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Awards Night Review

Saturday saw the end of League, (still September friendlies to play), celebrations at HQ.

Jo served up a fantastic curry for everyone and with stomachs lined for what was to be consumed later, the Captains and Drew gave their reviews of the season before President Finch handed out the awards.

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Malcolm 500

500 Games for Malc but Sunday XI Beaten

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 193 for 7 (40 overs)
Thames Ditton 195 for 4 (31.1 overs)
Thames Ditton won by 6 wickets

The last home game of the season ended in defeat but some very good things came from this one, notably contributions from our younger players.

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Dickson and Chris Finch

Malc passes 8000 runs. Finchy (Chris) reaches 400 caps. Sunday XI lose.

Sunday 5th August 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 151 for 9 (40 overs)
Woodmansterne 153 for 6 (35.4 overs)
Woodmansterne won by 4 wickets

Better than normal Sunday availability led to us being able to search for an additional friendly match and our friends from Woodmansterne were able to offer us a fixture.

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Sunday : P2 L2

Sunday 8th July 2018

After the highs of the previous day both Stoke XIs fell to defeat in the Sunday programme, but credit to everyone for making these games happen given other choices of sport this weekend…

Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 230 for 7 declared (40 overs)
Bank of England 231 for 7 (34.4 overs)
Bank of England won by 3 wickets

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Geoff Vinall

Enjoyable day despite defeat for the Sunday XI

Sunday 1st July 2018
Friendly
Old Ashfordians 229 for 4 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 200 for 7 (40 overs)
Old Ashfordians won by 29 runs

The original Women’s Surrey Trust League match was postponed in the week after the opposition were unable to raise a side. This left the Stoke Rec free for a home friendly and our good friends the Old Ashfordians were able to come along and play.

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Sunday XI v Cheam 10 June 2018

Sunday XI win at Cheam

Sunday 10th June 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 226 for 7 (40 overs)
Cheam 154 all out (35.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 72 runs

Stoke’s Sunday XI recorded an impressive win at Cheam who were, as ever, welcoming hosts. There was the added bonus of the game being moved to Cheam’s main pitch after their scheduled Development Trust League game against Guildford was scratched by their opposition. Oddly one of their Development XI couldn’t be cajoled into this fixture so we faced a short-handed opposition for the second week running.

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Neil Foster

Sunday XI thrash the Richmond Nomads

Sunday 20th May 2018
Friendly
Richmond Nomads 117 all out (28 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 120 for 0 (21.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 10 wickets

Stoke made very short work of a Richmond Nomads side who made a curious decision to choose to bat despite midweek discussions about relative strengths and the result of last year’s emergency fixture.

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Peter Phipps 79 v Thames Ditton September 2017

Sunday XI win at Thames Ditton : Phippsy 79

Sunday 3rd September 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 199 for 6 (40 overs)
Thames Ditton 188 for 9 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 11 runs

After the euphoria of the previous day cricket resumed with an entertaining game at Giggs Hill Green, Stoke emerging victorious by 11 runs. Both sides should take a lot of credit for playing through persistent drizzle and on occasion arctic conditions.

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Stoke v Epsom Methodists June 2017

Defeat for Sunday XI but Youngsters Shine

Sunday 11th June 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 148 for 9 (40 overs)
Epsom Methodists 149 for 5 (34.4 overs)
Epsom Methodists won by 5 wickets

An inspection of the scorecard makes this look like a routine ‘restrict & chase’ for the opposition, but it was far from that. Stoke can take a number of positives from this, notably the contributions from their younger players.

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Hampton Hill CC

Sunday Friendly Victory at Hampton Hill

Sunday 28th May 2017
Friendly
Hampton Hill 155 for 9 (39.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 128 for 6 (28.3 overs) – revised target
Stoke D’Abernon won by 4 wickets

Firstly a massive thank you to our friends from Hampton Hill for choosing us from the list of clubs who would have responded to their advert.

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