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
Ben Foakes made a century in his first Test innings last week, and this fitted in nicely with some other analysis we were doing after CricInfo were asked to look at one or two things by their followers.
Four Stokers have made a century on their debut, (in Claire Trafford’s case she arrived on the scene with a score of 213 not out!), and many others have got to three figures in pretty quick time. Read more
England kick off their World T20 campaign tonight, (Good luck, Nat!), but locally…BIG news for Stoke. The 2019 Surrey Slam fixtures are out!
Off the back of the Surrey Stars winning the Kia Super League in 2018, there have been plenty of clubs looking to form a similar competition, Surrey Slam have delivered and we’ve been entered into a six team, (West), division with our friends from Ashford, Chertsey, Guildford, Shepperton and Twickenham. Read more
Despite their opposition trucking Darren Stevens – http://www.espncricinfo.com/england/content/player/20367.html – into their side, Shawn & Hoppy scored a routine(ish) – routine for Stoke anyway – win in their latest 50 over match yesterday. Read more
When Virat Kohli became the thirteenth player to reach 10000 ODI runs yesterday, (see link below), this image appeared on the web soon after to say that he had the highest average at the point of reaching that landmark.
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A rare – but not unique – piece of history in the first test between Pakistan and Australia recently where the Marsh brothers were both dismissed for a duck in the same innings. Andrew Samson at Test Match Special, and soon after Steven Lynch at CricInfo, looked into how many times this has happened, and there were only seven previous instances: Read more
The first set of fixtures for next year are out!
Shannon has been sent the 2019 Surrey Women’s Trust League fixtures.
Here is what the fixture computer has allocated us:
28th April – Streatham & Marlborough (Home) Read more
5th May – Bye Week
12th May – Godalming (Away)
19th May – Bye Week
26th May – Bye Week
2nd June – Dulwich (Home)
9th June – Guildford (Away)
16th June – Godalming (Home)
23rd June – Bye Week
30th June – South Nutfield (Home)
7th July – Dulwich (Away)
14th July – Bye Week
21st July – Bye Week
28th July – Bye Week
4th August – South Nutfield (Away)
11th August – Streatham & Marlborough (Away)
18th August – Guildford (Home)