Nick Lo

Nick Lo pops in to say Hello

Two familiar faces appeared out of the blue at The Rec yesterday just before the Sunday XI match against Maori Oxshott started.

Back in the area for the weekend for his brother’s wedding Nick Lo – and Paddington – popped in to say “Hello” and it was nice that the selection meant that he got the chance to catch up with a number of his former team-mates who were in the Sunday XI.

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Alex Clinton and Will Thomson v Oxshott - August 2016

Sunday XI beat Maori Oxshott

Sunday 21st August 2016
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Maori Oxshott 111 all out (36.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 112 for 3 (23 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 7 wickets

A second successive 100% weekend at all levels for the Club as the Sunday XI made relatively short work of a Maori Oxshott side that contained a few veterans and a sprinkling of colts.

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Giacomo

2nd XI beat Kingstonian

Saturday 20th August 2016
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 4 2nd XI Competition
Kingstonian 2nd XI 149 all out (48.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 150 for 3 (28 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd won by 7 wickets

A second successive win for the 2nd XI has moved them above their opponents in the table and has secured Division 4 status for another season.

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Jack Townsend Cricket World

World Fame for Jack Townsend

Cricket World run a weekly ‘Around the Grounds’ feature on their web-site, and Jack’s wicket against Worcester Park on Sunday made their wrap up:

Jack Townsend Cricket World

For the full round-up, click here: http://www.cricketworld.com/around-the-grounds-15th-august/45915.htm
(You need to scroll quite a way down to find the above, but along the way you’ll see a picture of former Stoker Jono Fowler at Walkden CC.)

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Will Thomson and Charlie Hill v Worcester Park - August 2016

Incredible Trust League Victory over Worcester Park

Sunday 14th August 2016
Surrey Trust League
Worcester Park 202 for 7 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 206 for 8 (39.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 2 wickets

The cliché ‘you had to be there’ is often over-used but not in this case; and for those who were, this will be very much one of those ‘I was there’ games when talked about in years to come.

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Stoke Molesey Ladies v Streatham and Marlborough - August 2016

Stoke Molesey Ladies beat Streatham & Marlborough

Sunday 14th August 2016
Surrey Trust Womens League
Stoke Molesey Ladies 148 for 6 (25 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough Womens 1st XI 124 for 6 (25 overs)
Stoke Molesey Ladies won by 24 runs

Early arrivals to the Rec were treated to a great win by a short-handed Stoke Molesey side over Streatham & Marlborough, (God knows what time the opposition would have needed to set off for a 25 over game on a Sunday morning!), to move up the table.

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2nd XI v Sinjungrammarians 2016

2nd XI beat Sinjungrammarians

Saturday 13th August 2016
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 4 2nd XI Competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 298 for 7 (50 overs)
Sinjungrammarians 260 for 9 (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI won by 38 runs

Stoke’s 2nd XI moved themselves away from the relegation place with a high-scoring win over Sinjungrammarians. 550 runs were scored for the loss of 16 wickets during the course of an eventful afternoon.

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