Tag Archives: Ben Townsend

Jase Earl v Ripley 2015

Strong New Look Oxshott XI defeat Stoke’s Sunday XI

Sunday 23rd April 2017
Maori Oxshott 265 for 6 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 127 for 9 (40 overs)
Maori Oxshott won by 138 runs

Neighbours Stoke and Oxshott met at Steels Lane and in a repeat of last year the home side were giving the majority of their 1st XI a first run out of the season, Stoke’s XI was more geared to a Sunday/2nd XI fixture and the consequences were inevitable.

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Jase Earl

Sunday XI defeated at Sutton

Sunday 16th April 2017
Stoke D’Abernon 144 all out (33.3 overs)
Sutton 146 for 6 (33.5 overs)
Sutton won by 4 wickets

Despite a spirited display in the field a Stoke Sunday XI line up including plenty of League players was left to rue a shortage of runs on a good pitch at Sutton.

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Gareth Townsend

Congrats to Gareth Townsend

Big congrats to Gareth Townsend as the Surrey CCC Academy was given a 100% mark in its annual ECB review.

Here are extracts from an article posted on the Surrey CCC web-site:

Conducted by former England Chairman of Selectors David Graveney, the review concluded that Academy Director Gareth Townsend “should be commended on running an Outstanding Academy programme, which delivers on its objectives of developing cricketers and people.”

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Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (15)

Pre-season we sent an e-mail to a pair of our most supportive parents, Hayley Townsend and the director of Surrey County Cricket Club’s Academy, Gareth, asking if they felt their Ben would be fine to start playing longer-format adult cricket for us. Parental permission secured, Ben chipped in with 15 wickets in all formats, (and displayed some incredible fielding too), to finish with these impressive numbers:

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Will Thomson and Charlie Hill v Worcester Park - August 2016

Incredible Trust League Victory over Worcester Park

Sunday 14th August 2016
Surrey Trust League
Worcester Park 202 for 7 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 206 for 8 (39.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 2 wickets

The cliché ‘you had to be there’ is often over-used but not in this case; and for those who were, this will be very much one of those ‘I was there’ games when talked about in years to come.

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Ben Townsend Catch Huddle v Walton - July 2016

Last Over Defeat for the Under 19s

Tuesday 2nd August 2016
NatWest Under 19 T20 Blast
Stoke Slayers 153 for 7 (20 overs)
Walton Warriors 154 for 5 (19.4 overs)
Walton Warriors won by 5 wickets

Again Stoke were involved in an excellent T20 Blast contest but again they ended up on the wrong side of a close game.

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Olly Trower

Under 19s show Learning and Progress

Friday 29th July 2016
Nat West Under 19 T20 Blast
Maori Oxshott Tikis 115 all out (18.4 overs)
Stoke Slayers 119 for 2 (17 overs)
Stoke Slayers won by 8 wickets

Stoke’s stop-start Under 19 T20 Blast campaign finally got going again, and their points total and net-run-rate received a nice shot in the arm with an efficient win at Oxshott; untidy in places, notably the extras conceded count, but overall whole a very good night’s work.

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Nico Spreeth v East Molesey Friendly July 2016

Young Stokers Headline T20 win at East Molesey

Friday 8th July 2016
T20 Friendly
East Molesey River Pirates 121 all out (18.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 122 for 1 (18.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 9 wickets

Why does Stoke D’Abernon Cricket Club have such a good reputation and why do people join us, stay with us and recommend us? This match was the classic example.

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U19 T20 Logo

Stoke Lose Opening Under 19 T20 Blast Match of 2016

Thursday 7th July 2016
Nat West Under 19 T20 Blast
Stoke Slayers 106 all out (18 overs)
Chessington Blue Caps 109 for 5 (19 overs)
Chessington Blue Caps won by 5 wickets

A new season of Under 19 T20 Blast Cricket began at The Rec, but the Stoke Slayers showed some old failings and fell to a narrow, albeit comfortable defeat to Chessington; a shortage of runs and not batting the overs – again! – proving crucial.

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Andy Page 91 v Old As July 2016

Sunday XI draw with Old Ashfordians

Sunday 3rd July 2016
Old Ashfordians 199 for 3 dec (43 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 163 for 8 (40 overs)
Match Drawn

After yesterday’s frustrations with the weather Stoke’s Sunday XI, (well, ten), played out an enjoyable game with the Old Ashfordians where a good declaration led to all results being possible until the last few overs.

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