Saturday saw the latest Quiz Night at the Club that was well attended with a good spread of ages and representation from the various sections.
Quiz Master Peter Andrew did a tremendous job as always, this year showing a never before seen, (or needed), talent for crowd control with a group of well-oiled 1st XI players carrying on their day after the rugby and other various sporting & social events! Read more
This week’s “Ask Steven” feature on CricInfo saw one follower ask:
Which bowler has the best record of hitting the stumps, given a large amount of wickets?
The answer was:
Of the 181 bowlers who have so far taken 100 or more Test wickets, the two with the highest percentage of bowled dismissals are the 19th-century England pair of George Lohmann, with 51 out of 112, or 45.53% bowled, and Johnny Briggs, with 52 out of 118, (44.06%) 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
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
Saturday 23rd September 2017
Stoke D’Abernon 181 all out (38 overs)
Woodmansterne 49 all out (15.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 132 runs
In, (probably), our final match of the season we travelled to Woodmansterne and played out an enjoyable, yet unusually one-sided, match on a lovely September afternoon. Read more
Two weeks ago a large section of Stoke players and supporters were at Ripley to celebrate a 2nd XI win that completed a DOUBLE PROMOTION for both our Saturday League sides.
Thanks to Dick Frost for this picture…
…and to Peter Phipps for this one taken earlier at tea… Read more
Sunday 10th September 2017
Stoke D’Abernon 145 all out (33 overs)
Old Wimbledonians 83 all out (30.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 62 runs
With decent availability for a Sunday fixture Old Wimbledonians were quick to snap us up when we placed our advert and the sides played out a fun game on a cold-ish day, Stoke emerging victorious just as the rains came. Well done to the home captain for getting the forecast just right! Read more
Whilst the Sunday XI were taking care of business in Thames Ditton, the Colts’ awards were being handed out at HQ.
A good event considering the weather. Approximately 100 turned up, including some brave hungover seniors; Ian Hopton, Shawn Dyson, Dan Gluckman, Tom Frost, Will Frost, James Trower, Max Subba Row, Andy Berry, Jack Raimondo and Charlie Hill. Read more
Saturday 2nd September 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4 – 2nd XI Competition
Ripley 2nd XI 92 all out (41 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 93 for 0 (18.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI won by 10 wickets
Needing a win to guarantee promotion, Stoke’s 2nd XI did the necessary with another great win at picturesque Ripley. Read more