Category Archives: Club News

Jack in Australia (5) / Hiken for India?

Sadly another single figure score for Jack but his Power House side scored a welcome first innings ‘win’ in their latest match:

Scorecard : Power House Round 6

Table : Table after Round 6

Meanwhile, in the Ranji Trophy, Hiken hit another fifty, although he was disappointed at not going on having been not out overnight, the fourth time this has happened to him recently if you use the match against England as a starting point. Read more

Good turnout for Derek Wellman Funeral / Donation Details

Today an excellent turnout said goodbye to Derek Wellman in a service held at Woking Crematorium.

Tributes came in from as far away as Australia, as Ian W read an excellent eulogy, charting Derek’s life, that that was even more devoted to cricket than we remember! Mention was made of the tributes received and added to this site – anyone who did not know Derek would be encouraged to read them and have a think about any contribution, no matter how small, you could make to the running of the club going forward. Read more

2013 League Fixtures

The 2013 Surrey Championship fixtures have been released and the 1st XI have an early look at both sides promoted from the Fuller’s League, starting with a trip to the old Burpham CC ground to face Guildford City, (symmetrically GCCC were Stoke’s first opponents in Division 1 of the Fuller’s League in 2008), then we have a home tie against fellow promotees Old Paulines. Read more

Hiken bats long and scores big against England

Hiken in the headlines as he bats long in England’s latest tour match:

His efforts have already dawn parise from Wisden(*) Editor Lawrence Booth who tweets:

“…Anderson has Yadav caught behind in the last over of the day as Mumbai A close on 232 for 4. Well played Hiken Shah: 84 not out…” (@the_topspin) Read more