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Surrey Championship T20 Entry Confirmed

Part of the League Rep’s job is to make sure we’re entered for the Surrey Championship T20 competition. Surrey are one of the participating counties in this national tournament that, if the county winners are successful, they go into the regional rounds leading to a possible finals day at a First Class County Ground televised on Sky Sports. Last year our friends and neighbours from Ashtead made it to the final; John Vaughan-Davies, (Stoke groundsman who has also played the odd game for us to show us how well our square plays!), scooped the man-of-the-match award in the semi-final. Read more

Fantasy Football

Congratulations to Michael Dolman who saw off all the competition to win the Stoke Fantasy Football League:

Final League Table:

1 Dollers Dream XI – Michael Dolman – 2,100
2 TEAM GB – Dom Morley – 2,067
3 The Michelin Stars – Adam Cooke – 2,043
4 Mighty Tigers – Jeremy Connell – 2,042
5 1FloEvraCocu’sNesta – Robbie Parrett – 2,018
6 Enter Team Name – Matt Neat – 1,877
7 HOLYSHIRTSANDPANTS – Toby Tarrant – 1,782
8 Selection Nightmares – Ralph Coleman – 1,778
9 Athletic Bilbunson – Jay Stevenson – 1,748
10 The Big Fockers – Baz Medlycott – 1,731
11 Great Uncle Bulgaria – Adrian Mills – 1,720
12 The Tipster – Jack Raimondo – 1,705
13 Thomo’s Tanks – Will Thomson – 1,697
14 Matt’s Mad Men – Matt Gottschalk – 1,669
15 King of Road – Richard Parrett – 1,624
16 Handel’s Vandals – Tim Handel – 1,548 Read more

Winning draw for 1st XI against Sinjungrammarians

Surrey Championship Division 5
Stoke D’Abernon 245 for 8 dec (51.5 overs)
Sinjungrammarians 157 for 8 (49 overs)
Winning Draw to Stoke D’Abernon

With an hour of the match to go this game seemed destined to be a dull draw; but it sparked into life in the closing overs. Stoke were unable to force a win, but showed signs of edging back to their best as a few familiar faces returned to the ranks. Read more

1st XI defeat Ashtead


Stoke D’Abernon 1st XI 271 for 8 (45 overs)

Ashtead 2nd XI 143 for 9 (34 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon won on Superior Run Rate

A day to remember for Matt Gottschalk as he marked his 100th appearance for Stoke – his first as new Club Captain – with a career best score, a good catch in the deep and a good response from the players, all of whom left a positive contribution on the scorecard in a big win. Read more

Pictures from End of League Season After Party

Nick Handel snappped away after the final round of League matches and has kindly sent us the following… 

* Calm before the Yard of Ale was spotted 

* 2nd XI players discuss the Championship with their scorer and video analyst

* Mr Chairman and Mrs Secretary Read more

1st XI record highest ever finish despite last day defeat at Dorking

Surrey Championship Division 5

Dorking 206 for 9 (50 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 99 all out (30.1 overs)

Dorking, (10 points), beat Stoke D’Abernon, (0 points), by 107 runs

Both sides went into this match needing to win and rely on results elsewhere to move up the table and it was Dorking who did everything they could do for themselves as they won by 107 runs to save themselves from relegation. Stoke’s disappointing defeat in the end was academic as Farncombe got the required victory to clinch the second promotion spot. Read more

Semi-Final defeat for the Academy

Surrey Trust League – Wasim Raja Shield Semi-Final

Dulwich 297 for 5 (40 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 142 all out (34.3 overs)

Dulwich beat Stoke D’Abernon by 155 runs

For the third time in four years Stoke’s Academy suffered heartbreak at the semi-final stage of the Surrey Trust League. The class of 2010, qualified in second place in their zone, but ran into defending Wasim Raja Shield winners Dulwich determined to retain their crown. Read more

1st XI back to winning ways against Dorking

Surrey Championship Division 5

Dorking 212 all out (51.3 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 213 for 3 (35 overs)

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

Stoke captain Siddhartha Lahiri and Hiken Shah starred with ball and bat respectively as Stoke returned to winning ways with an efficient team performance over lowly Dorking. Read more