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
Stoke representation at the Melbourne Test in the form of Hayden Routley, (son of one of our all-time leading six-hitters Greg), who was playing “Milo Cricket” on the outfield at the interval. (http://playcricket.com.au/learn/in2cricket)
A reminder that Hayden was born in the UK, so he’s ours if he shows any signs of emulating Alastair Cook’s efforts! 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
We haven’t had one of these for a while, so here we go with this addition to series. (Link to them all here : http://www.stokecc.co.uk/my-greatest-xi/)
Club Secretary Phippsy lets talks us know his Greatest Stoke XI since joining us in 2008… Read more
Yesterday the 2017 domestic season kicked off, (on British soil – the thrilling Champion County match was already in progress), and some players who have faced Stoke in the past were in action:
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU Read more
A welcome win for Greg’s new club back home, (click here for scorecard : Dandenong West v Hallam Kalora Park January 2017), and he’s kindly taken time out from the post-match celebrations to give us an interview:
SDCC : What a What a win! Did you chase them down with overs to spare? Read more
With a cold snap in the UK, here is a round-up of how some Stokers are currently getting on in warmer climates…
WEST INDIES Read more
Anthony was back in domestic action yesterday, hitting a quick 20 in an opening stand that helped Barbados set up a formidable 50-over total of 302 against Guyana, who – without Shiv Chanderpaul selected in their XI – were well beaten.
“Very different back here…a lot more short bowling and not a lot of half-volleys.”
That’s the verdict from Greg Routley having recently returned to competitive action following a brief sabbatical from the game. Turning out for the Hallam Kalora Park Cricket Club, here are his matches so far: Read more
Jase batted 13 times in League cricket in 2016, averaging 43.14 with a highest score of 97 not out.
Many of these runs were important contributions down the order to help secure vital points for the 1st XI, (where he averaged 45.57) – maybe some pre-season tips from Kerry O’Keeffe and Greg Routley helped? Read more
Club man that he is, Jase has taken his holiday outside of the season, and his trip back to Australia for the last few weeks gave him time to catch up, in his words:
“…with a legendary Aussie cricketer and also Kerry O’Keeffe.”