Ben Foakes made a century in his first Test innings last week, and this fitted in nicely with some other analysis we were doing after CricInfo were asked to look at one or two things by their followers.
Four Stokers have made a century on their debut, (in Claire Trafford’s case she arrived on the scene with a score of 213 not out!), and many others have got to three figures in pretty quick time. Read more
Last week’s Ask Steven column on CricInfo looked at people who opened the batting and the bowling in the same ODI. The question and the answer was:
Q : Mehidy Hasan opened the batting and bowling for Bangladesh in the Asia Cup final. How many times has this happened? Read more
This week’s “Ask Steven” column on CricInfo had a question raised about Strike Rates.
Looking at our own stats, to the end of the 2017 season 74 Stokers have scored more than 2000 runs for the Club…only three have a career Strike Rate of over 100.00: Read more
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? Read more
Followers of CricInfo will have recently seen this remarkable scorecard between Mpumalanga Under-19s Women v Easterns Under-19s Women:
Scorecard : http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/1072767.html Read more
Article : http://www.espncricinfo.com/blogs/content/story/1072726.html
Women’s Cricket Southern League
Stoke D’Abernon 323 for 3
East Herts Ladies 45 all out
Stoke D’Abernon won by 278 runs
Amy Page, (107), and Sophie Pout, (118 not out), both smashed centuries and shared a 3rd wicket stand of 202 as the Stoke ladies racked up 323 runs for the loss of just four wickets in their allotted 40 overs. Read more
At the weekend the Stoke Ladies won their second match of the season against Ashford by 109 runs. Claire Trafford hit an unbeaten 120 and Rosie McEwing led the bowling effort with 3 for 25.
Scorecard Link (Will be completed in full when full details available): http://sdacc.play-cricket.com/scoreboard/scorecard.asp?id=10945429 Read more