This week’s “Ask Steven” column on CricInfo had a question raised about Strike Rates.
Looking at our own stats, to the end of the 2017 season 74 Stokers have scored more than 2000 runs for the Club…only three have a career Strike Rate of over 100.00: Read more
What a difference a week or so makes. Going into the last week of the regular season with qualification uncertain, Perth won their final group game against the Melbourne Renegades to make the semi-finals against the Sydney Thunder.
Nat made runs, (she also made runs against the Renegades), took catches and effected a run out to help secure a place on Sunday morning’s final. Read more
A good couple of days for our Stokers around the world.
Shawn bagged five wickets on Day 1 for Western Province, (Hoppy got a few overs in too), to set up a commanding first innings lead. Scorecard here, (you may need to click on the image to enlarge it depending on the device you’re viewing this on): Read more
Overnight Nat made a sensational start in the Women’s Big Bash League.
Having moved from the Melbourne Stars to the Perth Scorchers this year…
…she smashed 84 from 46 balls with 11×4 and 3×6 to help post 188 for 6, a total that was just too much for Adelaide who fell 18 runs short. Read more
A good weekend for all our Stokers around the world.
Nat top scored for England’s women as they won the second T20 of the Ashes series, (http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/11037/scorecard/1086068/Australia-Women-vs-England-Women-2nd-T20I-aus-w-v-eng-w-2017-18), described as a “superb cameo.” Later in the match she also took a great catch in the outfield. Read more
Yesterday in South Africa, table-topping Western Province batted first against Bellville on the first day. Shawn found himself at the crease before lunch and needing support from Hoppy at the other end afterwards, (second highest partnership of the innings), to post a total. The innings eventually closed on 155 with Shawn stranded on 32. Read more
A good weekend for our Stokers overseas.
Those following our Twitter feed will have seen Shawn & Hoppy record a convincing 8-wicket win in their first two-day game yesterday afternoon, Shawn bagging a nice 6-34 in the second innings yesterday… Read more
The ECB have picked out Nat as one of the players to watch in their Women’s Ashes preview:
Following a great World Cup, the first game of the Women’s Ashes is due to be played tomorrow at a sold-out Allan Border Field, Brisbane.
Captain Heather Knight and her team will be hoping to regain The Ashes which went to Australia in 2015, and with the start of the series just hours away excitement is at a high. Read more