Tag Archives: James Whitmarsh

Career Runs in Sixes

Mr Handel from Cobham contacted the Club to ask what proportion of runs he and his peers have made in 6s. In some rare down-time over the Christmas period we’ve now managed to put a couple of things together that we hope answers his query.

Of the players that played in 2018, here are the percentages of their career runs for the Club in sixes. To make this list you must have hit a minimum of eight career sixes and scored a minimum of 150 runs for the Club: Read more

Narrow Defeat for the 1st XI

Saturday 1st September 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Old Rutlishians 220 for 6 (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 214 all out (48.5 overs)
Old Rutlishians won by 6 runs

The previous week’s results meant this wasn’t the expected title decider, but Stoke and Old Ruts showed why they were the best two sides in the division by serving up a tremendous match to end the League season where all results were possible going into the final few deliveries. Read more

Massive win for the 1st XI at Epsom. Yet another Record Stand.

Saturday 4th August 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Epsom 233 all out (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 234 for 7 (45 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 3 wickets

A huge win for Stoke as they increased their gap over Epsom in the promotion race with another successful run chase. Read more

Exciting Draw for the 1s. Trower Milestone.

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 216 all out (55 overs)
Old Rutlishians 209 for 8 (48 overs)
‘Winning Draw’ to Old Rutlishians

A high quality 2nd v 1st match where all results were possible going into the final overs saw Old Rutlishians, who occupied top spot, bat out the final few balls to maintain their position. Stoke dropped to fourth in the table due to other results but are still very much in touch. Read more

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. Read more

1st XI lose to Epsom

Saturday 2nd June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Epsom 206 for 7 declared (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 117 all out (30.3 overs)
Epsom won by 89 runs

All of the Stoke 1st XI matches this season have been won by the side batting first and the trend continued at The Rec as another good bowling and fielding display – for some part with a man down – on a generally unresponsive pitch was met with a short second innings. Read more

League Dinner 2017

Surrey Championship League Dinner time and 17 Stokers made it to The Oval via the pub.

Firstly a thanks to Drew for making this happen for us and it was a shame he wasn’t able to attend an excellent evening himself due to another commitment. A space was kept for the Club Captain… Read more

1st XI Promoted!

Saturday 26th August 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4
Horsley & Send 120 all out (42.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 123 for 1 (17.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 9 wickets

Stoke’s 1st XI secured back to back promotions with a nine wicket victory over already doomed Horsley & Send at The Rec. Read more

1st XI do the necessary at Horsley & Send

Saturday 17th June 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4
Horsley & Send 177 all out (46.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 181 for 4 (33.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets

Stoke’s 1st XI maintained their position at the summit of the division with an efficient ‘put in & chase’ performance against Horsley & Send who were captained by former Stoker Brian Berthoud. There was a 1st XI debut for Thomas Dennis. Read more