Tag Archives: Ian Hopton

James Corbishley and Ian Hopton

1st XI Win Again. All-Time Club Record Stand

Saturday 14th July 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Addiscombe 190 all out (45.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 193 for 4 (49.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets

An all-time Club record 5th wicket stand saw Stoke move up to second place in the table after another victory.

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Will Frost and Will Gudgeon

1st XI Continue Unbeaten Run. Gudgeon 81. Willo 5-50.

Saturday 7th July 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 243 for 6 declared (49 overs)
Purley 142 all out (30 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 101 runs

An early start, (credit to Purley and Stoke for working together to start at 9.30am to get things done ahead of the football), and an early finish with the right result for Stoke as they stretched their unbeaten run to five to keep pace with the leaders.

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All-Stars Cricket

All Stars Cricket Update

Cricket starts early on Saturday mornings at Stoke with children and parents attending our All Stars Cricket sessions.

Hoppy & Shawn always arrive bright eyed & bushy tailed before 9.00am to set up and then run some brilliant sessions.

We have many 5 to 8 year olds enjoying their first cricket experience, parents getting involved too. Last Saturday saw the kids beat their parents in a head to head match to much celebration.

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Robbie Blackburn

Robbie at the Double as 1s beat Cheam

Saturday 16th June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 233 all out (47 overs)
Cheam 106 all out (32.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 127 runs

Stoke’s 1st XI moved up to 2nd place in the table with a big win over lowly Cheam who arrived at the Rec with quite a few of their players seen more recently in the 2nd XI and Sunday XIs. Nevertheless the necessary was done in an entertaining and dominant manner to secure maximum points.

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Toby Tarrant Award

My Greatest XI – Toby Tarrant

Another “My Greatest XI “ has dropped into the Club in-box, this one courtesy of Toby Tarrant who writes…

Here you go guys, I’m sat by the pool in Verona compiling this. The things I do for this Club…

Ian Hopton
“Hoppy” has to be one of the first names on the teamsheet. Mr.Reliable in many ways, I can’t think of a game where he hasn’t contributed with either the ball, the bat or in the field. I’ll put him at the top of the order because the rest of this line-up likes to have a slog and we need someone to at least try and stick around. Plus we need him to lead the warm up and roll the wicket.

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Trower and Hopton batting and bowling

Trower Ton. Hoppy 5-16. Oppo Hold On

Saturday 9th June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 251 for 5 declared (52 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough 86 for 8 (52 overs)
Match Drawn – ‘Winning Draw’ to Stoke D’Abernon

A maiden league century for returning captain James Trower and a fine spell of 14-8-16-5 from Ian Hopton were highlights of a terrific display by Stoke’s 1st XI that ended in frustration as the opposition held out for a draw.

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Churt v Stoke 1s May 2018

Great win for the 1st XI at Churt

Saturday 26th May 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 137 all out (37.3 overs)
Churt 99 all out (33.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 38 runs

Exam time around the country for many, including the Club Captain, but anyone looking for a model answer on how to defend a below par total should have come to Churt’s picturesque ground for this one.

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Four Byes

Bizarre Last Ball Win for Stoke in the Surrey Champ T20

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Surrey Championship T20 – Round 1
Horsley & Send 138 for 3 (20 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 140 for 4 (20 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets

In one of the most improbable outcomes on the final ball of a match that will be talked about for years to come Stoke progressed to the next round of the Surrey Championship T20.

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