Ron Wells has died at the age of 80
in Napier, New Zealand.
Older members of the league (association) will remember him as an expert
hitter and chopper using a Barna Bat with no sponge. He played for AWRE in the
Basingstoke & Newbury Leagues and also in the Reading League with another
I remember many a battle with him in Newbury Div 1 in the early sixties
He was the Basingstoke Champion in the 1955/56 season at the age of 23 and runner up in Newbury Singles in 1966. He represented
Basingstoke Town on many occasions and was Chairman in Newbury between 1987 and 1993