Tag Archives: Adrian Taylor

Great win for the 1st XI at Churt

Saturday 26th May 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 137 all out (37.3 overs)
Churt 99 all out (33.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 38 runs

Exam time around the country for many, including the Club Captain, but anyone looking for a model answer on how to defend a below par total should have come to Churt’s picturesque ground for this one. Read more

1st XI Promoted with Victory over Alleyn

Saturday 3rd September 2016
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 5
Alleyn 188 all out (46.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 103 for 5 (26 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won on Faster Scoring Rate

After a few near misses Stoke’s 1st XI finally secured promotion to Division 4 with a home win over Alleyn, the victory achieved on run-rate although once the 20 over mark had been reached to constitute a match, Stoke were never behind the target score. Read more

1st XI beat Battersea Ironsides – Dan Gluckman 7 for 22

Saturday 27th August 2016
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 5
Battersea Ironsides 109 all out (39.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 110 for 5 (26.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 5 wickets

It’s a popular thing for successful teams to say that over a season somebody puts their hand up in a game or two to help the effort. This week, it was Dan Gluckman. Read more

Stalemate for the 1st XI at Churt

Saturday 30th July 2016
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 5
Churt 189 for 9 (55 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 144 for 7 (45 overs)
‘Winning Draw’ to Churt

The top two sides met at Churt’s picturesque ground, and whilst the match had enough quality to justify its top billing, it ended in a rather flat draw with the home side choosing to defend their position in the table, as anyone would have done, Stoke unable to mount the necessary charge to secure additional match and bonus points. Read more

1st XI beat Old Pauline

Saturday 23rd July 2016
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 5
Old Pauline 117 all out (33.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 119 for 2 (30.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 8 wickets

Here are the thoughts of Chairman Drew deputising for our usual team of correspondents who weren’t at the Stoke Rec this weekend: Read more

T20 defeat but good workout at Weybridge

Thursday 30th June 2016
Surrey Championship T20 – Round 3
Weybridge 140 for 8 (20 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 68 all out (16 overs)

Despite the result this was a productive workout for Stoke with a number of players short on match-practice due to holidays or participating in short games recently getting overs under their belts, time at the crease and fielding into their legs. Read more

Narrow Trust League Win for the Academy

Sunday 19th June 2016
Surrey Trust League
Stoke D’Abernon 213 all out (32.4 overs)
Godalming 209 all out (39.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 4 runs

Stoke’s Academy nearly paid the penalty for not using 7.2 of their allotted 40 overs at Godalming, but did enough to maintain their 100% record in the competition with a narrow win. Read more

AGM News : New Club Captain

The Club’s AGM yesterday saw a decent turnout…and the usual variety of reasons for apologising for absence!

Overseen by Drew who captured a review of last year and an update on the Clubhouse extension, (we’re nearly there – we now need to pay off the ECB loan and we’re done – for that we still need your donations : https://www.justgiving.com/sdacc/donate/) Read more

Surrey Championship T20 Entry Confirmed

Part of the League Rep’s job is to make sure we’re entered for the Surrey Championship T20 competition. Surrey are one of the participating counties in this national tournament that, if the county winners are successful, they go into the regional rounds leading to a possible finals day at a First Class County Ground televised on Sky Sports. Last year our friends and neighbours from Ashtead made it to the final; John Vaughan-Davies, (Stoke groundsman who has also played the odd game for us to show us how well our square plays!), scooped the man-of-the-match award in the semi-final. Read more