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Virat Kohli

Stokers Better/Worse than Virat Kohli

This week’s Ask Steven column on CricInfo looked at one of the poorer sides of Virat Kohli’s game. The question and the answer was:

Q : Does Virat Kohli have the worst average for anyone who has bowled more than 100 overs in ODIs?

A : Virat Kohli has so far taken four wickets in one-day internationals, for an average of 166.25. That is indeed the highest average for anyone who has bowled more than 100 overs. Next comes an Indian captain of a much earlier vintage, S Venkataraghavan, whose five ODI wickets cost him 108.40 apiece. Pommie Mbwangwa of Zimbabwe, (11 wickets at 103.63), also ended up with a three-figure average.

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Sponsors' Day – Clean hitting from Nicol and Flower power sees Sponsors' XI to narrow win over the Club

Bank Holiday Monday

Sponsors XI 193 for 7 (30 Overs)

Stoke XI 180 for 8 (30 Overs)

Sponsors XI won by 13 runs

There is more to any game of cricket than simply turning up and playing on the day. Stoke’s success in recent seasons has been built on a team of passionate volunteers and sponsors; and Bank Holiday Monday saw a 30 over match played to recognise their efforts and raise important club funds.

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Development XI deny Effingham Sunday XI

Sunday Friendly

Effingham Sunday XI 167 for 8 declared (39 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon Development XI 73 for 9 (30 overs)

Match Drawn

Richie Parrett reports…with a little editorial from SDCC…

Stoke sent a Development XI to a soggy Effingham and played out a draw against a more experienced home side. The match started late to allow for some drying time to the wet outfield.

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