Tag Archives: Adrian Mills

1st TEN v Weybridge Vandals - August 2017

Quick Double Wins for the 1s and 2s

A short day for both League sides; the 1st XI consolidating their position in the promotion places, the 2nd XI doing the necessary and with the three results elsewhere needed to go our way going our way, promotion is back in our own hands again.

Saturday 12th August 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4
Weybridge Vandals 83 all out (28.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 89 for 3 (16.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 7 wickets

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Moumer

Sunday XI Lose Another Run Fest

Sunday 7th August 2017
Friendly
Thebertons 279 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 198 for 9 (40 overs)
Thebertons won by 81 runs

No matter what else happens this year the “village” moment of the season will be awarded to the start of this game. With the field set, the bowler at the end of his run and 2 batsmen strolling out to take guard the question was asked “Who’s keeping today?”

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Moumer

Career best for Moumer in High Scoring Sunday Friendly

Sunday 16th July 2017
Friendly
Byfleet 395 for 4 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 172 for 4 (40 overs)
Byfleet won by 223 runs

With good availability in addition to the Trust League fixture, Stoke’s Sunday XI got an extra game this weekend despite having no call on any of the younger players with the exception of the promising Sameer Khara.

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Ishan Mulchandani

Sunday XI Edged Out in Thriller by the Cryptics

Sunday 25th June 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 234 for 6 declared (39 overs)
Surrey Cryptics 237 for 9 (41.5 overs)
Surrey Cryptics won by 1 wicket

For the second day running, (and on the same strip), a Stoke XI lost at home by one wicket; but the disappointment of losing this one was far outweighed by the way the sides approached things.

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Adrian Mills by MHS

2nd XI well beaten by Cheam

Saturday 17th June 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4 – 2nd XI Competition
Cheam 2nd XI 239 for 8 declared (50.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 112 all out (34.4 overs)
Cheam 2nd XI won by 127 runs

Stoke’s 2nd XI were missing a few of their first choice team and fell to a disappointing defeat at the hands of Cheam who now have three wins in a row after losing their first four games.

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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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Andy Berry v Alleyn

2nd XI beat Alleyn

Saturday 20th May 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4 – 2nd XI Competition
Alleyn 2nd XI 149 for 6 (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 150 for 5 (33.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI won by 5 wickets

Stoke’s 2nd XI recorded their first win of the season at the third attempt with a five wicket victory over Alleyn, moving above them in the table in the process.

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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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