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Nat Bats England into the Final

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

Black Friday and Christmas Shopping – Help Raise Funds for Stoke

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
(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! Read more

Nat Player of the Match / Hoppy & Shawn Win

Centuries on Debut / Time Taken to Make First Hundred

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

2019 Fixtures (2)

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

Batting Average on reaching 10000 runs

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.

Averages at 10000 Runs
You may need to click on this image to enlarge it depending on what device you are viewing this on. Read more

Ducks by Brothers in the Same Innings

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