Darwin Dilettantes

Darwin Dilettantes

Dilettante n. Lover of the fine arts; amateur; one who toys with subject or studies it without seriousness.

Darwin Dilettantes are the touring arm of the famous Darwin Cricket Club, from the capital city of the Northern Territory. Darwin has been touring for many years all over the world and this will be the 29th year that Darwin has played in the Chiang Mai Sixes. We welcome players from all over the globe to our ranks each year.


Round One (Gentlemen)

Date Time Team 1 Score Overs Team 2 Score Overs Result
31/3 16.00 Kimberley Crusaders 51/0 5.0 Darwin Dilettantes 52/1 4.3 Won by 5 wickets
2/4 11.35 Darwin Dilettantes 69/0 5.0 Stuffed Beavers 42/2 5.0 Won by 27 runs
3/4 09.15 Darwin Dilettantes 68/0 5.0 Blythswood 60/2 5.0 Won by 8 runs

Round Two (Bowl Group A)

Date Time Team 1 Score Overs Team 2 Score Overs Result
4/4 09.00 Gymkhana Cavaliers 74/3 5.0 Darwin Dilettantes 75/0 4.3 Won by 6 wickets
5/4 11.20 Darwin Dilettantes 50/3 5.0 Awali Taverners 52/0 2.5 Lost by 6 wickets

Darwin Dilettantes Players

  • 1. Greg Bicknell

    Dilettante founder and occasional reluctant player. Gentleman and scholar :) 2018 tournament highlight at 2h14m mark of https://chiangmaisixes.cricket/videos/2018#gallery-4

  • 10. Roger Weckert

    The "Heavy Hammer" hasn't missed a tournament since 2000. His original pen portrait all those years ago highlights his cricketing ability but that is a distant memory now. Specialises in finding new ways to win the team Khyber.

  • 17. Troy Harvey

    https://chiangmaisixes.cricket/videos/2018#gallery-6 at the 9 hour mark was the extent of Harv's 2018 tournament - the only way from there is up!!

  • 18, Gary Hancock

    One of our few Under 50's, expected to carry a big load in the field on his wonky knees and back. First toured with the Dilettantes at the ripe old age of 20 back in 1997, has plenty of experience to bring to various hotspots in the Kingdom.

  • 4. Alan Spring

    The Wile E Coyote of left arm spinning wicket keepers, back in Chiang Mai leading a contingent of ardent Victorian Western District supporters/drinkers. Tour number 11, made life membership of the Dilettantes last year.

  • 5. Robin Ryder

    Coming back to Chiang Mai to see if the grass at the Gymkhana Club has recovered from his vomitus horribilus in 2018, when he made one of the finest Dilettante debuts of all time.

  • 7. Russell Hunter

    If you see Rusty approaching with bottles of clear fluid and coffee, head for the hills! 2018 tournament highlight at the 9.03.10 mark of https://chiangmaisixes.cricket/videos/2018#gallery-3

  • A. N. Other

    May be our only hope, given our team injury record

Darwin Dilettantes Supporters

  • Chris Heron

    Another gentleman and scholar ;) Fleeting visit to Chiang Mai, don't blink or you will miss him.

  • Glen Cameron

    Gentleman farmer from Victoria's Western District and Dilettante Life Member. Back paddock philosopher and hermit for a few weeks after each visit to the kingdom.

  • Mark Staude

    Another gentleman farmer from Victoria's Western District, represents Pigeon Ponds at Highland Games in the sword dancing category.

  • Matthew Harvey

  • Simon Fry

    Dilettante Life Member, keeps the rest of the crew well grounded. Do not get in any trials of strength or drinking with "The Bear"!