Sunday XI start 2010 season with a win

Stoke’s sunday XI kicked off their season with a familiar away tie at Newdigate on Sunday 18th April. Having lost the toss Stoke were put into the field on a very sunny afternoon.

The two openers, Tom Frost and Alex Bond, both bowled well with figures of 6-2-12-1 and 6-1-18-2 respectively. First change pair of Andy Page (5-0-27-0) and John Crisp (6-2-25-0) continued to keep the run rate down and after 23 overs Newdigate were 82-3. Matt Gottschalk (10-1-35-4) and Jack Raimondo (7-1-36-1) continued the good bowling, helped by a solid fielding performance from all involved. Newdigate finally declared on 213-8 after Adam Cooke (3-0-27-0) and James Trower (4-0-25-0) finished off the 47 overs bowled by Stoke.

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