Tag Archives: Ben Townsend

2s continue unbeaten run with Winning Draw against Kempton

Saturday 22nd June 2019
AJ Fordham Surrey Championship – 2nd XI competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 255 all out (49.2 overs)
Kempton 2nd XI 228 for 7 (50 overs)
Match Drawn – ‘Winning Draw’ to Stoke D’Abernon

A second successive winning draw extended Stoke’s 2nd XI’s unbeaten run to three games with an evenly contested game at The Rec where ultimately an excellent pitch was the winner. Read more

2nd XI Secure Winning Draw at Merstham

Saturday 15th June 2019
AJ Fordham Surrey Championship – 2nd XI competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 177 all out (50.3 overs)
Merstham 2nd XI 141 for 8 (56 overs)
Match Drawn – ‘Winning Draw’ to Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI

Stoke’s second string built on their victory from the previous week with a winning draw at Merstham. The match was similar to the 1st XI game where a lost toss made batting difficult first up; but a total was posted and wickets were taken at good times after tea to force the opposition to bat out for a draw. Read more

Duncs on the Surrey Honours Board

Congrats to Duncs for making it on to the Surrey Bowling Honours Board for his spell of 7 for 44 to help us beat Ripley last Saturday.

Those not following our Twitter feed may also have missed comment that before Duncs took his 5th wicket, this was the live list of Stokers with the most Club wickets but no 5-for: Read more

Sunday XI Win by 99

Sunday 2nd June 2019
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 252 all out (38.5 overs)
Allstars of Chichester 153 all out (28.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 99 runs

A new poster boy for a Sunday XI match report as Saud Ahmed hit 87 on home debut, (after a second ball duck the previous day on Club debut), to help Stoke post a formidable total that, one player aside, the opposition looked unlikely to chase. Read more

Century for Jase in Big Win for the Sunday XI

Sunday 26th May 2019
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 233 for 7 (40 overs)
Badgers 116 all out (34.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 117 runs

A big and morale boosting win for Stoke’s Sunday XI as the batting line up, boosted by a bit of senior assistance from Jase Earl, racked up a formidable total; then a bowling attack that could easily have gone out together in the previous day’s League fixture were any of them available did a great job as a unit. Read more

2s start 2019 with the narrowest of defeats

Saturday 27th April 2019
Friendly
Chipstead Coulsdon & Walcountians 2nd XI 182 all out (39.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 181 all out (40 overs)
Chipstead Coulsdon & Walcountians 2nd XI won by 1 run

On a cold and generally grey dry day with the remnants of Storm Hannah still present, Stoke and Chipstead played out a tight and competitive, but good spirited friendly that gave good match time to the players. Read more

Ducks by Brothers in the Same Innings

A rare – but not unique – piece of history in the first test between Pakistan and Australia recently where the Marsh brothers were both dismissed for a duck in the same innings. Andrew Samson at Test Match Special, and soon after Steven Lynch at CricInfo, looked into how many times this has happened, and there were only seven previous instances: Read more

Late season fun at Oxshott

Sunday 16th September 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 220 for 5 (40 overs)
Maori Oxshott 222 for 5 (38.4 overs)
Maori Oxshott won by 4 wickets

With the clubs in different divisions in League cricket and the pre-season friendly wiped out by rain it took until mid-September to play a game against our friends and neighbours this year. It was worth the wait, though, as the sides played out an enjoyable match. Stoke took this one deep but the home side timed their run chase well with former Stoker George Depree pulling a six to win to and end his reign as Maori Oxshott’s Sunday skipper. Read more

Will Thomson Century but Stoke fall just short at Ashford

Saturday 15th September 2018
Friendly
Ashford 214 all out (38.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 205 for 8 (40 overs)
Ashford won by 9 runs

A great all-round individual performance from Will Thomson that included a maiden century wasn’t quite enough to score a win at Ashford who kindly offered us the fixture in the week after their original opposition never confirmed the fixture. Read more