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Alistair McMillan 107 v Ashford - July 2016

Defeats for the 2nd XI and 3rd XI

Saturday 14th July 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 3 – 2nd XI Competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 228 for 8 (55 overs)
Ashford 2nd XI 230 for 5 (39.4 overs)
Ashford 2nd XI won by 5 wickets

Stoke’s 2nd XI posted their second highest total of the season but were unable to defend it on a good pitch and fast outfield.

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3s v Epsom Methodists June 2018

3rd XI Victorious. McMillan 70, Hafeez 57. 2s Lose.

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI 197 for 8 (40 overs)
Epsom Methodists 175 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI won by 22 runs

Good availability at the beginning of the week allowed us to accept the offer of an invitation to play the Epsom Methodists. EMCC are one of our traditional ‘Sunday XI’ opponents but a crammed fixture programme at the Rec meant this was one we had to miss this year…so it was great when they were able to host a Saturday game and enough of our ‘I’ll play either day’ candidates were able to attend.

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Over 40s v Weybridge June 2018

Over 40s beat Weybridge on Last Ball with 27 off the Final Over

Thursday 14th June 2018
Friendly
Weybridge Over 40s 176 for 6 (20 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon Over 40s 180 for 4 (20 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon Over 40s won by 6 wickets

What is it about T20 matches at Stoke this year? With the boffins at CricInfo looking into our seemingly unique Surrey Championship T20 win against Horsley & Send in May, (http://www.stokecc.co.uk/2018/05/25/t20-win-over-horsley-send-on-cricinfos-radar/), they’ll be at it again to see if a side has ever won a match with three sixes off the last three balls…and before you ask, remember that Ben Stokes wasn’t hit for all those sixes off the last four balls of that World T20 Final…and he had 19 runs to play with. Stoke needed 24 off the last over of this one.

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AGM News (Minutes Now Available)

The recent AGM – overseen by new President Stephen Finch – was very much a case of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ following our excellent 2017 season, most of the roles and responsibilities for 2018 remaining unchanged. James Trower continues as Club Captain, likewise Jase Earl retains his role skippering the 2nd XI.

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Reino Grobler 102 on debut v Woodmansterne - September 2017

Debut Century for Reino Grobler as Stoke win Big at Woodmansterne

Saturday 23rd September 2017
Friendly
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.

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Colts Awards 2

Colts Awards – Sunday 3rd

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.

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3rd XI lose narrowly at Guildford

Saturday 26th August 2017
Friendly
Guildford 82 all out (27 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI 69 all out (32.2 overs)
Guildford won by 13 runs

Good availability for the League sides provided an opportunity to play an additional friendly match. In the end, numbers fell back after demands for players higher up the chain, another also pulled out two after confirming he was available; but Stoke still managed to get a team of ten and nearly pulled off a great win.

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2s and 3s v Chessington

Double Defeat at Chessington

Stoke started the week with just one scheduled fixture at Chessington, but ended up playing two games!

Saturday 8th July 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4 – 2nd XI Competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 261 for 5 (55 overs)
Chessington 2nd XI 265 for 3 (45 overs)
Chessington 2nd XI won by 7 wickets

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