Mr Handel from Cobham contacted the Club to ask what proportion of runs he and his peers have made in 6s. In some rare down-time over the Christmas period we’ve now managed to put a couple of things together that we hope answers his query.
Of the players that played in 2018, here are the percentages of their career runs for the Club in sixes. To make this list you must have hit a minimum of eight career sixes and scored a minimum of 150 runs for the Club: Read more
After recent successes with this event, we have another “Clear the Beer” on Friday 28th December 2018.
Asahi, Oranjeboom, bottled lagers/bitters/ciders, wine and soft drinks will be on sale at discounted prices.
The Clubhouse will be open from 7pm/7.30pm on the night. Read more
With Christmas, the Cricket World Cup and The Ashes upcoming, now is perfect time to subscribe to The Cricket Paper, either for a family member as a Christmas Gift, or for yourself.
The Cricket Paper, is the UK’s only all cricketing weekly newspaper covering cricket matches from around the world, from elite level to local domestic cricket from leading voices in the sport. Read more
India drew first blood in the Test Series this week despite a moderate contribution from Virat Kohli. However Virat added another impressive stat to his CV recently in the ODI series against the West Indies where, having made 157 not out, he made an eighteenth successive score of 20 or more in ODIs, (passing Matthew Hayden’s run of 17 20+ scores in 2007.) He then extended his run to nineteen with 107 in the next match before finally falling for 16 in Mumbai. Twelve of Virat’s knocks were also over 50, (8×100, 4×50.) Read more
After Yasir Shah’s 14 wicket haul last week an article appeared on the web, (see foot of this post), suggesting that he is probably going to be the fastest ever to take 200 Test wickets. His current count is 195 at an average of 28.23 and a strike rate of 54.45. All this from just 62 innings bowled in his 32 Test career that is just over 4 years old. Decent. Read more
With Ben Foakes walking off with the Man of the Series award earlier this week we thought it appropriate to devote some web space to wicket-keeping as, generally, the Stats and Features sections of this site lean towards batting and bowling performances. Read more
The Townsend brothers are doing great things at Stoke and getting good local media coverage; but, Dad and Sid appear to have upped the ante by recently getting a mention in The Times:
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Tricky run chase? What tricky run chase?
24-2 on ragging pitch chasing a small total where runs in the tournament have been at a premium. Solution…go in and knock the rest off for no further loss and see your mate through to a maiden fifty too.
Scorecard with video highlights : http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/8634/scorecard/1150554/england-women-vs-india-women-2nd-semi-final-icc-womens-world-t20-2018-19 Read more
First the Easy Bit…
Before you go to shop on line next, click on either of these links first and take a couple of minutes to register for EasyFundRaising :
• https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/?referral-campaign=true Read more
(Start typing “Stoke D’Ab…” into the ‘search for a cause’ box take you to the Club page)
• https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/stokedabernoncc/?q=Stoke D’A&cat=cause-autosuggest
If you’re really keen, download the app on to your mobile as well!