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Division 3 1st XI Table 11 08 2018

1st XI Promoted Again!

Saturday 11th August 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 203 all out (44.5 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough 169 all out (46.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 34 runs

Victory over Streatham & Marlborough and a surprise defeat by Epsom to relegation threatened Purley saw Stoke secure a third promotion in as many seasons.

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Dyson and Hopton - October 2017

Massive win for the 1st XI at Epsom. Yet another Record Stand.

Saturday 4th August 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Epsom 233 all out (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 234 for 7 (45 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 3 wickets

A huge win for Stoke as they increased their gap over Epsom in the promotion race with another successful run chase.

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Subba Row 105 not out v Staines 2018

1st XI Win Again. Subba Row 105 not out

Saturday 28th July 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Staines & Laleham 199 all out (49.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 200 for 4 (32.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets

An efficient put in, restrict & chase exercise at The Rec saw Stoke extend their unbeaten run to eight games and retain control of their own destiny with five games to go.

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Will Thomson v Horsley Trust

Last Over ‘Win’ for the ‘Academy’

Sunday 17th June 2018
Surrey Trust League
Stoke D’Abernon 241 for 8 (40 overs)
Horsley & Send 236 all out (39.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 5 runs

Planning for Sunday took a strange direction this week as having previously e-mailed to say they would not be able to play a Trust League fixture on this date, (copy e-mail available on request!), when contacting the opposition to re-arrange they came back saying they had a team. As people know we play nice and rather than enforce a result we scrambled an XI together, ruining any chance of a Sunday XI friendly for some but paid-up members from that squad were offered the chance. Those who declined or were unable missed out on a tremendous game.

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Trower and Hopton batting and bowling

Trower Ton. Hoppy 5-16. Oppo Hold On

Saturday 9th June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 251 for 5 declared (52 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough 86 for 8 (52 overs)
Match Drawn – ‘Winning Draw’ to Stoke D’Abernon

A maiden league century for returning captain James Trower and a fine spell of 14-8-16-5 from Ian Hopton were highlights of a terrific display by Stoke’s 1st XI that ended in frustration as the opposition held out for a draw.

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Trust League v Walton May 2018

Narrow Trust League Defeat for the Academy

Sunday 27th May 2018
Surrey Trust Development League
Walton-on-Thames 194 all out (36.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 186 for 9 (40 overs)
Walton-on-Thames won by 8 runs

Stoke suffered a narrow defeat in their opening Trust League match of the year in a game they were well placed to win at drinks during the chase, then seemingly out of it five overs later, but then almost pulling off the improbable with Club competition record 9th and 10th wicket partnerships.

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Four Byes

Bizarre Last Ball Win for Stoke in the Surrey Champ T20

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Surrey Championship T20 – Round 1
Horsley & Send 138 for 3 (20 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 140 for 4 (20 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets

In one of the most improbable outcomes on the final ball of a match that will be talked about for years to come Stoke progressed to the next round of the Surrey Championship T20.

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Lowest Career Averages to Contain a Century

In last week’s “Ask Steven” section on CricInfo “Irfan” from Pakistan asked:

I noticed that Ajit Agarkar has a Test batting average of 16.79 despite having a century to his name. Is this the lowest Test batting average to include a century?

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