Tag Archives: Ian Hopton

1st XI crash to defeat at Godalming

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 200 all out (50.3 overs)

Godalming 201 for 3 (42.5 overs)

Godalming, (13 points), beat Stoke D’Abernon, (0 points), by 7 wickets

There were half centuries for Hiken Shah and Tom Frost, but it was a third consecutive week without a win for Stoke, and a victory for experience over youth as Godalming cruised to a seven wicket victory. Read more

1st XI declare to force win but lose at Kingstonian

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 240 for 8 dec (52.5 overs)

Kingstonian 242 for 7 (46.4 overs)

Kingstonian, (13 points), beat Stoke D’Abernon, (0 points), by 3 wickets

A brave declaration on a good batting track went unrewarded as Kingstonian became the latest club to move into promotion contention in the most erratic of divisions, securing a last over win over a Stoke side who went into the match top of the ladder. Read more

Hopton Double and Gudgeon Grit as 1st XI consolidate top spot

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 189 all out (50.4 overs)

Thames Ditton 71 all out (27.5 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (13 points), beat Thames Ditton, (0 points), by 118 runs

A superb all-round performance by Ian Hopton formed the basis of a fourth successive win for Stoke’s 1st XI to consolidate top spot in the table. Read more

Narrow T20 defeat at Premiership Sunbury

Surrey Championship T20 – Round 2

Sunbury 125 for 9 (20 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 115 for 6 (20 overs)

Sunbury won by 10 runs

Stoke gave Premiership Sunbury an almighty fright but ultimately fell to a narrow ten run defeat in the second round of the Surrey Championship T20 competition, matters still in the balance with two balls remaining when an incredible ‘team catch’ in the deep to account for Johnny Lawes put the result beyond doubt. Read more

Weekend Round Up

Match Reports for the Surrey Championship matches appear elsewhere on this site, (as does Tim Dyer’s account of the Under 17s Cup win),  but the club has enjoyed success at other levels over the weekend…

Under 9s

Johnny Lawes writes : “…In the Horsley & Send Under 9 Tournament played on Monday 31st May the boys did fantastically well in winning the plate final, (beating the winners of the main competition, Teddington, in the group stages.) They played 5 games throughout the day and I can’t name a man of the tournament as they all played well and each contributing with bat and ball. It was a long day but great fun and boys were a credit to the club.” Read more

Hiken hundred as 1st XI defeat Farncombe and earn bonus point

Surrey Championship Division 5

Farncombe 246 all out (50 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 250 for 2 (45.1 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (10 points), beat Farncombe, (0 points), by 8 wickets

An opening stand of 159 between Hiken Shah, who went on to hit a Stoke career best 110, and returning captain Siddhartha Lahiri, who hit 58, set up a comprehensive eight wicket win over Farncombe at the Rec. Read more