Tag Archives: Advent Calendar 2016

Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (23)

23 players made their first appearance for the Club in senior cricket, (Championship, Sunday XI, Trust League, U19 T20 Blast and T20), in 2016(*)

Andrew Birch
Regardt Botes
Zach Burrage
Alex Clinton
Tom Dennis
Anya Devon-Berry(*)
Simon Fisher
Lorenzo Fourie
Josh Gilbertson
David Hill
Roddy Kelso
Jack Kirchner
Luke Kirchner
Deepak Malhotra
James Miller
James Mitchell
Harry Nawaz
Yeshpaul Rai
Majid Sialvi
Ali Siddiqi
Charlie Stamp
Geoff Vinall
Will Yeeles Read more

Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (22)

A 22nd different name appeared on our Player of the Year trophy in 2016. James Miller… drew-and-james-miller

…wasted little time racking up the poles, taking 6 for 24 on debut and going on to take 43 wickets, (all in the League), at 12.63 with a best of 7 for 35 against Chertsey.

Add in some useful contributions down the order with the bat, his time working with players at all levels of the Club and doing all jobs around the Clubhouse and on the square, to say he was a very popular acquisition is an understatement. Read more

Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (20)

We played our usual mix of competitive, friendly and age-group T20 cricket this year.

In senior T20 we recorded a great victory over Valley End in the first round of the Surrey Championship T20 competition, (that gave the 1st XI squad a lot of momentum at the time after an indifferent start to the season), and we went through the next round on a bowl-out before losing to eventual Finals Day participants Weybridge. Read more

Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (18)

Will Thomson started the season in Manchester and ended it in China, but still managed 18 games in between, (he travelled from Manchester on the morning of a couple of games, but for the record didn’t fly in from China for any!); making appearances for all the XIs and fulfilling a number of batting, bowling and keeping roles; then latterly taking on the role of Trust League Captain where he played arguably the best captain’s innings by a Stoke skipper since we entered the Trust League in 2007. Read more

Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (16)

Sixteen different players appeared in what turned out to be a reduced Under 19 T20 Blast programme in 2016, availability savaged by injuries and holiday commitments. Nevertheless when the squad took the field they showed growth and learning that they took into their weekend longer format cricket. Read more