1st XI declare to force win but lose at Kingstonian

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 240 for 8 dec (52.5 overs)

Kingstonian 242 for 7 (46.4 overs)

Kingstonian, (13 points), beat Stoke D’Abernon, (0 points), by 3 wickets

A brave declaration on a good batting track went unrewarded as Kingstonian became the latest club to move into promotion contention in the most erratic of divisions, securing a last over win over a Stoke side who went into the match top of the ladder.

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2nd XI lose to Hampton Wick Royal but remain top

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 142 all out (45.5 overs)

Hampton Wick Royal 2nd 143 for 1 (32.3 overs)

Hampton Wick Royal 2nd XI, (13 points), beat Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI by 9 wickets

2nd XI competition table toppers Stoke D’Abernon suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of second placed Hampton Wick Royal at the Rec; but still lead the league.

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June Newsletter

Chairman Drew Patrick writes:

Dear Members 

Our season to date is a case of ‘so far so good.’ After 7 matches in the Surrey Championship, our 1ss and 2s are top of their respective tables in Division 5, but there is still a long way to go, with 11 matches to be played by each team between 27th June and 4th September.

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Under 9s / Under 10s Latest

Latest on the Under 9s from Manager Johnny Lawes…

Sunday 20th June – League match v Epsom – Won by 225 runs

(Match report from Jeremy Muir) Stoke beat Epsom by 225 runs, (415 to their 190.) A faultless performance from our boys captained by Tom E, although Epsom fielded a very young and inexperienced side. We lost no wickets to their loss of 13. Four from Ben, (three in one over), three from Charlie, (in one over with a maiden in his other), 2 to Alfie with one each from Ollie, Freddy, Tom and Oscar (who also took a couple of the catches at square leg).  Extras were kept to a creditable 24. Batting partnerships were Freddy & Tom 61, Oscar & Charlie 61, Ollie & Jeffrey 41 and Ben & Alfie 52, (Ben hitting two sixes.) Highest individual score Ben with 34, followed by Oscar on 27 and Freddy on 22. Man of the Match : Ben 

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Surrey Trust League Player of the Season

After the team photo was taken on Sunday there was an additional presentation made to Will Gudgeon who was chosen as our Surrey Trust League Player of the Year for the 2009 season.

The winners from each club are presented with a signed bat kindly donated by Surrey CCC, and a Surrey Pro usually does the honours on Finals Day. Sadly Will was unable to attend last year so he received his signed bat from Ralphie, (not a Surrey Pro), after Sunday’s match.

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6 wins in a row for Stoke 2s as Pagie leads us home

Surrey Championship Division 5

Cranleigh 2nd XI 205 for 9

Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 206 for 4

Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI, (13 points), beat Cranleigh 2nd XI by 6 wickets

Whilst the day had started quite brightly (weather wise) it clouded over at lunchtime and as the day wore on we got slowly colder. Still, the conditions were good for swing bowling and having won the toss Matt asked Cranleigh to bat first. A great start for Stoke saw the visitors 12-2 early on. Crispy was fit to bowl again and got the ball moving early on, taking a wicket in his 3rd over. Shortly afterwards the dangerous Greaves tried to take a run off a misfield, only to see Ali Mac recover the ball and throw down the stumps from mid off.

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