wicket keeps and fields. He does all these very well.
George Hunter
George doesn't play as often as he did, but if, on the odd occasion, he declares himself available, then there's entertainment to be had. He's a 100% kind of player, apart from when he bats when this figure climbs further. Regardless of whether or not his bat hits the ball, one can hear the noise of the swoosh from the boundary where, incidentally, most of us soon find ourselves as we try to find the balls as often as George loses them. He's often not in for very long, but he can be out for 0 or 100 - it takes more or less the same time.
Matt Brock
We don't see much of Matt now, which is a great shame, because he's one of the TWCC children whose progress through the team, and through life, has been enjoyed and followed as he's grown into adulthood and spread his wings. Happily Matt returned to the fold for a game in 2022 in which he shared a memorable partnership with his Dad which brought tears to the eyes. Matt, were he to play more often, would soon trim his bowling radar and become properly difficult to face as a batsman as well as a wicket-keeper.
TWCC Occasionals and some Players of the Past
Dave Jones
We don't see Dave on the field of play so much these days, though he lives but a big hit away. Daves TWCC career stretches way back, and who can forget him opening the batting as a pinch hitter on tour? More renowned for his bowling he has rather hung up his boots now, but TWCC are proud to be able to call him The President.
Joe Panther
Joe's irregular.
Sam Simon
Sam's cricketing prowess is hard to pin down. He can bowl better than he often does, and he bats better than he should.
Ian Irvine
A very occasional, but always welcome, player, Ian's batting often comes at a time in the game when there's something like some batting that needs to be done. So he does it.
James TrollopeJames Trollope
James has decided to hang up is bat. It has done its last work. These days, if you visit the Trollope household on a summer Sunday, you'll find the roast going cold on the dinner table and James standing on the terrace in the gentle rain staring blankly into space, his mind clearly elsewhere as he thinks of the runs, the catches, the wickets, the banter of yesteryear. James's legacy is secure, but it is to be hoped he can be tempted back from retirement at some point so he can ruin it.

Dave RogersDave Rogers
A player who never seems to have a bad game, Dave's dogged batting and acrobatic fielding have earned him accolades from cricketing afficianados across the whole of the parish. Famed for stopping the ball in the field with almost any part of his body apart from his hands, Dave has made fielding at short square leg into an art form. Mr Versatility; Dave bats in any position, though mostly standing on his feet, and can also frighten players on both sides with his bowling. A Life Member who fully participates in tour activities, and definitely a Harvey's man, we suspect that Dave may be the perfect team-mate.

Reese Packham
Reese is a crowd favourite - renowned for his timing and expansive shot-making. If you could only listen to a game of cricket it would be worth coming to hear Reese bat just to experience the satisfying chunky smack of a middled ball. Shortly after you'd be further rewarded with the unmistakable loud rustle of a disturbed hedge. Reese hasn't played for some time, but perhaps he'll be tempted one of these years and we'll hear that sound again.
Honse Karvay
Jan, or Honse, travelled far to play cricket with us, and now he's travelled away again. In the meantime, though, we're sure his talents have not gone unnoticed by the Czech selectors.
Honse brought some much-needed sprightliness to our game, and he not only bowled a wobbly ball, but was a resilient batter and he routinely saved many more runs than some of us can score with his fielding. Some use of the past tense here, sadly, but only because his life has moved on - there's always a TWCC welcome ready to go for Honse. Apologies for the picture which shows Honse some years ago - I don't expect he looks exactly like this now.

Nigel IngramNigel Ingram
Nigel's opening bowling spells set the tone for many games; either he took a flurry of wickets straight off thus putting the opposing team onto the back foot allowing the rest of us to look good when we bowled, or he simply offered very little to hit. Nigel also bats with gusto and quickly makes the bowling look a bit less good than some others do. We don't see much of Nigel any more as he has rather unhelpfully created personal responsibilities, but he doesn't live far away and we can only assume he's about to phone in his availability.
Steve RogersSteve Rogers
Steve's family and friends are much involved in TWCC, and his absence from all our lives is hard to take. Steve has been a keystone of the club for so long that moving on without him is taking us all over new and difficult ground, ground upon which we are reluctant to tread. However, as we play on we will inevitably be reminded of all the good times we've shared with Steve and his family. We play cricket for many reasons, but I don't think we would be so keen to spend our Summer Sundays as we do if the hours together were anything other than great fun, and whilst the fun will continue, it will always now be qualified by the loss of a great team mate and friend. 
David Webb
By whom we mean Webby of course. Webby was primarily known for his touring commitment and wicket-keeping, in that order, but in case readers think this an unfair comment on his prowess with the gloves, those that know can report that Webby was truly a tour-de-force on tour. Keeping to the pace of Nigel and others, and to the general vagaries of TWCC bowling, was no easy task then just as it isn’t today. Every club needs its glue, and the likes of Webby are among the stickiest. One can only assume that in order to keep his luxury hotel in 22nd  place out of the 156 alternatives in Blackpool, he’s consistently denied bookings from touring cricket teams. Webby submitted the ancient photo on the right for the purpose of insertion here, which isn’t what he looked like when he played for TWCC it and only makes it onto this page because no one ever looks.

But there isn't room for everybody,
and nor is The Gazette entitled to write biographies, however brief, that stretch back to the time before web pages existed. Where's Webby? Steve Taylor?  Some of them are here, below, and many are still playing for TWCC!

TWCC 1993

Cricket is great. TWCC is great.

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