Category Archives: Match Report Sunday XI

Sunday XI v Concorde 18 06 2017

Sunday XI One Wicket Away

Sunday 18th June 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 236 for 5 declared (43 overs)
Concorde 179 for 9 (40 overs)
Match Drawn

The hottest day of the year saw Stoke and Concorde play out a draw at Sendholme.

Batting first, Doug Gilbertson was originally listed at No.3 but faced the first ball of the match as the person originally selected for the role was sat on the roller at Stoke with less than 20 minutes to the start. After a quiet opening maiden, it was anything but at the start of the second over as debutant Ishan Mulchandani drilled the first two balls he faced through the covers and mid-off, then pulled the third along the ground through mid-wicket – not a bad way to start your Stoke career – and he hit another four before the over was out.

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Stoke v Epsom Methodists June 2017

Defeat for Sunday XI but Youngsters Shine

Sunday 11th June 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 148 for 9 (40 overs)
Epsom Methodists 149 for 5 (34.4 overs)
Epsom Methodists won by 5 wickets

An inspection of the scorecard makes this look like a routine ‘restrict & chase’ for the opposition, but it was far from that. Stoke can take a number of positives from this, notably the contributions from their younger players.

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Richmond Nomads Tweet

Chaotic day for the Sunday XI ends with a Win

Sunday 4th June 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 101 all out (33.4 overs)
Richmond Nomads 69 all out (26.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 32 runs

Another mad day in the life of the Stoke Sunday side but it all worked out in the end!

A sunny day, all the Stokers present and correct, clock ticking towards the point where the opposition should be starting to appear…but no sign of them. A speculative call to them to see how they were getting on was met with a rather surprised voice at the other end suggesting that the fixture was next Sunday. Cue panic with the tea lady now on site too!

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Hampton Hill CC

Sunday Friendly Victory at Hampton Hill

Sunday 28th May 2017
Friendly
Hampton Hill 155 for 9 (39.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 128 for 6 (28.3 overs) – revised target
Stoke D’Abernon won by 4 wickets

Firstly a massive thank you to our friends from Hampton Hill for choosing us from the list of clubs who would have responded to their advert.

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Phipps and Connell 1

Sunday XI beat Wisley

Sunday 21st May 2017
Friendly
Wisley Southside 139 for 6 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 140 for 7 (36.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 3 wickets

Stoke’s Sunday XI completed a clean sweep of senior cricket victories at the weekend with a successful run chase at The Rec. Lots of familiar faces in the visitors’ line-up when they arrived, but they advertised themselves as “stronger than usual” and hustled Rod Thomson into giving them first use of the strip.

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Phipps and McMillan

Sunday XI beat The Badgers

Sunday 14th May 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 197 for 5 (40 overs)
Badgers 185 all out (38.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 12 runs

A fixture that was in jeopardy on Friday due to late drop outs, including the author of this report, was fulfilled due to some much appreciated assistance from those who played in the League the previous day, and a highly entertaining game was played out where all results were possible going into the closing overs.

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Kane Fullalove

Sunday XI lose a close one

Sunday 7th May 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 164 for 6 (40 overs)
Battersea Eagles 168 for 8 (37.2 overs)
Battersea Eagles won by 2 wickets

Numbers, (just), were available for a Sunday fixture this weekend and the Battersea Eagles were the successful club selected from those who replied to our advert, and they also kindly supplied us with an 11th player. (More on him later.)

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tom-dennis

Sunday XI lose great game by 5 runs

Sunday 30th April 2017
Friendly
Merrow 160 all out (34.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 155 for 6 (40 overs)
Merrow won by 5 runs

In a tremendous advert for Sunday cricket Stoke renewed acquaintances with Merrow after the latter replied to our ad that we were only able to place after Moumer Khara and Doug Gilbertson found extra resources to complete a side, a prospect that looked unlikely following the Saturday selection needing resources.

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Jase Earl v Ripley 2015

Strong New Look Oxshott XI defeat Stoke’s Sunday XI

Sunday 23rd April 2017
Friendly
Maori Oxshott 265 for 6 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 127 for 9 (40 overs)
Maori Oxshott won by 138 runs

Neighbours Stoke and Oxshott met at Steels Lane and in a repeat of last year the home side were giving the majority of their 1st XI a first run out of the season, Stoke’s XI was more geared to a Sunday/2nd XI fixture and the consequences were inevitable.

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