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
Congrats to Nat on being voted as the Surrey’s Woman Player of the Year at the end of season awards held this week.
Full details here : https://www.kiaoval.com/main-news/sangakkara-wins-big-at-end-of-season-awards/
Stoke graduate Sophie Pout, (http://sdacc.play-cricket.com/website/player_stats_widget/batting_stats/233369?rule_type_id=179), also collected the County Player of the Year award. Read more
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Recently there has been a run on articles, (you may have to click on the images below to enlarge them depending on what device you are reading this on), featuring former Stokers and those with connections to the club; plus news of players in the professional game who have faced Stoke in recent seasons; notably Jason Roy, Richie Richardson, Kamau Leverock, Josh Poysden and Andrew Westphal. Read more