Handel hundred for 1st XI in win at Croydon MO

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 157 for 9 (35 overs)

Croydon Municipal Officers 148 all out (34 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (9 points), beat Croydon MO, (0 points), by 9 runs

An emotional rollercoaster of a match saw Stoke squeeze home by just 9 runs in a match reduced to 35 overs per side after persistent rain arrived moments after the toss; Stoke skipper Siddhartha Lahiri having called correctly and choosing to bat on the lesser of two evil looking pitches.

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Dickson passes 5000 club runs as 2nd XI win with bonus point over Oxted & Limpsfield

Surrey Championship Division 5 – 2nd XI competition

Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 184 for 9 (48 overs)

Oxted & Limpsfield 2nd XI 135 all out (41.3 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (10 points), beat Oxted & Limpsfield, (0 points), by 49 runs

Having been asked to bat first there were quick runs for Malcolm Dickson – who passed 5,000 Stoke runs – on his way to 37, and Jonny Lawes who got a typically quick 30 before finding ourselves 108-5 in the 20th over.

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Surrey Championship T20 Latest

After being awarded a first round bye, Stoke still await details of their opponents in the next round, (Woking & Horsell or Sunbury)

Latest results so far received by the League:

Round 1

Trinity Mid Whitgiftian v Ashtead – No result received

Maori Oxshott v Horsley & Send – No result received

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Under 9s & Under 8s – Latest

Latest from Johnny Lawes:


There will be no Monday or Thursday training at Parkside next week during half term. The sessions on Sunday morning are to continue at Stoke for the U8s and the U9s on Sunday 30th May and Sunday 6th June. The Parkside Academy ten week training course resumes as normal the week commencing Monday 7th June and there are 6 weeks remaining for those members paid up for the course.

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Ladies Latest – Another win for Stoke and more Surrey 1st XI selections


At the weekend the Stoke Ladies won their second match of the season against Ashford by 109 runs. Claire Trafford hit an unbeaten 120 and Rosie McEwing led the bowling effort with 3 for 25.

Scorecard Link (Will be completed in full when full details available): http://sdacc.play-cricket.com/scoreboard/scorecard.asp?id=10945429

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Sunday XI lose by 42 runs at Kingston

After dismissing their hosts for 161 the Sunday XI made a promising start in reply but collapsed from 49 for no wicket to 119 all out.

Alex Bond led the Stoke bowling effort with 3 for 32 from ten overs. Rod Thomson, (2-15), took his first wickets for the club and there was a wicket each for Richie Parrett, Sam Bradford-Smith and 1st XI keeper batsman Tom Frost who would have taken notes on the stumping off his bowling by Rick Mustill!

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Hiken hundred as 1st XI defeat Farncombe and earn bonus point

Surrey Championship Division 5

Farncombe 246 all out (50 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 250 for 2 (45.1 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (10 points), beat Farncombe, (0 points), by 8 wickets

An opening stand of 159 between Hiken Shah, who went on to hit a Stoke career best 110, and returning captain Siddhartha Lahiri, who hit 58, set up a comprehensive eight wicket win over Farncombe at the Rec.

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2nd XI defeat Farncombe

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 227 for 7 (50 overs)

Farncombe 202 for 9 (50 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI, (9 points), beat Farncombe 2nd XI by 25 runs

One glance at the scorecard will tell you that 10 players were bowled during the course of this game. Was this due to the accuracy of the bowling or more down to a succession of dropped catches during both innings? I think a bit of both.

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