The only proper cricket fixture on the festival circuit, the Bearded Kittens have been hosting the cricket on Saturday & Sunday for as long as Wilderness has existed and the match has become a cornerstone of incompetence and genius in equal measure. Expect dubious umpiring decisions, inspired commentary, men in drag, streaking, boozing and some theatrics on the green. Two words for you my friend. Get. Involved.
“Two incompetent teams of cricketers slug it out in gentlemanly fashion. A swelling crowd gaze on intent, sipping on Pimm’s and drunk on the picturesque. A commentator rumbles on in tones of slurringly clipped precision. A man in a tutu charges in to bowl. The umpire is asleep in the grass. Welcome to Wilderness.” (Cricket Blogspot)
They operate on a simple first come first serve basis. Anyone who wants to participate needs to come down and sign up at 9am when registration opens at the cricket scoreboard. We advise potential players to get there early to ensure they get on the team sheet